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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 1c) from UNE (University of New England). Born in Dubbo, Lincoln is proudly of Wiradjuri descent. Upcoming shows include the Australian national tour of the Evonne Goolagong story, Sunshine Super Girl produced by Performing Lines in partnership with Melbourne Theatre Company and the State Theatre Company of South Australia.

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 (Andrew Freeborn), Bakery Hill (Yellow Line Theatre), Jasper: The Musical (Calogero Panvino), 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).

Lincoln has recently completed filming for the upcoming web series Flat-packed (MELCS) where he is also the head writer and co-producer, and is attached to play leading roles in new web series Flat (Freya Howard), and The Great Gibbons (Cade Collins). He has performed lead roles in his debut feature film, The Choice (Goran 'Tiny' Srejic), which is due for release in 2022, as well as in several short films including Space Cadet (Jordan Brand), No Other Choice (Alek McKenzie), Women in Refrigerators (Kezia Holland), Spoiled Milk (Paul Buchanan), and The Hut and Angelica (Mirco Guidon).


Theatre credits include Il Viaggio a Remis and La Traviata (Opera Australia), Preston/Ensemble in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Squabbalogic; postponed), Sam in Ugly Love (Acoustic Theatre), 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 The Chairs (Matt Taylor, SFF), Freddy in Carrie: The Musical (Rock Bottom Productions), and Ensemble in Inner West Side: The Musical (Ultra Cult, SFF). As a writer and composer, Lincoln has written original music for a variety of film and other projects, has consulted for both film and musical developments, and has penned a research-based experimental musical song-cycle, Share-House.

During his studies at NIDA, Lincoln performed as an ensemble member in Chimerica (Sydney Theatre Company), under the direction of Kip Williams and Jessica Arthur, 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. Other cabaret and concert credits include The Great American Songbook: Irving Berlin (NIDA), Villains and Stage and Screen: The Golden Age (Naidu Theatre Company).


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).

When Lincoln isn’t performing, he’s busy writing and workshopping new work. Watch this space!