Amelia Cormack is a USA-based singer, actor, songwriter, musician and voice-over artist with international credits in music theatre, theatre, cabaret, film and television, and voice-over. She first trod the boards of a professional stage at 13, in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Really Useful Group). She completed a BA (Performance Studies) at the University of Sydney, before graduating from WAAPA in 2004 with a BA (Music Theatre).
And Eryn recently saw her in Kinky Boots when it came to Greenville!
Amelia talks about the many things she has accomplished in her performing career. She talks about her involvement in theatre, film, touring, singing at award shows, and voiceover work. She goes into detail about the differences in performing at different places all around the world and how they vary.
“If you can dream it, you can do it,” she says. If you are passionate about it enough, then it will happen. You have to prove to the universe that you can take a risk.
As artists, never be afraid to create your own work and keep on honing your craft.
In This Episode:
1:59- When did you decide that you wanted to be an actor?
3:03- So you studied at the Western Australian Company and the University of Sydney… What kind of training did you do at these schools?
5:00- How important do you think it is to go to University versus going straight to auditioning for jobs?
6:48- Amelia talks about singing at award ceremonies and how she got those opportunities.
8:51- How did you get involved in your TV and Film appearances?
10:48- What are the differences between theatre acting and film acting?
12:43- Amelia and Eryn talk about her work in getting involved and touring with Kinky Boots, and the lovely Kinky Boots Family!
18:44- How is touring in the UK and Australia different from touring in the US?
20:33- Where did you do these regional theatre productions at? How is the level of the regional theatres different between Australia and the UK and the US?