Ann Burbrook

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Ann Burbrook
Born 23 November 1965
Jesselton, Sabah, Malaysia
Other names Annie Burbrook
Occupation Actress

Ann Burbrook, sometimes credited as Annie Burbrook, (born 23 November 1965 in Jesselton, Sabah, Malaysia), is an Australian actress.

Early life[edit]

Burbrook trained at the Australian Ballet School and the WA Academy of Performing Arts before dancing with a number of ballet companies in Australia. In 1986 she moved to Brisbane to dance with the Queensland Ballet.

After her ballet career was cut short, she made the transition from dancing to acting through an association with La Boite Theatre in Brisbane. During her three year association with that theatre she performed in a number of plays as well as becoming a Theatresports player, convener and tutor. She also administered Theatresports in Queensland for three years before successfully auditioning for the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).[citation needed]

Burbrook graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 1992 which she upgraded to a BA Arts in 1997 after successful completion of the NIDA Playwrights Course.[1]

Career[edit]

Despite a large number of theatre, film and television roles, Burbrook would be most recognised for her major role as Roz Patterson, on Blue Heelers on which she appeared in 1994.[2]

She continues to work as an actor and voice over artists whilst using her administrative skills in positions such as artistic coordinator, general manager and festival director for a number of arts organisations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NIDA Annual Report 2003" (PDF). p. 47. Retrieved 2006-11-19. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Blue Heelers: filmographies". Retrieved 2006-11-19. 

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