Jemma Rix is one of Australian Musical Theatre’s prominent leading ladies, having starred in the stage hits Wicked, Ghost, The Wizard of Oz, the alternate Eva Peron in Evita and more recently played the lead role of Lucy opposite Anthony Warlow in Jekyll & Hyde.
She is best known for her portrayal of ‘Elphaba’ in Wicked, performing throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. She received a Helpmann Award nomination and won a Theatre People Pro Choice Award for the role.
Jemma made her Sydney Opera House debut in a production titled Witches, conducted by Kelly Dickerson with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and alongside a cast of some of Australia’s finest leading ladies of Musical Theatre.
She has also performed at several special events including the Melbourne Cup, the NRL State of Origin, Carols by Candlelight and the Australian Olympic Team presentation night.
Jemma’s first solo album Gravity is available on iTunes and www.jemmarix.com. She has also recorded the album Witches with the Opera Australia Orchestra, distributed by ABC Classics and available on iTunes.
Jemma is currently playing the role of Elsa in Disney’s smash-hit musical Frozen.