On the Couch with Jaz Flowers

David_Jaz HSSWho is Jaz Flowers?
Ummmm, Me? How do I answer that?

What would you do differently to what you do now?

Who inspires you and why?
David Atkins! He inspires me to stick at what you love, regardless of the hardships on the way. Aspire to be the best you can be!

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
Sounds cliché – but if I could, make World peace! World would be a much happier place.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
Mallacoota – it’s my annual Family holiday. Been going there for 20 years. Wouldn’t want to be anywhere else!

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take then to, and why?
If I’m at home in Morwell – my backyard. We throw a mean BBQ!

What are you currently reading?
This questionnaire!

What are you currently listening to?
John Mayer

Happiness is?

What does the future hold for you?
Who knows!

Jaz Flowers graduated from the University of Ballarat’s Music Theatre course in 2008 and has consistently garnered roles in several productions to critical acclaim. Most notably, Jaz won the lead role of ‘Tracey Turnblad’ in the multi award winning production of Hairspray for which she won a Sydney Theatre Award – Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical, and received a Helpmann Award Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Musical.

Other productions have included Fame – The Musical, the Neil Armfield directed Shane Warne The Musical, and Terence O’Connell’s Cabaret. The owner of a powerful voice, Jaz recently appeared as one of the contestants on the hit television show The Voice and is currently appearing in Hot Shoe Shuffle.

Hot Shoe Shuffle opens at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre on Saturday 10 August for a limited season. For more information, visit: www.hotshoeshuffle.com for details.

Image: Jaz Flowers with David Atkins in Hot Shoe Shuffle