Susan Ling Young Pro

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, Band Member,… more

New South Wales, Australia
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I'll Never Stop Loving You

Adapted some lyrics of this song to sing at my brother's funeral in May 2012. My gift to him always

01I'll Never Stop Loving You
02Only Love (Ballad Of The Drover's Wife)
03Pur Ti Miro (Monteverdi, new arrangement

Physical Attributes

154 cm / 5ft 1in
48 kg / 105 lbs
88 cm / 35 in
Skin color:
68 cm / 27 in
88 cm / 35 in
Dress size:
UK 8 / AUS 8 / US 4
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Credits & experience

  • National Institute of Dramatic Art : Advanced Actors Studio (1 year screen based acting training)
  • See Acting Section for all Credits & Training
  • Amazon Woman, Queenie Van de Zandt : Audition for Music Theatre Masterclass Series
  • 16th Street Acting Studio : Auditor
  • Norths Fitness, various teachers : Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Bellydance lessons
  • Actors College of Theatre & Television : Certificate IV Music Theatre Performance
  • ACTT : Certificate IV Music Theatre Performance


Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles

Acting agent

Gilchrist Management

  • English
  • French
  • Cantonese

  • Australian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Chinese

Union memberships
  • Equity
  • MEAA

Advanced Actors Studio - NIDA (1 Year Screen Acting)
Screen Acting - John Orcsik, TAFTA
Acting & Directing classes - Kate Gaul, Siren Theatre Co.
Ivana Chubbuck Acting Masterclass - 16th Street, Melbourne
Certificate IV Music Theatre, Actors College of Theatre & Television

Mrs Li 'A DEAL' Chippen St Theatre
Stella Le 'Hungry Ghosts' Matchbox Pictures TV miniseries, Dir Shawn Seet
Aunt Isabel 'Noli Me Tangere' (musical), Riverside Theatres

Criminal Court Judge, 'Reckoning' (US TV), Dir Shawn Seet
Emily, 'Heart Pierced through by an Arrow' (short), Gizella Calingo
Clarissa (lead), 'Retrospect' (short), Isabella Stevenson
Thi (lead), 'Ma Knows Best' (short), Lachlan Parry
Fortune Teller, 'Haunted Love' (short), Sonia Sarkis
Grace (lead) ‘Grace’ (short), Left of Centre Productions
Customer, Randwick Recycling Centre video, Visual Domain
Sue, PAYCE residential corporate film, GoldenEye Productions
Tunisha 'Fish Out of Water', play reading Nautanki Theatre, Riverside Parramatta
Registrar (comedy) '$treet $mart' Ep 6, Channel 10
Dr/Chairperson: Medical Hearing. ‘Professional Development’ training film, Client: Health Education Training Institute (HETI) NSW
Registered Nurse, Thi. 'Discrimination in Aged Health' training film, Client: HETI, NSW
Mandy, Group Home Manager. ‘Early Warning Signs’ training film, Dir: Matt Cartwright, Maitree House
Sophia Lee. ‘Medical Education’ training film, Client: E. Leonar University of NSW Med School
Doctor (featured) 'Don’t be a Tosser' TVC. Paper Moose, Client: EPA

Vicky Liu, '24 Hours to Live' Feature film in S. Africa (speaking role with Ethan Hawke). Co-production - Fundamental Films, Thunder Road, Film Afrika. Dir - Brian Smrz
Nancy 'Pet Killer', Lucinity Productions for International Streaming TV
LiLing, 'You Don't Know Their Journey', web series. Mean Masheen Productns
Soon Le Yong (lead), Office of the Children’s Guardian, 'Disability Project' Training Videos x4
Lynette, 'Parramatta Girls' (verbatim play), Rough Hewn Theatre Troupe, Star of the Sea Theatre
Shopper 1, 'Red Ink', short film. Dir - Alex Ryan
Customer, 'Little Sista' web series. Cha Bing! Productions, Charmaine Bingwa

'Younger', 'That's Why I'm with STAN' TVC - Jungle Productions, Dir - Matt Moore
Muzzy/ Ensemble - 'Razzamattazz' Music Theatre Revue, Picton Theatre Group
Cai Xia Liao (lead) 'Deadly Women', Docu-drama TV, S 10, Ep 9 - CNN/ Foxtel
RN Cynthia, 'Dementia & Pain Management' Training Video, Aged Care TV

