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Bio

LINCOLN ELLIOTT

Lincoln is a 2017 NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art) Musical Theatre graduate and multi-instrumentalist with a Bachelor of Music (Hons) from UNE. Born in Dubbo, Lincoln is proudly of Wiradjuri descent. Upcoming shows include Squabbalogic's On A Clear Day You Can See Forever and a workshop production of new musical Alice's Adventures.

Lincoln is passionate about telling contemporary Australian stories. He originated the role of Private John Simpson in Australian musical 3 Weeks in Spring (State Theatre, Endymion Productions), and joined development workshops for new work Milk (The Street Theatre), The Cleaners (BurgMan Productions)Billy Creek (Joining the Dots Theatre)Alice's Adventures (Andrew Freeborn), Bakery Hill (Yellow Line Theatre), and The Water Code (Hope. New Works). Lincoln lent his voice to online artistic statement I Need You to See Me (Vidya Makan), alongside other young BIPOC theatre artists in a push for increased diversity on stage in Australia. The company was nominated for a Green Room Award (Celebration of Online Performance, 2021).

He recently played some very bad cricket (Bottle-O), drank some tea (Domain), took a bath (Centrum) and made a latte (Academy Xi). Lincoln is attached to play leading roles in upcoming web series, Flat (Freya Howard), The Great Gibbons (Cade Collins) and The Penthouse (MELCS), where he is also the head writer and co-producer. He has performed lead roles in several short films including No Other Choice (Alek McKenzie), Women in Refrigerators (Kezia Holland), Spoiled Milk (Paul Buchanan), and Angelica (Mirco Guidon), as well as his debut feature film, The Choice (Goran 'Tiny' Srejic), which is due for release in 2022. Lincoln has worked with Opera Australia on recent productions of Il Viaggio a Remis and La Traviata (HOSH). Other theatre credits include Jason in Ordinary Days (Alter Ego), Lorenzo Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis (Starkeeper Productions), Billy Trengrove in Miracle City (NIDA), Aaron Sherritt in Ned (Plush Duck Productions), David in Company (Limelight on Oxford), Tom Keeney in Funny Girl (Theatre & Company), Old Man in an immersive theatrical adaption of The Chairs (Matt Taylor, SFF), and sold-out seasons of Carrie: The Musical (Rock Bottom Productions) as Freddy, and Inner West Side: The Musical (Ultra Cult, SFF) in the ensemble.

During his studies at NIDA, Lincoln performed as an ensemble member in Chimerica (Sydney Theatre Company), under the direction of Kip Williams, and in The Changeling (NIDA), directed by John Bashford. After graduating, he produced an independent devised cabaret show, The After Party, with all proceeds donated to the Actors Benevolent Fund.


Before moving to Sydney, Lincoln played Bert in Mary Poppins, Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Dickon in The Secret Garden and joined the orchestra as the pianist for Annie (All CHMCC).