Speech and Drama – Penny Larkins – 2020

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Speech and Drama


Penny Larkins is a performer and communicator with 25 years as a professional singer, actor, writer, educator, choir director and workshop facilitator.  Penny combines studies towards MFA in Voice (NIDA), Bachelor of Arts Musical Theatre (WAAPA) and Diploma of Education (RMIT) with a lifetime of practical and empathic experience to cultivate a rich palette of expressions and capacities.  From musical genres as diverse as opera, musical theatre, jazz and folk through a myriad of character roles, she employs a deftly dynamic range of nuance and power to ‘champion the blank canvas’, giving life and depth to any undertaking.


Performance and project involvement include Boy From Oz, the original Australasian tour of Mamma Mia!, Hamlet, Oz Opera’s ‘Way Dead Cool’, Doubt: A Parable, Woodford Festival Fire Event finale, premiere of Ned (a new Australian Musical), Punctum Live Arts Hardcore Member and curation of Quiet Place concert series.


Teaching experience includes Penn State University, University of Southern Mississippi, Jugend in Wien (Austria), NIDA, AIM, Sydney Children’s Festival choir, Melbourne Millennium Chorus and Schools Chorus.









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