Home Grown

Musical theatre by Australian writers

A place to experience the best and newest material written by the Australian industry's own music theatre writers.

katie Weston

Katie Weston is a Melbourne based singer, actor, musician, composer and voice coach. She holds a Masters Degree in Contemporary Voice and Teaching (Music Theatre) from Melbourne Conservatorium of Music under the vocal direction of Tim Smith. She also holds a Bachelor of Music Composition from The Victorian College of the Arts and an Ad.Dip in Contemporary Music Performance.

Her numerous original works as a composer/lyricist/writer include the Quentin Tarantino inspired "SUGARTOWN a new musical", with sell-out workshop performance's in Melbourne (StageArt, Chapel Off Chapel) and in Sydney for New Musicals Australia (Sidetrack Theatre). She is currently in the midst of composing a brand new song-cycle musical, featuring the moving "One Small Spark" that has been performed by a cellist, Henry Brett and Katie Weston at many Home Grown events.

Katie received a MTGV Best Lead Actress Award as Roxie Hart in "CHICAGO" (WMTC), played Celisse in "GODSPELL" for Stephen Schwartz (Recital Centre, Magnormos) and most recently created the role of Elizabeth in the Australian Premier production of "FRANKENSTIEN a new musical".

Katie is also an in demand voice coach, music director, stage director and sessional/corporate/cover musician and frontwoman.