Musical theatre's magical unicorn, Australian performer Lala Barlow has worked extensively as an entertainer all over the world. As an actor, singer, musician, composer, model and writer, her career spans across stage, film, television, musical theatre, cabaret and comedy.
Barlow is 'perfectly nauseating'
In London, Lala appeared in Annie Get Your Gun at The Union Theatre as the feisty and mischievous Dolly Tate. She also joined the company of Side Show as the Bearded Lady for its highly anticipated and widely acclaimed UK Premiere season at the Southwark Playhouse starring Wicked's Louise Dearman and Olivier Award Nominee Laura Pitt-Pullford. She also appeared as the hero Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk for West End in Schools. In Noosa, Lala stepped into the role of Lily St Regis in Annie for Mad About Theatre, performing at The J Noosa and The Events Centre in Caloundra.
This year, Lala has appeared as the exotic Rosina in Bardo; a feature film produced by Feature One Productions and directed by Ben O'Connor. She's also inhabited a sadistic student in Yael Ella's short film The Riddle. On your television screens, you may have seen Lala on the hilarious ABC satiric comedy GET KRACK!N starring Kate McLennan and Kate McCartney and as the hot-headed Penelope on Humdrum Comedy's new sitcom Metro Sexual.
Lala is the co-writer and performer of the smash hit comedy cabaret The Worst Little Warehouse in London (Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award for Best Cabaret 2019). The show was successfully workshopped on the West End at Above The Arts theatre and has since appeared on the Assembly stages at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Nominated for Best Musical and Best Cabaret), The MC Showroom in Melbourne and at The Dispensary in Mackay QLD. She has just completed a world tour of the show, performing at The Butterfly Club in Melbourne, inside the Garden of Unearthly Delights in Adelaide, at The Kings Head Theatre in London and a regional tour of the United Kingdom.
Lala works professionally within the industry as a choreographer, vocal coach and adjudicator. She is currently performing the role of Regina in Rock of Ages (Mad About Theatre) in QLD, performing at The J Noosa, The Events Centre in Caloundra and the Pilbeam in Rockhampton.