"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, Les Misérables, The Escape Of The Artful Dodger, Trunk, South Pacific and Sondheim's, Assassins, Follies and Into The Woods. He has performed various concerts and recitals across Australia, is an established actor at the 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. Most recently Rowan has been nominated for a 2019 Sydney Theatre Award and BWAward, for his role as Dean in the Sydney premiere of Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins' play, Gloria.
As an award-winning voiceover actor, Rowan has played characters in animation, sung on the original soundtracks for films such as Moulin Rouge and Happy Feet 2, and has voiced campaigns for Apple, Visa, Nandos, Vodafone, Ing Direct, Tiger Beer, Sony, Spotify, Samsung, Hungry Jacks, Nivea, KFC, Sprite, MenuLog and Playstation.
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, Actors Centre and NIDA.