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.

Queenie van de Zandt is a towering force in the world of Australian musical theatre, cabaret, and comedy. From unforgettable performances in musicals such as Next to Normal (James Terry Collective) and Into the Woods (Victorian Opera), to roles in popular TV series’ such as Upright II (Foxtel/Binge) and The Newsreader S1, 2 & 3 (ABC), to movie appearances in Girl Clock and Scooby Doo and memorable 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 her boutique production house Amazon Woman Enterprises, Queenie has created four albums and co-written & co-produced several multi-award-winning shows, such as BLUE: The Song of Joni Mitchell. She also nurtures her cult following of her comedy alter-ego Jan van de Stool, with regular online offerings and performances.

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 professional sand gifted students.

With a staggering 21 major theatre award nominations and 8 well-deserved wins under her belt, Queenie van de Zandt's talent continues to be recognised with each new achievement. Queenie has been a proud and active member of MEAA Actors Equity since 1988. Follow along: @QueenievdZandt | @JanvandeStool |@AMTAcademy

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