On the Couch with Madeleine Jones

Madeleine Jones oncWho is Madeleine Jones?
According to my twitter profile: actress, singer, sometimes pianist, Girl in ONCE the Musical.

What would you do differently to what you do now?
Je voudrais pouvoir parler Francais

Who inspires you and why?
Tom Parsons … Obviously he told me to write that.

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
Save the bees.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
Positano, Italy. Go there and find out for yourself.

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take then to, and why?
Wee, ONCE of course! Because it will be excellent.

What are you currently reading?
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult.

What are you currently listening to?
1000 Forms of Fear – Sia

Happiness is?
Relative and life is what you make of it.

What does the future hold for you?
Immediately: A while lotta ONCE fun. Not too distantly: a marriage. Anything after that: your guess is as good as mine.

Madeleine Jones graduated from the Actors Centre in 2009. Her theatre credits since then have included Sally Bowles in Cabaret and Jill Mason in Equus, both for the New Theatre, Mole in the Australian Shakespeare Company’s Wind In The Willows, Cissy Franks in Punk Rock for pantsguys and ATYP (which won the Sydney Theatre Award for Best Independent Production).

Other credits include Katie in Girl In Tan Boots for Griffin Independent, Sister Martha in Cyrano de Bergerac (which won the Sydney Theatre Award for Best Independent Production) and Hero in Much Ado About Nothing, both for Sport for Jove productions.

In 2014 Madeleine appeared in The Incredible Book Eating Boy at the Sydney Opera House and M.Rock for the Sydney Theatre Company. Her screen credits include Devil’s Dust for the ABC, a number of short films and the web series Fragments Of Friday.

Madeleine will be starring as Girl in ONCE, premiering at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre on Saturday 4 October. For more information, visit: www.oncemusical.com.au for details.

Image: Madeleine Jones