Photos with Fiona Choi
Born in Melbourne Australia to Chinese immigrant parents, Fiona now resides in New York with her television-producer husband and their 2 sons. Fiona spent her youth performing in school/university musicals: roles included Nicky in Sweet Charity, Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors, Eva Peron in Evita. She made her Australian television debut on the prime-time soap Neighbours, followed shortly by a guest starring role in the popular cop-drama Blue Heelers. After attaining a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University (to please her parents), Fiona studied at the famed Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Read more... Performing Arts in Musical Theatre, Fiona moved to Sydney and was soon cast as a swing/understudy in the original Australian company of RENT, directed by Michael Greif. Over the course 15 months with RENT she had the opportunity to perform almost every female character in the show, including the charismatic lesbian performance artist Maureen. Somewhere along the way Fiona fell into freelance casting directing - most recent projects include the North American musical tour of Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries; promos for Big Lots, Jeep, Reckitt Benckiser and voice-over narrations for various AETN programs. Fiona has also been working with the theater company Core Ensemble for the last 10 years, first as an actress in The Silken Phoenix, and most recently as Resident casting and stage director.