Speakers Profile - Susie Youssef

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Susie Youssef is a comedian, actor, writer and improviser. She has written, performed and produced comedy for stage, radio and television in Australia and around the world.

A core cast member on Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia, she has had guest appearances in ABC seriesí Squinters, Screen Time, Rosehaven, Get Krack!n and No Activity on Stan.
She is a regular guest on radio and TV and has appeared on Have You Been Paying Attention (Channel 10), ABC TVís How Not To Behave, The Chaserís Media Circus and The Checkout. A regular performer at the Sydney Comedy Store and Giant Dwarf Theatre, Susie has also performed at Splendour in the Grass, Secret Garden Festival and Homebake. She has performed internationally as a guest at Improvaganza in Edmonton, Dadís Garage in Atlanta and The Del Close Marathon in New York. Susie studied at the iO Theatre in Chicago and quite a lot of the burgers. In 2014, she played the lead role in the Hayloft Projectís award-winning play The Boat People.

Following a sold-out run at the Sydney Fringe Festival in 2014, Susie made her solo debut at the Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festivals in her sketch comedy show Sketchual Chocolate. She returned to the comedy festival circuit in 2015 with Owl Eyes On You and in 2016, Susie made her Edinburgh Fringe and London debut in Check Youssef Before You Wreck Youssef. Susie continued to test the limit of her anxiety with her most recent show Behave Youssef.

In 2018, Susie debuted at Sydney Theatre Company in a new adaptation of Accidental Death Of An Anarchist. Later in the year she will perform at the Griffin Theatre in The Smallest Hour, written by herself and that nice British raconteur, Phil Spencer.