BIO

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 readings of The Sentimental Bloke at the Hayes Theatre, and will return to the Ensemble Theatre in 2021, to play the role of KIPPS in The Woman in Black, directed by Mark Kilmurry.

AWARDS

 

          GLUG AWARDS

          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


           HELPMANN AWARDS

           Nomination: Best Regional Touring Production – RAINBOW'S END,  2012