"Witt is a talent to watch...
- Limelight Magazine
INTO THE WOODS
Rowan Witt is an Australian screen and stage actor.
His credits include The Book Of Mormon, The Matrix, Home & Away, Gloria, She Loves Me, Dogfight, Underbelly, The Escape Of The Artful Dodger, Trunk, Cameron Mackintosh's Les Misérables, The Lincoln Centre's South Pacific and various works by Sondheim, including Assassins, Follies and Into The Woods. He has headlined concerts and recitals across Australia, is an alum of the notable Hayes Theatre Co, and is regularly recruited to work on theatrical workshops, industry presentations and Australian premieres.
In 2017 Rowan received a Helpmann Award nomination for his role as Elder McKinley in the original Australian cast of The Book Of Mormon, and in 2018 won a Sydney Theatre Award for the same role. That year, Rowan notably scored two sets of double nominations for Best Lead Actor and Best Supporting Actor, in both the Sydney Theatre Awards and The Glugs for his roles as Georg Nowack in She Loves Me and Elder McKinley in The Book Of Mormon. During the latest awards season, Rowan was nominated for both a Sydney Theatre Award and BWAward, for his role as Dean in the Sydney premiere of Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins' play, Gloria.
As a voiceover actor, Rowan has voiced Cannes Lions and ACRA award-winning campaigns for Apple, Visa, Nandos, Vodafone, ING Direct, Tiger Beer, Sony, Spotify, Samsung, Hungry Jacks, Nivea, KFC, Pancake Parlour, Sprite, MenuLog and Playstation. He has voiced characters in animation, and can be heard on the original soundtracks for films such as Moulin Rouge and Happy Feet 2.
Rowan's training includes a Bachelor of Music from The Sydney Conservatorium Of Music, where he majored in Classical Voice, as well as intensive tuition at institutions such as ATYP, Impro Australia, The Actor's Station and NIDA.