Elise Greig – Actor/Writer
Elise has been recognized by the Matilda Awards on four occasions for her outstanding contribution to Queensland Theatre. She is an acting graduate from USQ and an Honors and Masters graduate from QUT, where she was awarded the University Medal. Elise also trained with Shakespeare & Company in Boston, USA, and has received three Goldie Awards for her voice over work. During 2017 Elise received a CentreScreen Award for her performance in the short film, Good Girls, which was screened at the Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival and New Filmmakers Festival in New York. Elise’s most recent play, Magpie, was developed through Playlab’s Lab Rats and Beta Testing and was longlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award (QPDA) 2018. Magpie had a highly successful season at Brisbane Powerhouse during 2019, produced by Playlab, Metro Arts and e.g. and supported by Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Queensland and Creative Partnerships Australia.
Theatre includes: Reagan Kelly (Rocket Boy Ensemble), Poison (Metro and EG), Spring Awakening (Metro and Underground Broadway), A Little Night Music (Brisbane Philharmonic), The Story of Brisbane (Playabout and Powerhouse), Swallow (Metro and EG), Spectate (Metro), Long Gone Lonesome Cowgirls (La Boite/QBFM), The Spirit of The Land (La Boite), Secret Bridesmaids’ Business (La Boite/QPAC), The Mayne Inheritance (La Boite), The Year Nick McGowan Came to Stay (La Boite), Explosions (QTC), Summer Rain (QTC), Modd Madame Butterfly (QTC), Sweet Phoebe, Two, Clark In Sarajevo (La Boite), Alive at Williamstown Pier, Jerusalem, Oleanna, The Big Picture, The Maids (green), The Vagina Monologues (green at Gardens Theatre) and Hopelessly Devoted for Glen Street, Sydney. Elise is currently the voice of Mrs. Kangaroo in Peppa Pig.
Film and TV includes: Reef Break (ABC US), Schapelle (Nine Network), Prank Patrol (ABC), East of Everything (ABC), Mortified (Australian Children’s Television Foundation), The Narcissist (ABC Pilot), Home and Away and All Saints (Seven Network), Flipper, Fire 1, Fire 2 and Medivac. Films: Quaddam’s Story (PFTC), The People (PFTC), Storage, The Underdog’s Tale (Puck Films), Top Blokes (Shortcut Film Festival Finalist/Qantas Comedy Channel) Love Weights (SBS), On The Level (PFTC), Sun Kisses (PFTC), Mobile Love (PFTC).
TVCs: Elise featured in over 30 TV commercials, including Napisan, QTMB, Suncorp, Westpac and RACQ.