FRANCES “BABY” HOUSEMAN TAKES US BEHIND THE DANCING.
Kirby Burgess is excited to be playing the lead role of “Baby” in the smash hit musical “Dirty Dancing.” A recipient of the prestigious ASCAP Broadway Musical Theatre Scholarship (New Your), Kirby has trained and performed with some of the best in the business. After graduating, she was invited to sing at the Rising Stars of Broadway concert in New York City, where she was the youngest and only international performer, receiving a standing ovation and a call for a second bow.Her theatre credits include the world premiere of the musical An Officer and A Gentleman, Hairspray The Musical – Australian Tour, High School Musical – Live on Stage, and Jekyll and Hyde – Taiwan Tour. More recently, Kirby can be seen on television as Jenny in Wonderland (Network 10) and on the big screen as a featured dancer in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. This year Kirby joined the cast of Sweet Charity (Luckiest Productions) as the Dance Captain and Charity U/S and Grease (GFO) in Perth to play the role of Rizzo. She performed at Baz Luhrmann’s Emporium By Baz launch, played a leading role in LOVEBiTES’ limited four week season at Hayes Theatre and at the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Concert.Seen by millions across the globe, “Dirty Dancing” is the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring hit songs, including “Hungry Eyes”. “Hey Baby”, “Do You Love Me?” and the heart stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” it’s an unforgettable live experience.
Now Playing at the Lyric Theatre QPAC
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