Paige Gardiner | Biography

Paige graduated from NIDA with a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in 2009. Prior to her studies at NIDA, she studied Classical Piano at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and Music Theatre at the Victorian College of the Arts. In 2015, Paige completed further acting training in New York City, studying Practical Aesthetics at The Atlantic Acting School, and Sketch Writing, Improvisation and Sketch Comedy at The People’s Improv Theatre; and in Paris she studied Clowning and Improvisation under the tutelage of master clown, Philippe Gaulier. Since graduating from NIDA, Paige has performed in Mariage Blanc and in various Rough Drafts for Sydney Theatre Company, Fat Pig for Queensland Theatre Company, The Pigeons and S-27 for Griffin Theatre Company, The Young Tycoons for Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Mr Kolpert for Pantsguys Productions, The Importance of Being Ernest for The Seymour Centre and Tooth of Crime for ATYP.  Earlier this year Paige performed in Jack of Hearts for Ensemble Theatre Company.  On screen, she has appeared in Home and Away, Neighbours, Wonderland, Deadly Women (Foxtel), Tough Nuts (Foxtel), and The Kangaroo Gang (BBC), and is currently co-host of History Hunters for Network Seven and ABC. Paige is a writer, actor, producer and lover of sketch comedy, making sketches with comedy-collective I’m With Stupid, and most recently co-creating two seasons of How to Have a Successful Marriage (all sketches can be found via Facebook - she’d really love you to check them out!). Paige has worked professionally as a singer, pianist and voice-over artist, and she teaches acting for NIDA, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and for her own company, Sydney Performance Academy.

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