Samantha Leigh Dodemaide is an Australian actress who plays the role of Dorothy in the Australian tour of the musical Wizard of Oz.
Famous for: Actress
Samantha Leigh Dodemaide has been acting from an early age. Acting throughout her school years, she states that during these years she knew acting was her path.
Dodemaide has played in several musical performances in Australia, including Violet, Anything Goes, King Kong and Singin’ In the Rain. Her performance as the leading role in Violet won her the Rob Guest Endowment in 2013 which she used to study at The Atlantic Theater School in New York. Dodemaide also understudied the leading roles of Anything Goes, A Chorus Line, Singin’ in the Rain and Sweet Charity. She states the understudy helped her decide which kind of lead role she would want to play.
In 2017 she attended the auditions for Wizard of Oz where more than 400 people were auditioning. She won the leading role of Dorothy and performed in the Australian tour of the musical which is to set in Brisbane and started in November 2017.
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