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Originally hailing from Perth, Lucy graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre).
Lucy’s stage credits include the roles of Glinda the Good Witch in both the original Australian cast of Wicked (Gordon Frost Organisation) and the recently successful tour of Wizard of Oz (GFO), as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde The Musical (GFO) for which she won a Helpmann and Sydney Theatre Award, Sybil Chase in Private Lives (Melbourne Theatre Company), Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, Miss Dorothy in the Australian Premiere of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Lois Lane/Bianca in Kiss Me Kate and Laurey in Oklahoma! (all for The Production Company) as well as Cinderella in Into The Woods (The Capitol Theatre/ Rob Guest Endowment), Rikki Rose in Respect (Jim McPherson), Mamma Mia! (Dainty/Louise Withers) in which she understudied and performed the role of Sophie.
Lucy’s screen credits include the roles of Roxy in Sisters (Netflix), Sophie in The Letdown (Netflix), Chantelle “Tugger” Waugh in Doctor Doctor (Nine Network/Essential Media), Katie Halloway in Now Add Honey (Gristmill), Judy in Here Come The Habibs (Jungle/ Nine Network), Cherry in Goddess (The Film Company/Wildheart Films), Nicola in The Moodys (Jungleboys/ABC), Bunny in Dripping in Chocolate (Southern Star/ UKTV), Cassie Bennett in Headland (Seven Network), and roles in All Saints, Rush II and Elissa Down’s film The Dripping Tap. Currently, Lucy can be seen reprising her role as Sophie in the return season of ABC's critically-acclaimed hit, The Letdown.
As a voice over artist, Lucy has created a number of audiobooks, most proudly an introduction to her family story, Dame Mary Durack’s Kings In Grass Castles and most amusingly the children’s book titled Lucy The Good.
Performing regularly in concert, some highlights have been singing the British and Australian National Anthems for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke Of Edinburgh for the state reception at Perth’s Governor’s Gardens, singing the Australian National Anthem at the AFL Grand Final, the State of Origin and The Melbourne Cup, regular appearances on Nine Network’s Carols By Candlelight and Seven Network’s Carols in The Domain, performing with the Sydney, Perth, Queensland, Adelaide and West Australian Symphony Orchestras and in the concert series Disney Under The Stars (Live Nation).
Lucy’s radio show My Soundtrack was the ABC’s most downloaded radio program of all five summers of it’s run and her debut album Lucy Durack is available on iTunes and in ABC stores around the country, on which she also debuts as a songwriter.
Her screenwriting debut Lift, in which she also stars, recently premiered on Network Ten and is available to stream on TenPlay.
Lucy can next be seen as one of the judges on Seven Network's Australia's Got Talent, before singing and dancing her way back on stage as Princess Fiona in next year's much anticipated Shrek the Musical with GFO.