Résumé & Bio
Rowan Witt is an Australian film, television and theatre actor.
His credits include She Loves Me, the Australian premiere of The Book Of Mormon, the Australian premiere of Pasek & Paul's Dogfight, Brandon Jacobs-Jenkin's Gloria, The Paramount+ Original Series Spreadsheet, Underbelly, Home & Away, The Escape Of The Artful Dodger, Somewhere in the Darkness, Trunk, The Matrix, The Lincoln Centre's South Pacific, Cameron Mackintosh's Les Misérables, and a collection of works by Stephen Sondheim, including Assassins, Follies and Into The Woods.
Rowan has headlined concerts and recitals across Australia, is an alum of the notable Hayes Theatre Co, and is regularly sought after to work on theatrical workshops and industry presentations.
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 worked on Cannes Lions and ACRA award-winning campaigns, and has been the go-to guy for Apple, Visa, Tiger Beer, Nandos, Vodafone, ING Direct, Sony, Spotify, Samsung, Hungry Jacks, Nivea, KFC, Pancake Parlour, Sprite, MenuLog and Playstation. He has voiced animated characters in TV shows, several audiobooks, and can be heard on the original soundtracks for films such as Happy Feet 2, Gods of Egypt, and Moulin Rouge,
Rowan's training includes a degree from The Sydney Conservatorium Of Music, where he majored in Classical Voice, as well as intensive tuition with Les Chantery, Larry Moss, Robert Marchand, ATYP, Impro Australia and NIDA.
Rowan is a professional member of AACTA (Australian Academy) and a lifetime member of MEAA (Actor's Equity).