Vidya Makan

Vidya Makan

Vidya Makan


Vidya is one of Australia’s most exciting and upcoming talents and is over the moon to be joining the original Australian cast of SIX the Musical as Catherine Parr. She is a composer, singer, actor and musician based in Melbourne, having recently starred as Dot/Marie in the Watch This production of Sunday In The Park With George.

A graduate of The Queensland Conservatorium’s BMus (Musical Theatre), Vidya’s credits include: Lady Capulet in Romeo And Juliet (Australian Shakespeare Company), Green Day’s American Idiot (Shake & Stir), Air Race (Arena Theatre Company), Merrily We Roll Along (Watch This) and Little Inez in Hairspray: The Arena Spectacular (Harvest Rain).

Her film roles include Maria Krish (lead role) in the feature film The Colour Of Darkness.

As a composer, Vidya is currently working on My Home Too, a song cycle about Australia and home. Her debut full length musical Woman, inspired by the lives of bohemian artists Gerda Wegener and Lili Elbe is also in development.

Her original work has received workshops with Front & Centre and Watch This. Vidya is proudly represented by Ian White Management.

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