Gillian Cosgriff

Gillian graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2010 with a Bachelor of Music Theatre. Theatre credits include: Vivid White (Melbourne Theatre Company), Company (Watch This), Loving Repeating (Vic Theatre Company), Soi Cowboy (Brisbane Powerhouse) and The Pirates of Penzance (The Production Company). Television credits: Offspring, House Husbands, Fat Tony & Co., Ricketts Lane and Get Krack!n.

She was a backing vocalist for Kate Miller-Heidke’s 2012 album Nightflight and is currently writing a new work for the Victorian Opera with Casey Bennetto (Keating! The Musical) and composer Julian Langdon.

She has toured extensively with her solo shows as a comedy and cabaret performer, most notably at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and Leicester Square Theatre in London. Gillian has released three CDs of original songs from her cabaret shows Waitressing…and Other Things I Do Well, This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things and Whelmed.

Awards: Best Cabaret (Melbourne Fringe), The West Australian Arts Editor Award
(Fringeworld Perth), Original Songs (Green Room Award).

As part of The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2018
2018 Line-up: Brennan Reece (UK), Dane Simpson (AUS), Eleanor Tiernan (IRL), Gillian Cosgriff (AUS) and Sam Taunton (AUS).