Christie Whelan Browne

Christie Whelan Browne

Christie Whelan Browne is one of Australia’s most versatile stage and screen performers. An award-winning actress who has delighted audiences in shows as varied as A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, The Importance Of Being Earnest, The Drowsy Chaperone (Helpmann Award Nomination) and Britney Spears: The Cabaret. Christie has been described by The Australian as “immaculate and untouchable”; by The Age as “magnificent”; and by the Herald Sun as “a musical and cabaret talent not to be missed”.

Christie is the star of three one-woman shows; Britney Spears: The Cabaret, Show People and Vigil (Green Room Award Winner) all of which have debuted at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival and then toured in Australia and Internationally, to much acclaim.

Christie has been seen in MTC’s Twelfth Night, An Ideal Husband, Born Yesterday and The Odd Couple. In 2016 she played the role of Gen in Eddie Perfect’s play The Beast. Her career began in 2005 in Grease – The Arena Spectacular. Other musical roles include Kira in Xanadu, Liz Hurley in Shane Warne The Musical, Lina Lamont in Singin’ In The Rain, Tanya Degano in STC’s Muriel’s Wedding The Musical (Helpmann Award nomination & Sydney Theatre Award nomination) and April in Company (Sydney Theatre Award) to name just a few.

On the silver screen, Christie has been seen in Wonderland, Offspring, Peter Allen – Not The Boy Next Door, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Paper Giants: Magazine Wars, House Husbands, True Story with Hamish and Andy, Mustangs FC, Get Krackin and The Wrong Girl. Recent film credits include M4M, I Love You Too, Spin Out and That’s Not My Dog.

Christie Whelan Browne

Awards

Best Supporting Female Actor in a Musical (Nominee) – Muriel’s Wedding, Helpmann Award 2018
Best Female Lead in a Musical Theatre Production (Nominee) – Vigil, Green Room Awards 2018
Musical Theatre Production (Nominee) – Vigil, Green Room Awards 2018
Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Nominee) – Muriel’s Wedding, Sydney Theatre Award 2017
Best Production of a Mainstream Musical (Winner) – Muriel’s Wedding, Sydney Theatre Award 2017
Best Children’s Television Series (Nominee) – Mustangs FC, AACTA Award 2017
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Nominee) – Singin’ In The Rain, Green Room Award 2014
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Nominee) – A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Green Room Award 2012
Best Female Actor in a Musical (Nominee) – The Drowsy Chaperone, Helpmann Award 2011
Best Female Artist in a Leading Role (Nominee) – Sugar, Green Room Award 2010
Best Artist in a Featured Role (Nominee) – Once We Lived Here, Green Room Award 2009
Best Newcomer (Winner) – Company, Sydney Critics’ Award 2008

 

Television

THE DROP OFF (Series 2)
Role: Megan. Dir: Various, Kiss & Go Productions 2018
MUSTANGS FC (Series 2)
Role: Terry. Dir: Various, Matchbox Pictures 2018
TRUE STORY WITH HAMISH & ANDY (Series 2)
Role: Shazza. Dir: Various. True Story Season 2 Pty Ltd 2018
MUSTANGS FC (Series 1)
Role: Terry. Dir: Various, Matchbox Pictures 2017
THE WRONG GIRL (Series 2)
Role: Nikki. Dir: Various, Playmaker Media 2017
GET KRACK!N (Series 1)
Role: Jasmine Ray. Dir: Hayden Guppy, ABC TV 2017
BEHAVE YOURSELF
Guest. Seven Network 2017
THE WRONG GIRL (Series 1)
Role: Nikki. Dir: Various, Playmaker Media 2016
WINNERS & LOSERS (Series 5)
Role: Kylie Macdonald. Dir: Fiona Banks, Seven Network 2016
THE DROP OFF (Series 1)
Role: Megan. Dir: Ben McEwing, Big Yellow Taxi Productions 2016
OPEN SLATHER
Role: Olivia Newton John. Dir: Iain Pirret, Open Slather Productions Pty Ltd 2015
WINNERS & LOSERS (Series 5)
Role: Kylie Macdonald. Dir: Fiona Banks, Seven Network 2016
THE DIVORCE
Role: Annie. Dir: Adam Murphy, Princess Pictures 2015
PETER ALLEN – NOT THE BOY NEXT DOOR (Mini Series)
Role: Olivia Newton John. Dir: Shawn Seet, Shine Australia 2015
HOUSE HUSBANDS (Series 4)
Role: Miss Karley. Dir: Mat King, Playmaker Media 2015
WONDERLAND (Series 2)
Role: Kristen. Dir: Various, FremantleMedia Australia 2015
INXS: NEVER TEAR US APART (Mini Series)
Role: Shelley Blanks. Dir: Daina Reid, Shine Australia 2014
WONDERLAND (Series 1)
Role: Kristen. Dir: Various, FremantleMedia Australia 2013
PAPER GIANTS: MAGAZINE WARS (Mini Series)
Role: Tracy. Dir: Diana Reid, Southern Star 2013
TALKIN’ ‘BOUT YOUR GENERATION (Series 4)
Guest. Dir: Jon Olb, Network TEN 2012
CONSPIRACY 365 (Series 1)
Role: Katerina. Dir: Various, Circa Entertainment 2012
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES (Series 1)
Role: Leila Esperance. Dir: David Caesar, Every Cloud Productions 2012
OFFSPRING (Series 2)
Role: Jenny. Dir: Kate Dennis, Southern Star 2011
SPICKS & SPECKS (Series 7)
Guest. Dir: Jon Olb, ABC 2011
WINNERS & LOSERS (Series 1)
Role: Kylie Macdonald. Dir: Nicholas Bufalo, Seven Network 2011

