Lisa-Marie Parker is a three-time Green Room Award Nominee for her roles in Blood Brothers, Cats and John and Jen, and is also a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne with a Bachelor of Music Performance majoring in Classical Voice.
Her various stage credits include: Sondheim on Sondheim (Manilla Street Productions); Taxithi- An Australian Odyssey; Legally Blonde (Exitleft Productions), Blood Brothers (Manilla Street Productions) Nominated for Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical for Linda in Blood Brothers, Green Room Awards (2014), Atlantis-The Concert by Matthew Robinson, Cats (Really Useful Company) Nominated for Female Artist in a Featured Role in a Musical for Jellylorum/Grilddlebone, Green Room Awards (2010); John and Jen (Cast/Producer. Nominated for 5 Green Room Awards (2009) including Best Leading Actress in a Musical and Best Production.); The Sound of Music (ExitLeft Productions), Merrily We Roll Along, Mary Bryant (Magnormos); 1975-A Love Story (Brisbane Canto Coro); We Will Rock You (Louise Withers & Assoc); 1975-A Populist Opera (Melbourne Workers Theatre); Les Miserables (Cameron Mackintosh); McCubbin-A Musical Biography; Hello Dolly, Hair, Music Man, Call Me Madam (The Production Company); And the World Goes Round; Putting It Together; Songs for a New World; Crusade-The Concert (Picture This!) and It's All About Me! Lisa-Marie Charalambous in Cabaret.
Her screen credits include Dirt Game; City Homicide; Neighbours; Boytown; Scooter Secret Agent; RVIB Carols By Candlelight; AFL Grand Final; The Footy Show; Good Morning Australia, and ROCK IT! As the voice of ‘Gamma the Computer’ as well as numerous voice-overs and television commercials. Her recordings include McCubbin - A Musical Biography of Frederick McCubbin and Welcome to the Inside of Ed's Head by Eddie Perfect, and the Vocal Warm Up iPhone Application - ‘Warm Me Up’.
Lisa-Marie is co-director and performer of leading corporate entertainment group, OVATION, along with Australia’s Mary Poppins, Verity Hunt-Ballard and Josh Piterman. www.ovationperformers.com
As a singing teacher, Lisa-Marie has freelanced for the past 15 years as a private Singing Teacher, Audition coach and Career Mentor working with hundreds of singers including the wonderful students of Centrestage Performing Arts School, Brunswick, Exitleft in Hobart, Walt Disney Special Events Australia, Starbound, Signal 37 Project, Anti Racism Action Band now Outer Urban Projects to name a few. She was also a regular judge at Highpoint Star Search Competition.
Lisa-Marie, along with Australia’s leading Music Theatre experts, contributed and guided the development of the new AMEB Music Theatre Syllabus launched in 2015.