Susie Youssef is a comedian, actor, writer, improviser and a creative and financial enigma.
She was part of the ensemble cast on ABC TV’s How Not To Behave and guest starred on The Chaser’s Media Circus, The Checkout and Channel 9’s Here Come The Habibs.
Susie studied at the iO Theatre in Chicago and performed with Dad’s Garage Theatre Company in Atlanta. She has written, performed and produced comedy for stage, radio and television in Australia and around the world. In 2014, she played the lead role in the Hayloft Project’s award-winning play The Boat People.
Following a sold-out run at the Sydney Fringe Festival, Susie made her solo debut at the Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festivals in her sketch comedy show, Sketchual Chocolate. She returned to the comedy festival circuit in 2015 with her second solo sketch show, Owl Eyes On You. She performed her new show Check Youssef Before You Wreck Youssef at the MICF, SCF and Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016.
Susie is a regular performer at the Sydney Comedy Store and Giant Dwarf Theatre and has performed at Splendour in the Grass, Secret Garden Festival and Homebake. She has performed internationally as a guest at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Improvaganza (Edmonton) and The Del Close Marathon in New York.
Susie is a member of the ensemble cast in the Australian version of Whose Line Is It Anyway? which premiered on Foxtel’s The Comedy Channel in 2016 and screens on Network TEN in 2017. In 2016, Susie appeared on Rosehaven, a comedy series for ABC TV and the second season of No Activity, which screens on Stan.
NO ACTIVITY (Season 2)
Role: Anousha. Dir: Trent O’Donnell, No Activity S2 Pty Ltd 2016
Role: Gez. Dir: Jonathan Brough & Shaun Wilson, Rosehaven Series One Pty Ltd 2016
HERE COME THE HABIBS
Role: Marie. Dir: Darren Ashton, HABIBS TV Pty Ltd 2016
HOW NOT TO BEHAVE
Role: Ensemble Sketch Cast (Regular). Dir: Craig Anderson, ABC / Screentime Pty Ltd 2015
Role: Player #3. Dir: Shane Dunlop, Dunlopedia Productions 2015
Dir: Various, ABC / The Chaser 2015
Guest. Dunlopedia Productions 2015
THE CHASER’S MEDIA CIRCUS
Guest. ABC / The Chaser 2014
SCARE BNB (Short)
Role: Ksenia. Dir: Martin Stirling, Me And You Productions 2016
KEVIN NEEDS TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS: BECAUSE EVERYONE HATES HIM FOR SOME REASON (Short)
Role: Jane. Dir: Scott Walmsley, 2014
Role: Lina. Dir: Matthew Foster, 2011
THE BOAT PEOPLE
Role: Sarah. Dir: Benedict Hardie, The Hayloft Project 2014
CHECK YOUSSEF BEFORE YOU WRECK YOUSSEF
MICF & Sydney Comedy Festival 2016
OWL EYES ON YOU
MICF & Sydney Comedy Festival 2015
Sydney Fringe Festival, MICF & Sydney Comedy Festival 2014
THE RONNIE JOHNS HALF HOUR
Jigsaw Entertainment Pty Ltd 2006