Vidya Makan is a critically acclaimed actor, singer and composer/lyricist and is extremely excited to be back performing as Catherine Parr in SIX The Musical.
Vidya is soon to play KT/Meg in Merrily We Roll Along (Hayes Theatre) and recently played Papa Ge in Once On This Island (Altitude Theatre). Vidya is currently working in collaboration with Sonya Suares on her original concept musical The Lucky Country. In 2020, Vidya directed, produced and wrote the viral sensation and original song “I NEED YOU TO SEE ME”; a call to the entertainment industry for visibility and inclusion, featuring 101 IBPoC and CALD performers aged 18-25. Vidya was nominated for Best Performance In A Leading role for her portrayal of Dot/Marie in Sunday In The Park With George (Watch This). Her other credits include Romeo and Juliet (Australian Shakespeare Company), American Idiot (Shake &Stir), Air Race (Arena Theatre Company), Merrily We Roll Along (Watch This) and Memphis (StageArt). Vidya is a proud graduate of Griffith University’s Queensland Conservatorium’s Bachelor of Musical Theatre and endeavours to champion minority voices in all of her work.
She is proudly represented by Ian White Management.