JANE SCALI

JANE SCALI

Female Vocal Performer

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Constantly in demand for performances in live venues right around Australia and in the corporate arenas, Jane has in the past toured with Ronnie Corbett, Rolf Harris, Neil Sedaka, and has delighted audiences in Kuala Lumpar, Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Greece and Japan.

Brief History       

  • Winner of 7 'Mo' awards and an 'Ace' award for Best female Vocal Performer of the Year, Jane was only 11 years old when she leapt to national stardom as one of the original members of the popular long running television show Young Talent Time.
  • Her long list of television credits includes four years as a weekly regular on the ABC's The Saturday Show and the Rolf Harris Show.
  • Through the years her numerous performances on national variety shows like the Don Lane show, Bert Newton, Mike Walsh, Ray Martin, The Midday Show, Good Morning Australia, In Melbourne Tonight, Carols by Candlelight, and three years as a regular on the HG and Roy Show, have established her as one of the most successful and popular female performers in Australia today.
  • An accomplished singer/dancer/actress, she was first introduced to musical theatre at the age of 17 when she was selected to play the lead role opposite Noel Ferrier in the Melbourne Theatre Company's production of Cinderella.
  • Later she appeared as Grechen in 'The Student Prince'.
  • In 1995 she teamed up with her husband Paul Martell to produce a new musical comedy theatre show called 'Fractured Fairytales', which was well received in Sydney and nominated for a 'Mo' award.
  • In 1996 she was one of 2 Australians selected to star in the Gordon Frost Organisation's productions of the hit broadway musical 'Smokey Joe's cafe', and in 1988 she received rave reviews as Sandy in 'Grease, the Arena Spectacular', performing to well over half a million people in Australia and New Zealand.
  • She completed an 8 month run as Lily St Regis in the hit musical 'Annie' which played in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane 2000/01.
  • Her other highlights include performing the National Anthem to 97,000 people at the World Cup soccer qualifier between Australia and Iran at the MCG in 1997; the 1998 Coca-Cola AFL Grand Final ceremony and the official openings of both Stadium Australia in 1999 and the Melbourne Colonial Stadium in 2000.
  • Recently she returned to Stadium Australia for the Bledislow Cup.

Testimonials

"Jane Scali, Simone Dee and David Dixon colorfully hold up the Aussie end creating a lively retrospective of the sensational songs of composing team Lieber and Stoller..."(Smokey Joes Cafe) - Weekend Independent

"...the performance of the night belongs to Jane Scali as the goody-two-shoed Sandy. Scali shows her class...she looks perfect, her singing is superb and she handles the final transition to girl greaser with more than ample vamp..." (Grease the Arena Spectacular) - Weekly Times

"Craig McLachlan and Dannii Minogue might get star billing but Anthony Warlow and Jane Scali steal the show..." (Grease the Arena Spectacular) - Sydney Morning Herald Sun


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