Susie Youssef is a comedian, actor, writer and improviser.
She is a regular cast member on Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia which premiered on Foxtel’s The Comedy Channel in 2016 and screened on Network TEN in 2017. Susie was part of the ensemble cast on ABC TV’s How Not To Behave and has guest starred in The Chaser’s Media Circus, The Checkout, Channel 9’s Here Come The Habibs, ABC comedy series Rosehaven and the second season of No Activity, which screens on Stan.
Susie 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.
She 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. Susie has performed internationally as a guest at Improvaganza in Edmonton, Dad’s Garage in Atlanta and The Del Close Marathon in New York. Susie studied at the iO Theatre in Chicago and ate all the burgers.
Following a sold-out run at the Sydney Fringe Festival in 2014, 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 Owl Eyes On You and in 2016, Susie made her Edinburgh Fringe and London debut in Check Youssef Before You Wreck Youssef.
In 2017, Susie continues to test the limit of her anxiety with a new show Behave Youssef.
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
MICF & Sydney Comedy Festival 2017
CHECK YOUSSEF BEFORE YOU WRECK YOUSSEF
MICF & Sydney Comedy Festival 2016, Brisbane Comedy Festival 2017
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