Born in Perth, Western Australia- Carla fell in love with a boy from Brooklyn and after they walked the Brooklyn bridge together in 2016, became an official New Yorker. She loves music, yoga and the ocean, and endeavors to keep her houseplants alive.
An Actor’s Equity Association member since gaining permanent residency in the USA, recent productions include Medea in Euripides ‘Medea’ (Lenfest Centre of the Arts), Stranded’ (ATF Online), Cleopatra in Shakespeare’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ (AEA Showcase) and ‘Babette’s Feast’ at the Connelly Theater.
Notable Australian productions include the Australian premiere production of Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Saturday Night’ at the Melbourne Recital Centre, six shows with the ‘Australian Shakespeare Company’, a 12-month national tour of ‘Motherhood The Musical’ for HIT Productions, and regional tours of ‘Cosi’ and ‘The Crucible’ for Complete Works Theatre Company.
Television roles include Heidi Kesper in Channel 7’s ‘Winners and Losers’ pilot, and Max’s Mother in the Netflix series ‘Offspring’ series #4, episode#1. Film includes ‘Sunshine’,‘Graceland’, ‘Award Winning Gay Short’ and ‘Meat Your Maker’. TVC’s include Marley Spoon ‘Meal Kit’ and the role of the peacekeeper for ‘Smiths Chips’ which both ran nationally for 12 months.
Carla’s audiobook narration for Phillipa Nefri Clark’s The Charlotte Dean Mysteries and Sue Parritt’s ’28 Days – the Reluctant Doorkeeper Trilogy’ are available on Audible, Amazon and iTunes.
Carla founded Shakespearean Cabaret Co, and her solo show ‘Whores and Weeping Women – a cabaret of Shakespearean Proportions’ has been performed in Melbourne, Perth and New York City from 2012 – 2021. WAWW Producing Pack
Fundraising is underway for ‘Welcome Stranger’ -a hybrid performance of Shakespearean text, song, and personal memoir performed by a live band who explore the ways in which we welcome – a friend, a guest, a stranger. WS Producing Pack
Carla is a trained singer in musical theatre, jazz, and indian classical raga. She plays the violin and sight reads music well.