Performing

I have had amazing opportunities to work with great performance makers both in Australia and internationally as an actor, singer and collaborator. Here are a few of the productions I have taken part in and some of the wonderful people I have worked with:

The Lolo and Lulu Revue – with Tirese Ballard, Robert Stephens, Andrew O’Grady and Peter Vadiveloo 2007 – 2010

 

Schmaltz – Curated by Daniel Schulsser, Malthouse Theatre 2016

 

Singer

Oblique Strategies – re-imagining the songs of Brian Eno – with Robert Stephens, Caitlin French and Elissa Goodrich, various venues 2018

Concert at St Paul’s Cathedral  Melbourne– with Elissa Goodrich 2017

Schmaltz – Curated by Daniel Schulsser, Malthouse Theatre 2016

Something Like A Kiss – with Robert Stephens, Arts Centre Melbourne 2014

Lolo and Berto – with Robert Stephens, Andrew O’Grady and Emil Coutts-Kidd, Butterfly Club and Open Studio 2011 – 2012

The Red Dress Show – with Anastasia Russell-Head, La Mama 2011

The Lolo and Lulu Revue – with Tirese Ballard, Robert Stephens, Andrew O’Grady and Peter Vadiveloo 2007 – 2010

The Teapot Ensemble of Australia – with Karen Berger, Carolyn Connors, Kate Neal

and David Adamson, 2005 and 2009

BIG – with Amanda Armstrong, Melbourne Fringe 2001

BeLonging – with Belinda Moody and Felicity Provan, La Mama 1998

Lush Life – with Clare Shannon and Andrew O’Grady 1997-1998

Dangerous Divas – with Santha Press, Melbourne International Arts Festival 1998

Astra Choir -1994 to1997

 

 

Something Like A Kiss – with Robert Stephens, Arts Centre Melbourne 2014

 

Bottlenecked – with Amaara Raheem, Karen Berger and Sarah Wilmot at Melbourne Museum, 2017

Actor/Singer/Crossartform Performer

Bottlenecked – with Amaara Raheem, Karen Berger and Sarah Wilmot (as part of Elevate1 a global day of Performance, Interventions and Think Pieces in elevators all over the world), Melbourne Museum 2017

Fragments – performed and devised with Elissa Goodrich, directed by Margaret Mills, La Mama 2017

Death At Intervals – with Colleen Burke, La Mama 2012

Bremen – directed by Michael Camilleri, Melbourne Fringe 2005

The Now Hour – I and II – directed by Michael Camilleri, Melbourne Fringe 2004

Invisible Cities – with Elissa Goodrich 2001

Quartet – directed by David Symons, performed with Bernard Caleo, La Mama 2000

Night on Bald Mountain – directed by Suzanne Kersten, Theatreworks 2000

Comedy of Errors – directed by Katerina Kokkinos-Kennedy and Suzanne Kersten 1999

Marriage Blanc – directed by Suzanne Chaundy, The Mission at Napier Street Theatre 1994

The Benevolent Father – directed by Katerina Kokkinos-Kennedy, Napier Street Theatre 1994

Ask for the Captain – Handspan, Arts Centre Melbourne 1993

The Crossing – Handspan, Melbourne International Arts Festival 1992

The Now Hour – directed by Michael Camilleri, Melbourne Fringe 2004

 

Reviews and Testimonials:

Susan’s voice is an extraordinary instrument and her intelligence as an artist drives continual experiment. She is bold, far seeing and sings like a monster and an angel.”    Michael Camilleri, 2017

Breath-taking… Bamford gives a full-blooded and intense performance…gripping and totally absorbing.” Quartet, Helen Thompson,The Age, 2000

Susan Bamford is superb…mesmeric…engrossing” Quartet, Jonathon Marshall, Inpress, 2000

the glorious and often perturbing voice of Susan Bamford…” Mariage Blanc, Melbourne Star Observer, 1995

Susan Bamford lashes out with some very nutty cadenzas” Mariage Blanc, Inpress, 1995

Susan Bamford is superb…” The Benevolent Father, The Melbournian, 1994

Quartet – directed by David Symons, performed with Bernard Caleo, La Mama 2000