 

Theatre

MURIEL’S WEDDING THE MUSICAL
Role: Tania. Dir: Simon Phillips, Muriel’s Wedding 2019
TWELFTH NIGHT

Role: Olivia. Dir: Simon Phillips, Melbourne Theatre Company 2018
AN IDEAL HUSBAND
Role: Mrs Chevely. Dir: Dean Bryant, Melbourne Theatre Company 2018
VIGIL
Role: Liz. Dir: Andy Packer, Arts Centre Melbourne
BORN YESTERDAY
Role: Billie Dawn. Dir: Dean Bryant, Melbourne Theatre Company
MURIEL’S WEDDING THE MUSICAL
Role: Tania. Dir: Simon Phillips, Sydney Theatre Company 2017
THE ODD COUPLE
Role: Cecily Pigeon. Dir: Peter Houghton, Melbourne Theatre Company 2016
THE BEAST
Role: Gen. Dir: Simon Phillips, The Ambassador Theatre Group 2016
JERRY’S GIRLS
Lead. Dir: Dean Bryant, The Production Company 2015
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
Role: Eileen Evergreen. Dir: Roger Hodgman, The Production Company
PURE BLONDE
Lead. Dir: Dean Bryant, Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2015
MORNING MELODIES: SHOW TUNE SWEETHEARTS
Lead. The Victorian Arts Centre
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
Role: Janet. Dir: Christopher Luscombe, GFO Entertainment 2014
2013 HELPMANN AWARDS
Co-Host. Dir: Gary Young, Live Performance Australia 2013
BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET
Role: Britney Spears. Dir: Dean Bryant & Matthew Frank, Luckiest Productions 2013
SHANE WARNE THE MUSICAL
Role: Liz Hurley. Dir: Simon Phillips, Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2013
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Role: Lina. Dir: Gary Young, The Production Company 2013
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
Role: Philia. Dir: Simon Phillips, GFO & Skyline Theatricals Pty Ltd 2012
THE PRODUCERS
Role: Ulla. Dir: Dean Bryant & Andrew Hallsworth, The Production Company 2012
XANADU: THE MUSICAL
Role: Kira (Clio). Dir: Christopher Ashley, Xanadu The Musical Pty Ltd 2011
ANYTHING GOES
Role: Erma. Dir: Andrew Hallsworth & Dean Bryant, The Production Company 2011
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST
Role: Gwendolyn. Dir: Simon Phillips, Melbourne Theatre Company 2011
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
Role: Janet van de Graff. Dir: Simon Phillips, Melbourne Theatre Company 2010
SUGAR
Role: Sugar Kane. Dir: Adam Cook, The Production Company 2010
THE BOYFRIEND
Role: Maisie. Dir: Gary Young, The Production Company 2009
‘TEGRITY: BRITNEY SPEARS, LIVE IN CABARET
Role: Britney Spears. Dir: Dean Bryant & Matthew Frank, Adelaide Cabaret Festival/Melbourne & Sydney 2009
ONCE WE LIVED HERE
Role: Lecy. Dir: Dean Bryant, fortyfivedownstairs 2009
ROCKY HORROR SHOW
Role: Janet / Ensemble. Dir: Gale Edwards, Gordon Frost 2008
EUROBEAT
Performer. Dir: Glynn Nicholas, Hungary/Greece/Ireland 2008
COMPANY
Role: April. Dir: Gale Edwards, Kookaburra Theatre Company 2007
42nd STREET
Ensemble. Dir: Terrance O’Connell, The Production Company 2007
GREASE – UK TOUR
Role: Patty & Sandy. Dir: David Gilmore, Gordon Frost 2006
GREASE – THE ARENA SPECTACULAR
Role: Patty & Sandy. Dir: David Gilmore, Gordon Frost 2005

 

Film

M4M
Role: Jenny. Dir: Paul Ireland, M4M Productions 2018
THAT’S NOT MY DOG
Herself. Dir: Dean Murphy, Ocean View Entertainment 2018
SPIN OUT
Role: Sasha. Dir: Marc Gracie & Tim Ferguson, Stella Rose Productions 2015
I LOVE YOU TOO
Role: Woman Runner. Dir: Daina Reid, Princess Pictures 2010

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