Mrs Chin, 'The Auction', Tropfest finalist (short). Dir - Stephen James King
Gambler, 'She Got That O', Johnny Ruffo Music Video
Jean (lead), 'Ma Ma' (short), Dir- Fanjin Zeng
Mother, Antibiotic Awareness Week TVC, World Health Organisation
Asylum Seeker 'A Temporary Life' (short play), Beyond Festival
Customer, Antiracism video, Western Sydney University/ TVS
Elizabeth (lead) 'Expanding Horizons' Corporate Video, Mundipharma/Wax Interactive
Maddie's Mum, 'Fragments of Friday' Web Series 2, Ep 5, Endemol Australia

Role Plays, various Govt Dept & Corporate Clients (details on request)

Lady on Bus, YOUI TVC
Laundry Lady, 'UNindian' (with Brett Lee), Dir - Anupam Sharma
Mary (lead), 'Mary in the Locker Room' (short), Dir - Jamieson Pearce
Anna (lead), UTS Finance Training Video, Dir - Greg Ferris
Bina Bong, 'Soul Mates' Comedy S 1, Ep 4, 5. ABC2 TV
Gladys Wakabayashi, 'Deadly Women' S 8, Ep 5, Beyond Prodns

2013-19 Medical Exam Role Plays, Australian Medical Council & Sydney based Universities

Madame Sasaki, 'Madame's Assassin' (short), Dir- Sophie Speirs
Chi Lin Leung, 'Deadly Women' S 7, Ep 15, Dir- Katie Hides, Beyond Prodns
Suzie Ling, San Franciscan Tea Leaf Reader, OPI Product Launch, Thomson St Events
Rose Seller, 'Redfern Now' S 2, ABC1, Dir- Rachel Perkins, Blackfella Films
Karen, Nurse Manager, Aged Care Accredn Training Video. Dir- Andrew Wholley, Red Rug
Chang Li, Company Secretary - Australian Institute of Company Directors Training Video. Dir-Jonathan Gilbert, Burning House
Woolworths Brand Re-launch TVC - Good Oil Films

Chef, 'The Daily Telegraph subscriptions' TVC, Dir-Al Morrow, Jungle Boys
Mrs Chow, 'GAVIN' (mockumentary), Damsel Pictures
Woman, 'Cancer can't kill Hope' (CSA) GI Cancer Institute
Ensemble, 'Monkey, Journey to the West' (development workshop), Director John Bell, Theatre of Image
Asian Mother, Woolworths TVC, Dir-Stephen Carroll, Exit Films
Loiva Gonzales, A Killer's Smile 'Behind Mansion Walls' S 2, Ep 7, Dir- James Knox, Beyond Prodns
Mrs Rose Chan, 'Packed to the Rafters', S 5 Ep 2, Dir- Kevin Carlin, Seven Network
Ensemble, 'Oliver!', Riverside Theatre. Dir-Neil Gooding, Packemin Prodns

Optometrist, 'HOYA Training Video', OTEN/TAFE, Noodlicious Prodns
Harry, Rob Oakeshott, 'Kamlet' (political satire), Alien Chooks Prodns
Mrs Rene (broad Australian accent), 'A Dusty Town' (feature), Furst Class Prodns
Anastacio, 'Suppose the Night Tasted Like Sugar' (feature), 7 Ronin Prodns
Domestic Worker, 'The Anti Slavery Project' (CSA), Iris Pictures
Prof. E. M. Ashford, Ensemble, 'Wit' (play) Riverside Theatres, RLE

'Be Medicinewise' TVC National Prescribing Service. Vital Signs
Vocalist 'The Piano Teacher', Tap Gallery
Immigrant, Bollywood Dancer, 'Leviathan', Sydney Theatre Co./ Liverpool Council
'Annual Cabaret Showcase', Your Management International
Old Woman by the Fire, Herod's Court (Tap Dancer), Ensemble - 'Jesus Christ Superstar' RLE
Mother 'Foster Care ' TVC, Catholic Care Wollongong
Hecate, Fleance, Young Macduff, Servant, Messenger: 'Macbeth', Riverside Lyric Ensemble
Cynthia, 'Let's Shoot Max Instead!' (short play) Short & Sweet Festival

Judge 'Kick it Up' (music video) The McClymonts, Conti Bros. Films
Siam 'Black Kat Kabaret' Dir Stephen Helper
Bar Girl, 'Miss Saigon' Bankstown Theatrical Soc


Extras experience

Previous speaking roles

Extras agent

Extra Edge Talent


Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work

I am interested in hair, make up modeling, shoots for print ads, promotional work - anything! I enjoy a challenge.

