MOTHER & SON
Role: Anita. Dir: Roger Hodgman, Mother And Son Live Pty Ltd 2014
THE NEW BLACK
Role: Naomi Auspicious Arts Projects Inc 2012
MUSICAL MELODIES IN THE PARK 2012
Performer City of Stonnington 2012
BROADWAY TO AUSTRALIA
Performer Flaherty & Ahrens Australian tour 2009
Role: Hortense The Production Company 2009
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
Role: Janet DCE 2008-2009
Role: Annie Sideshow Alley Productions 2007
THE ADVENTURES OF PETER RABBIT
Role: Peter Rabbit Garry Ginivan Prod 2006
VIRGINS by Matthew Frank & Dean Bryant
*2007 Green Room Nominee for Female Artist in a Featured Role*
Role: Sophie Dir: Phyllida Lloyd, LittleStar Productions 2001-2005
Role: Catriona. Dir: Geoff Bennett, Playmaker 1 SPV Pty Ltd 2012
From 2002 - 2005 Kellie performed the leading role of Sophie in the original Australian production of MAMMA MIA! after understudying the role since its premiere in Melbourne in 2001. She went on to perform as Sophie in Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and in the Brisbane and Melbourne return seasons.
In 2006 Kellie performed in the critically acclaimed musical Virgins, by Dean Bryant and Matthew Frank, for which she was also nominated for a Greenroom Award. After a successful season at the Malthouse, she was invited to take part in the New York Musical Theatre Festival's production of Virgins, performing off-Broadway at the Barrow Group Theatre. Later in 2006 she was invited to work with Mandy Patinkin at his Masterclass held during the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. In 2007 Kellie performed the role of Annie in Gary Young and Paul Keelan's Pratt and Helpmann Award winning musical, Sideshow Alley and the title role in Gary Ginivan's production of The Adventures of Peter Rabbit in Melbourne and Hong Kong.
In 2008 and 2009 Kellie played the role of Janet in Gale Edwards’ production of The Rocky Horror Show in Sydney and in Melbourne. Later in 2009 she played Hortense in The Production Company's The Boyfriend and performed in the concert tour of Broadway To Australia with Broadway legends Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty.
After the birth of her son in 2010, Kellie participated in two New Musicals workshops of Anthony Crowley and Mark Jones' Carnival Joe and The New Black by Marcus Corowa, Stephen Lloyd Helper and Leeroy Bilney. She also performed in Musical Melodies featuring the songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber for Gary Young and the City of Stonnington.
Kellie has appeared on screen as Catriona in Channel 9’s House Husbands before going on to study with Craig Carnelia in NYC in 2013. In 2014 she played the role of Anita in Mother & Son at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne, and most recently in 2015 she returned to The Production Company for Jerry’s Girls.
"Kellie Rode is deliciously pert and petite.. She has that magical quality that lights up a stage, can sing and dance and is totally immersed in her role" Herald Sun