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Kaye Tuckerman Actor Singer Director Educator Broadway New York Australia International

Kaye Tuckerman is from the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia, and based in New York. Kaye has carved a niche internationally as a sought after actor, singer, director and designer. Her performing career has seen her headline some of the worlds biggest stages and screens. 


Onstage, Kaye lead the Broadway Asia production of Natasha Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812 as the ferocious Marya D., Summer: The Donna Summer Musical on Broadway as Pete Bellotte, the Broadway National Tour of Mamma Mia as Donna Sheridan, the international company of Les Miserables, Wicked as Madam Morrible, the world premiere production of The Boy From Oz with Murray Bartlett, Chrissie Amphlett and Todd McKenney, Jesus Christ Superstar with Jon Stevens, Deni Hines, Jay Laga'aia and George Henare, premiered at The Sydney Opera House in Hinge & Brackets - The Importance of Being Ernest as Cecily Cardew, and brought Marilyn Monroes mother, the complex Gladys Mortensen to life in the stage adaptation of Blonde. Kaye performed at Madison Square Garden, leading the Mamma Mia! Broadway Company for the NBA finals half time show, other guests included Ariana Grande, and Queen Latifah. Kaye performed solo with The Boston Pops for The Boston 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, alongside Jennifer Hudson, The Dropkick Murphys, and hosted by Michael Chiklis. Kaye toured with Michael Ball, and was the lead singer, The Chanteuse in Absinthe for Spiegelworld Miami and New York City. Kaye won The City of Sydney Cabaret Award, and The Glug for her solo performances; Stalker, Man-Eater, Siren, Broadway Bound (but not gagged). Kaye has headlined many international festivals, including the esteemed Adelaide International Cabaret Festival where she performed the roles of Miss Byrd in Closer than Ever with Maltby & Shire, as well as Kate in The Wild Party and Jen in John & Jen with Andrew Lippa as Music Director. Kaye also recorded several songs live for Kit and the Widow on BBC Radio. 


Onscreen, Kaye can be seen in The Blacklist, The Loudest Voice, The Characters, Royal Pains, Date. Love. Repeat, Home & Away, Nora Ephron Goes to Prison, Vandal, The Invisible Worm, The Matrix Reloaded & Revolutions, The Girl who got Away, The Actor, Followers, Crossroads of America, as well as many independent features, shorts, and web series. Kaye had the pleasure of performing on the live telecast of The Macy's Day Parade with Ariana DeBose, LaChanze, and the Broadway Company of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Kaye wrote and performed Broken n Twisted the promotional track for the Australian horror film Wolf Creek with Auxiliary One. The music video and song reached Top 20 on the the UK Electronic Dance Music Charts, and won Song of the Year at the South Australian Dance Music Awards. Kaye and Auxiliary One performed live at the Awards. 


As a designer based in Nairobi, Kenya, Kaye was been nominated for an African Academy Award for her work on From a Whisper, directed by Wanuri Kuhio, other work includes the award winning Nike Write the Future Campaign directed Alejandro González Iñárritu, and shot by Emmanuel 'Chivo' Lubezki, Nokia Sub Saharan Africa directed by Steve McCurry, I am Slave directed by Gabriel Range, the Daytime Emmy Award Winning On the Edge: Poverty Crisis in Africa, and numerous documentaries for Discovery, National Geographic and Raw TV. 


Kaye studied performance at WAAPA - The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (Alumni Hugh Jackman), and directing at the prestigious NIDA - National Institute of Dramatic Art - Sydney (Alumni Cate Blanchett), and is a PhD Doctor of Creative Arts Candidate at USQ - University of Southern Queensland. 


Kaye was the Creative Producer/Director of The Australian Dance Awards Gala at The Sydney Opera House, Creative Director for Inglot Pro Studio in NYC directing and designing multiple magazine cover shoots, and fashion events for Mercedes Fashion Week. Kaye was the Casting Associate for Disney's The Lion King' (Australia), and Casting Director for Sydney Dance Company. 


Kaye is the director of Voices of Women feature documentary Entanglement, filmed during the pandemic, featuring stories by women from all over the world. Entanglement was honored at Government House in Sydney, Australia, and won the Carla Zampatti - NSW Premiers Harmony Award, and presented by Consul General Nick Greiner at The Australian Embassy in New York City. Kaye is the artistic director of The Voices of Women International Film Festival. Kaye has directed the indie feature film Rockweed, and multiple award winning short films including: Butterfly, Coping, Nana's Room, Trumped, Choice, Famousland, On my Shoulder, JOE, Nil by Mouth, On Being Twelve, Trap Musik, Queen Bessie, Body and Breath, Now you See Me. Highlights of commercial shoots include: Lavazzon Designs, Saskia DeVries Jewelry, Sons of Christiania Clothing, Bella Models. Highlights of music videos include; Soul Shaman and Surrender for Exotik Robotz. Highlights of theatre productions directed by Kaye include; Once on this Island, The Addams Family, Urinetown. 


Kaye was recognized by The Australian Community in New York for her services to Australian artists in the USA.

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