I have featured in several stills shoots including -

Vinnies Volunteer, Vinnies Christmas Appeal, Sam I Am/ Marlin

Stan - 'Younger' Streaming TV program
NSW Cancer Institute - Breast Screen Awareness campaign

Barnados Foster Care. Role - Foster Parent
Sydney PrePurchase website - Team Member
Dooleys Catholic Club, Lidcombe. Role - Club member/ Restaurant diner.
Stock photos used for member magazine, club promotions, online

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Australia. Role - Surgeon. Online, TVC

The Daily Telegraph subscriptions. Role - Chef. TVC, online, newspapers

The National Prescribing Service, Be Medicinewise Campaign. Role - Asian Woman.
TVC's, online, women's & health magazines, pharmacy brochures and other print material

I have also done promotional work such as -

2014 - 16
Food Demonstrations in Burwood, Chatswood
TASTE Food Tour Guide - The Benevolent Society/ Taste Cultural Food Tours
Numerous kids craft activities in Eastwood, North Rocks, Castle Hill, Ryde, Bonnyrigg, Plumpton, Ashfield, Parramatta, Macquarie Fields

Fisher Price Brand Ambassador

Volunteer for Opera Australia fundraising events including the 'Annual Opera Gala' and 'Dinner on the Dock' for many years.
Promotions support for Quantum Touch healing stall holder at Mind, Body, Spirit Festival

I have completed -
Certificate IV in Asian Cookery from Crows Nest TAFE
Wine Studies Certificate from Ryde TAFE
Certificate III in Early Childcare

Have current RSA, WCC and current First Aid Certificate

Please kindly review my photos, acting profile and other extensive, varied experience on my Starnow site - Susan Ling Young.

Thank you for looking! Looking forward to hearing from you soon :)


Vocal ability

Lead singer

Vocal range


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Influences: Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Edith Piaf, Karen Carpenter, The Beatles, Opera, Rosemary Clooney

(See also Acting Experience for training, other stage/screen roles & background in Music Theatre)

Ongoing Classical, Opera, Jazz & Music Theatre private singing lessons - Meera Belle, Sydney
2010 Audition for Music Theatre Masterclass Series - Queenie van de Zandt, Kate Gaul, Nathan M Wright
2009 Certificate IV in Music Theatre - Actors College of Theatre & Television (ACTT)

Member of Opera Lunedi - opera interest group in Lindfield

Dona Victorina, Aunt Isabel, Soprano ensemble 'Noli Me Tangere' (new musical staged reading), Kings Cross & RiversideTheatres.
Composer- Allan McFadden, Director- Aarne Neeme
Ensemble, 'Patience' - Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Sydney

Opera Chorus, 'Orfeo', Gluck. SMH Spectrum NOW Festival, Art Gallery of NSW. Director- Shannon Murphy
Ensemble recording - New Opera in Tahitian, Composer- Geoffroy Colson, Sydney Conservatorium

2012,15, 16
Cabaret Vocalist - French songs Bastille event, Tillermans Restaurant, Tea Gardens

Vocal Recording - 'Only Love' 2012 Sydney Eisteddfod Winner (songwriting) for Ivan Kurnia, Songwriter

2010 -16
Vocalist - Fabulous Jazz Babies (soloist & choir) - regular concerts at National Trust Cafe, Christchurch St Laurence & other venues

Vocalist with piano accompanist, 'The Piano Teacher' (play), The Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst. Director: Lisa Eismen, Writer: Julia Cho

Past volunteer Tour Guide for Opera Australia for many years. (Stage extra for Don Carlo!)

In 1990's I was a founding member of an inspiring acapella group called the Balmain People's Choir, performing world music, gospel & original compositions.

I still remember many songs including Zulu, Macedonian, Spanish, Hebrew & several other languages eg South African national anthem, French, Japanese etc. Our musical director, Stephen Taberner taught us to sing phonetically in these rich & varied languages.

