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Cabaret Artist




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Chelsea Plumley is a consummate performer whose illustrious career spans three decades and multiple disciplines. Television credits include seven seasons as the Queen of the Fairies on William & Sparkles' Magical Tales, Neighbours, Offspring and The Ex PM.  She collaborated with her multi-ARIA Award-Winning husband, James Roche, co-producing, acting, and assistant directing the acclaimed film clip, Speak, for his band, Bachelor Girl. Within the realm of musical theatre, Chelsea has left an indelible mark with her portrayals of iconic characters garnering her five Green Room Award nominations. Her repertoire includes Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins, Deidre Chambers in Muriel's Wedding, Margaret Johnson in The Light In the Piazza, Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers, Rizzo in Grease, Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, Betty in Sunset Boulevard, and Amy in Company. Chelsea has written, produced & toured her one-woman cabaret shows nationally & internationally to the UK, USA and India. Her New York production, Angel in Training, earned a nomination for the 2001 U.S.A. Cabaret Hotline Online awards, while Live & Luscious was honoured with the 2004 GLUG award for ‘Most Versatile Performer’. Chelsea is a regular host of global phenomenons Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music and Love Actually Live in Concert. Her play, Beautiful Highness, had its world premiere in Melbourne in 2023. 



Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins


Deidre Chambers in Muriel's Wedding  


Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza


‘Magnificent, subtle, sophisticated, witty'
Gabby/Bobbi in City of Angels


'Hilariously brassy'
Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls


'Magnetic blend of sass, warmth and stoicism’
Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brother


​'She trod a beautiful line between dignity and a complete shambles,

all delivered with perfect comic timing and fully-realised characterisation'
Marge MacDougall in Promises, Promises


‘Huge vocal equipment…her seductive comic wiles are a delight’ 
Lalume in Kismet


'Comic brilliance'
Jolene Oakes in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels


'Quite literally stops the show'
Vivien in Life's A Circus


'Hilariously frenetic energy'
Amy in Company


Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard


'She's a stunner'
Rizzo in Grease


​'Wonderful comic timing'
Angel in Training - One Woman Show, Melbourne Season


'Snappy piano playing and a powerhouse voice'
Angel in Training, New York Season


'A young Judy Garland...and Carol Burnett'
Angel in Training, New York Season

Cast Recordings


Chelsea's solo album, Live & Luscious, was released in 2003.
Recorded live at Chapel Off Chapel in Melbourne, Australia.
Directed by Martin Croft.
Musically Directed by Michael Tyack.
Produced by Phil Bathols at Spirit Entertainment.

Cast Recordings:
Chair in the Landscape (1997)
Welcome to the Inside of Ed's Head - Studio Album by Eddie Perfect (2003)
Life's a Circus (2010)

Breast Wishes (2011)


Agent – Ian White Management

+61 3 9380 8444 ext 2
15 Albert Street
Brunswick East, VIC, 3057

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