Petra Elliott

Actor & Singer


A sassy singer and actress based in Melbourne Australia, Petra graduated with a Bachelor of Arts - Acting for Screen and Stage from Charles Sturt University, NSW in 2001. Petra has experience in drama, puppetry, musical theatre, theatre for kids, improvisation and singing live with dj's as well as playing her original songs accompanied by keys or guitar.



~ I’ve been cast as Jade Novak in ‘Sonnigsburg’: a supernatural TV drama. Filming starts in July!

~ My solo cabaret Petrasexual received rave reviews, and just might make a reappearance again soon - stay tuned!

~ Recording has started on Night Terrace - 8 audio episodes of sci-fi comedy gold, starring Jackie Woodburne (Susan from ‘Neighbours’) in the lead role and myself as the mysterious ‘Sue’.

~ I’ve appeared on 3RRR with Richard Watts, JOYFM with Mark & Shannon and on Theatre People to talk Petrasexual and Night Terrace. Click to listen!

~ I also spoke to Theatre People about my current projects.

~ The Splendid Chaps podcast has finished the year long celebration of Doctor Who, but you can still listen to back episodes now available at or on iTunes.

~ I appeared in a short film Manic 2: The Lost Tapes. It’s creepy. Check it out!


~ Keeping with the Doctor Who theme I created this Christmas Themed parody ‘The 12 Doctors of Christmas

~ My tribute and cover of Kitty Kallen’s Little Things Mean a Lot

~ New acoustic versions of my original tracks are now live over at SoundCloud

~ Newer York’ appears on

~ Hear acoustic versions of my original tracks Brevity, and piano ballads  Apparitions and Indigo Day

~ Listen to the final mastered version of a recent collaboration with ForteShorte at soundcloud.

Other stuff...

~ I helped out Keith Gow with the first reading of his new script Who do you think you are premiered at Edinburgh Fringe in 2013

~ I appeared on Live on Bowen (Channel 31) on July 5.

~ See my parody project called Parcel Gaga. Oh the perils of being a receptionist!

~ Great interview with Ben McKenzie about his MICF show ‘Ben McKenzie is uncool’, including a bit on ‘Night Terrace’

~ Inside Out teaser video... Get a glimpse of this “powerful tour of the human psyche...engrossing from beginning to end”

A sassy singer and actress based in Melbourne, Australia

Current projects

Petra’s first solo cabaret PETRASEXUAL

playing 8pm every Friday in April!

Featuring original songs, creative covers and punchy parody, the songs have been carefully selected to underscore the exploration of sexuality in our society.

Venue: KaDo Warehouse - Way of the Flower

36 Cremorne St, Richmond (Near Richmond Station)

Tickets: $25 from

Shows: 8pm on Friday April 4, 11, 18 and 25

The team behind Splendid Chaps brings you NIGHT TERRACE!

A new full-cast, 8 part science-fiction audio comedy series following the adventures of Anastasia Black, played by Jackie Woodburne (Susan from Neighbours).

Petra plays the enigmatic ‘Sue’, and creates the series with fellow chaps Ben Mckenzie, John Richards, David Ashton, joined by Lee Zacariah.

Watch the teaser video & pre-purchase episodes now via Kickstarter + check out