Garth Holcombe is graduate of NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney, 2006). Garth has lived and worked as an actor in Australia, London, New York, Singapore & New Zealand. He was the 2012 recipient of the Mike Walsh Fellowship, which paved the way for his Shakespeare studies at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London.
Theatre highlights include:
"OLIVER" in Trevor: KXT/ OutHouse
"DANIEL" in The Plant: Ensemble Theatre
"DANIEL" in Tribes: Ensemble Theatre
"ARCHDUCHESS/ARCHDUKE" in Orlando: Sydney Theatre Company
"PETER WYNGARDE" in Wyngarde! A Celebration: G.bod Theatre Co.
"ALEXANDRE DUMAS" in Songs for the Fallen (Australia/ New York/NZ Tours)
"RUDY" in Bent: Belvoir
"HOLGER" in The Pigeons: Griffin Theatre Company
"EVAN" in As Bee’s in Honey Drown: Darlinghurst Theatre
"WOLF" in Mammon Inc: Action Theatre Singapore
"MR SMITH" in The Bald Soprano: NIDA Theatres
Garth has also worked as an actor for The Sydney Symphony Orchestra, The Australian Chamber Orchestra and his Australian tours include Shakespeare's R&J, and Rainbow's End for Parramatta Riverside Theatres as well as Actors at Work for the The Bell Shakespeare Company, Australia. Screen credits include Home & Away: Network 7, All Saints: Network 7, HeadStart : ABC, numerous short films/ TV commercials, and his radio credits include extensive work for ABC Radio National as well as commercial voice overs.
Most recently Garth played MR SMITHERS in "Neglected Musicals" staged reading performances of The Sentimental Bloke at the Hayes Theatre, and will return to the Ensemble Theatre in August 2020, to play the role of KIPPS in The Woman in Black, directed by Mark Kilmurry.
Nomination: Jeffrey Joynton-Smith Memorial Award for Most
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Male - TRIBES, 2016
GREEN ROOM AWARDS
Nomination: Best Ensemble (Cabaret) – SONGS FOR THE FALLEN, 2016
NEW YORK MUSIC THEATRE FESTIVAL
Winner: Best Musical – SONGS FOR THE FALLEN, 2015
MIKE WALSH SCHOLARSHIP- recipient, 2013
Nomination: Best Regional Touring Production – RAINBOW'S END, 2012