In 1997, I sang with members of the Gates of the Cafe of Salvation, doing a gospel tour of New Orleans.

(My vocal teacher has a jazz, rock & pop background, but also trained classically at the Royal College of Music & the VCA. She was also semi finalist in 2010 'Australia's Got Talent' with her 3 girl Andrew Sisters style act, now called The Star Sisters.)

I've performed with several community theatre & pro-amateur productions of musicals including Bankstown Theatrical Society, Riverside Lyric Ensemble & Packemin Productions. (See Acting profile)

Music theatre industry professional, Queenie van de Zandt has told me that my voice was very much like that of Judy Garland in timbre & warmth. I used to think I was a contralto like Judy, but since my teacher discovered I'm actually a lyric soprano, my range has extended significantly in recent years.

I've been learning classical & opera technique since 2012 (mainly with the intention that I could then be able to sing almost any style) & it has made a great difference! I'm now able to sing quite a range of soprano operatic repertoire.

I admit the voice recordings I've uploaded on my StarNow profile do need updating, because they really don't represent how I sound now. (I'm in the process of starting work with a Sydney studio to do some recordings this year.) Until then, please kindly give me a try & have me audition for you in person.

I particularly love singing soulful music that draws people to me & caresses, touches them deeply. People often remark how surprised they are after they have listened to me sing, as to the ' tonal beauty' of my voice.

Female singer influences include Barbra Streisand, Rosemary Clooney, Karen Carpenter, Edith Piaf, Maria Callas, Linda Ronstadt & Norah Jones. I also enjoy quite a range of styles including Classical, Opera, Popular, Blues, Jazz, etc.

Singing is my major life passion & it has also taught me a great deal about the relationship I have with myself & with life. What joy it is, to be able to give other souls in this world, an experience of the power of music & of the human voice!

TV & Reality

Numerous TVC's, corporate/ training videos etc - see Acting Experience for more screen roles

Registrar (comedy) “$treet $mart” Ep 6, Screen Australia/ Channel 10
Doctor (featured) 'Don’t be a Tosser' TVC. Paper Moose, Client: EPA

Female Asbestos Victim, 'RMB Lawyers TVC'
Stan - 'Younger' TVC
Cai Xia Liao (lead) 'Deadly Women', Docu-drama TV series 10 - CNN/ Foxtel
RN Cynthia, 'Dementia & Pain Management' Training Video, Aged Care TV

Lady on Bus (feature) YOUI TVC
Gladys Wakabayashi (Asian American accent) - 'Deadly Women', Series 8. Director - Katie Ryerson, Beyond Productions
Bina Bong, 'Soul Mates' ABC2 comedy series

Chi Lin Leung (Asian American accent) - 'Deadly Women', Series 7. Director- Katie Hides, Beyond Productions
Mrs Suzie Ling - San Franciscan Tea Leaf Reader, (Reality, promotional event) OPI Product Launch, Thomson Street Events Management
Rose Seller, 'Redfern Now' Series 2, ABC1, Dir- Rachel Perkins, Blackfella Films

Mary Gonzales 'Sef Gonzales story' "Behind Mansion Walls - Series 2" Crime Investigations channel/ Foxtel
Director: James Knox, Beyond Productions

Mrs Rose Chan "Packed to the Rafters", (Episode 1, Series 5) Seven Network Australia
Housekeeper, CSA - Anti Slavery Project. Director: John Janson-Moore, Iris Pictures

'Be Medicinewise' TVC National Prescribing Service. Vital Signs
Mother 'Foster Care ' TVC, Catholic Care Wollongong


Dancing ability


Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Bellydance
  • Bollywood
  • Contemporary
  • Disco
  • Folk
  • Jazz
  • Latin American
  • Salsa
  • Tango
  • Tap

Early Classical Ballet, Tap, Jazz Dance training for 8 years
including early Royal Academy of Dance examinations and eisteddfods in Sydney region
Sandra McKenzie Ballet School, Ryde/ Campsie

Continuing adult weekly dance classes in Bellydancing, Tap, Broadway Jazz and Classical Ballet at Norths Fitness, North Sydney with various professional dance instructors

Some dance experience in Flamenco dance, Tango, Latin, Bollywood & contemporary styles


Presenting agent

Extra Edge Talent

  • English
  • French
  • Cantonese

  • Australian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Chinese

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