About Marina

Marina Grace Lee is a musical theatre performer based in Melbourne, VIC. She has performed in various shows with Encore Theatre Company and continues expanding her resume. Marina began studying at the Victorian College of the Arts in Feb 2023, where she hopes to learn and grow over the next three years.

Marina has received various awards throughout her training. Most recently, in Jan 2023, Marina received a nomination at the Tasmanian Theatre Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mary Delgado in Jersey Boys with Encore Theatre Company and was awarded the Youth Achievement for performing as leading females in both Chicago and Jersey Boys at age 17/18. Additionally, she received first place in the Launceston Competitions for Original Solo Composition, Contemporary Vocal Solo, Contemporary Monologue, and Group Dance in 2021. Furthermore, she received one of two HDs awarded in the UTAS music performance course in 2021.

In March 2022, Marina worked professionally with Mudlark Theatre Company, developing the new work Girl Running Boy Falling adapted for the stage by Kate Gaul based on the novel by Kate Gordon. Unfortunately, due to covid, the production was cancelled to ensure the safety of the creative team and cast.

Moving to Australia re-awakened Marina’s previous love of musical theatre, leading her to her current path where she is pursuing the arts in Tasmania, Australia. She has recently graduated from Newstead College where she played Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family and Elle Woods in the school’s production of Legally Blonde. Her most recent adventures have been performing in Encore Theatre Company’s Chicago as Roxie Hart at the age of 17, and playing the role of Mary Delgado and leading Angel in Jersey Boys with the company in 2022.

Before moving to Tasmania, most of Marina’s time was spent training in classical ballet, approximately 40 hours per week, and taking classes in contemporary, jazz, Horton, flamenco, and Martha Graham technique with The School of Ballet Arizona. She began dance training at age 3 and has now performed in over 15 full-length ballets such as Sleeping Beauty, the Nutcracker (annually), Don Quixote, Symphony in III, Coppelia, and more. Lee has received scholarships to the English National Ballet School, American Ballet Theatre summer course (SC), Joffery Ballet SC, Houston Ballet SC, and The School of Ballet Arizona. She attended rigorous schooling at Arizona School for the Arts, taking academic classes from 7:45 am-1:30 pm and bussing to SBAZ to continue ballet classes till 9:00 pm. From the age of thirteen, she began performing with the professional company Ballet Arizona and continued to dance in the corps de ballet until leaving the US in 2020.

Before Tassie, Marina grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, starting school at Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH), where her love for the stage was ignited. She dabbled in musical theatre at OLPH, performing in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Cinderella: A Ragtime Musical, and Seussical.

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