Bridie Connell

Bridie Connell is an award-winning writer and multi-disciplinary performer, having extensive experience and training in acting, voice artistry, musical theatre and comedy.

Bridie is a former NSW and Australian Theatresports Champion, as well as a World Theatresports Championship finalist for her home country, New Zealand. She performs regularly at the Giant Dwarf Theatre as part of the ITS Soap Opera and is one half of improv duo MotherFather with Tom Walker.

In addition to creating and performing work, Bridie has shared her love of comedy with students from New Zealand to the UK. She has taught improv and sketch comedy at several high schools across Sydney, and ran the Theatresports program at the University of Sydney for three years. She is thrilled to be a part of such a stimulating, enriching industry and loves to share her passion with her students.

Bridie is a member of the casts of Tonightly with Tom Ballard and Whose Line Is It Anyway Australia and plays Nutsy the Koala in the new series of Blinky Bill.