Queenie van de Zandt

Queenie van de Zandt, a towering force in the world of Australian musical theatre, cabaret, and comedy, has a career that has left audiences in awe.

From unforgettable performances in musicals such as Next to Normal (James Terry Collective) and Into the Woods (Victorian Opera), to hilarious cameos in blockbuster TV series such as Upright II (Foxtel/Binge) and The Newsreader S1&2 (ABC), to movie appearances in Girl Clock and Scooby Doo and breathtaking stage productions like Women of Troy (STC/Malthouse) and Abigail’s Party (Ensemble), Queenie has made her mark as a multi-talented powerhouse.

As the driving force behind boutique production house Amazon Woman Enterprises, Queenie has created four albums and co-written & co-produced the award-winning BLUE: The Song of Joni Mitchell. She also nurtures her cult following with regular online offerings and performances as her alter-ego Jan van de Stool.

For over two decades, Queenie has also been one of Australia's most respected arts educators, and in 2015, she co-founded The Australian Musical Theatre Academy (AMTA), which brings together top-tier industry professionals and gifted students.

With a staggering 20 major theatre award nominations and seven well-deserved wins under her belt, Queenie van de Zandt's talent continues to be recognized with each new achievement. Follow @QueenievdZandt to keep up with this inspiring performer and artist.

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