Samantha is a colouratura soprano from Melbourne who has been performing nationally and internationally since she was 12 years old. Samantha recently appeared in "The Sound of Music" with Babirra Theatre company playing the role of The Mother Abbess for which she received a Lyrebird nomination for the best actress in a supporting role. She also currently sings with the Victorian Opera Company and in the Opera Australia chorus, and recently performed in La Boheme at the Sydney Opera House.
As a passionate singer, she has performed on stage across Australia, in London , Belgium and New York. She has an extensive list of awards and prizes and in was accepted as a Young Artist in the Elardo Opera Program with the Intermezzo Foundation of New York, which was held in Brugge, Belgium were she portrayed the lead role of Guido’s mother in the musical “Nine”. Samantha performed in the New York Music Theatre Festival playing the leading role of Satin Woman in the new Musical “Nightingale and the Satin Woman”.
She has been a member of Melbourne City Opera and Melbourne Opera companies in a variety of roles as well as portraying a variety of leading roles in a Music Theatre productions including Carlotta in "The Phantom of the Opera" with CLOC, Miss Baltimore Crabs in "Hairspray" and Cosette in "Les Miserables "with Altona City Theatre.
Samantha sings at many corporate events as an undercover entertainer and portrays the comic character of “Vilia Parmagiana”. She is also well known for her work as a featured artist at Carols by Candlelights and community events around Melbourne and has become a popular and regular performer at some of Melbourne's most loved restaurants at themed opera and theatre nights.
Samantha holds a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Speech Pathology with a specialization in voice Therapy. She currently runs her own private Voice Therapy Practice "In Good Voice" - www.ingoodvoice.com.au