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Pioneering Families of Australia

Anita Louise Combe, Australian Singers, musicals of the stage, Cats, Les Miserables, Chicago

Anita Louise Combe 1966 -

Anita Louise Combe, Australian Singer and Actress, David Hasselhof, Chicago

Anita as Velma Kelly (left) in "Chicago" with David Hasselhof.

Anita is originally from Adelaide in South Australia but is now living in London. Apart from performing regularly in the West End over the past 2 decades., her career has taken her to many parts of the world. She has toured Canada, USA, Europe, The Middle East and Australia throughout her extensive career. Anita is one of the few people to date to have had the opportunity to play both Roxie and Velma in the current West End production of Chicago.

Anita’s theatre credits include: Roxie Hart & Velma Kelly in Chicago {Adelphi Theatre, London, West End}, Elizabeth Crabbe in Alan Ayckbourne’s Taking Steps{London}, Constance Wilde in Oscar {Shaw Theatre, London}, The Actress in Hello Again {Bridewell Theatre, London Premiere}, Created the role of Stephanie Mangano in Saturday Night Fever {World Premiere, London Palladium}, Mimi in La Boheme {World Premiere MTL production, Drill Hall, London}, Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard {World Premiere & Canadian Premiere (Toronto & Vancouver for which she was Nominated for a Dora Maver Moore Award in Toronto for Best Supporting Actress in a musical & a Jessie Richardson Award in Vancouver for Best Actress in a Musical), Cosette in Les Miserables {Australian Production} Sybil in Private Lives {Sydney Opera House}, Peron’s Mistress in Evita {State Theatre, Sydney}, Fermina/Gypsy, Dancer in the Victorian State Opera’s Man of La Mancha, Peggy in Honeyspot {Aust./Aboriginal play, Elizabethan Theatre Trust} : Jemima in the Australian Premiere of Cats. Film & Television credits include: Doctors BBC, Holby City BBC, Salsa – an industry pilot, Feature film; Rabbit Fever, Silent Witness BBC, Belinda Australian Feature Film, A Country Practice, Home and Away, G. P, Ray Martin Midday Show Guest appearances singing live, Good Morning Australia Guest appearances singing live. Recordings include: Two solo albums: ICONS and THE FIRST TIME, Saturday Night Fever World Premiere Cast Recording, Sunset Boulevard World Premiere Cast Recording, Sunset Boulevard Canadian Cast Recording, A Chorus Line BBC Live Recording, Andrew Lloyd Webbers’ Greatest Hits Silva Screen Records, Cats Australian Premiere Cast Recording. Anita also performs continuously throughout the world in various concerts, cabarets and corporate entertainment. Anita recently toured with the extremely high profile Boy Band, Take That and has performed with Elton John at his White Tie and Tiara Ball.

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As Velma Kelly in "Chicago", West End, London

Anita Louise Combe, Australian Singers, Bee Gees, Saturday Night Fever, musicals in London, London Stage

Anita with the Bee Gees for the launch of "Saturday Night Fever" in London.

Anita is a direct descentant of Joseph Browning Mummery and William Moore on her mother's side.

The Combe family tree is yet to be researched.