Liv Austen

Matthew Artist, C2C 2015, Pop Up

Liv grew up in Norway and trained as a musical theatre performer. In her final year of training she was simultaneously performing in Jesus Christ Superstar at DNT (The Norwegian Theatre, 2009-2010). She moved to the UK in 2010 to train at the Guildford School of Acting. She graduated in 2013 with a first class honours degree and is now based in London.

Since graduating she has appeared in the musical Scandinavian Heart, written by Dike Okoh, as the passionate and idealistic Swedish student Brigitta Häggström who gets involved with the occupy movement in London, it was first put on at the Tristan Bates Theatre in 2013 and then recast and performed Upstairs at the Gatehouse in 2014.

She also originated the role of vicious and self obsessed Dana in WIFI (What Is Future I?) at the Tea House Theatre under the direction of Emma Minihan (writer) and Charlie Limm, produced by Pen & Rose Productions.

Liv has appeared in several short films, Ananké, Delilah, Samaritan, Norm, and The End, and the feature film Modern Love.

While training at the Guildford School of Acting Liv played the part of Olivia in Twelfth Night, Tess Kittredge in Six Degrees of Separation, Council to the Inquiry in The Colour of Justice, and Madeline Bray in Nicholas Nickleby.

Liv has been a singer and a musician all her life and grew up in a musical home. She started writing songs in her teenage years and finally released her debut EP Workin’ Man’s Dream in August 2014. The EP consists of 4 original country/pop tracks. She is constantly performing in and around London, and occasionally in Norway.

(Biography sourced from: Artist Website)

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