Silvie Paladino has established herself as one of Australia’s most versatile and talented entertainers.

Her first theatrical role was Eponine in the Australasian tour of Les Misérables. She was then invited to perform the same role on the West End in the London production. In 1997, Silvie returned to London and performed the role of Fantine in Les Misérables for a successful two-year season.

Silvie’s other Australasian credits include the role of Jeannie in Hair, Grizabella in the Australian and Asian tour of Cats, Ellen in Cameron Mackintosh’s Australian premiere of Miss Saigon, Donna in the smash hit Mamma Mia!, Rita in the world premiere of Sideshow Alley, Lady Thiang in The King And I, Florence in Chess (Green Room Award and Helpmann nomination) and Clara in Stephen Sondheim’s Passion.

Silvie has appeared in concert as guest solo artist with Australia’s leading orchestra and has also toured with Patrizio Buanne, Michael Bolton and performed with celebrated theatre composers Stephen Schwartz and Stephen Sondheim. Silvie is also well known to Australian audiences through her performances at special events – most recently the opening ceremony for the 2013 Asia Pacific Special Olympics and for Roger Federer and Friends – and regular television appearances including Carols by Candlelight.

Silvie’s recordings include Silvie Paladino Sings Streisand (a live recording of her one-woman show for which she was nominated for a Green Room Award), Silvie Paladino – Christmas List, her solo album On My Own and more recently When You Believe with the Salvation Army Band.

Silvie also played the role of Helen Bechdel in MTC’s Fun Home and Marie, the Fairy Godmother, in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.

Next, Silvie will perform in Opera Australia’s production of Sunset Boulevard, playing the role of Norma Desmond at certain performances.