Photography by Leah Jing for Liminal Magazine

Photography by Leah Jing for Liminal Magazine

Bio + CV

Margot Tanjutco is an actor, writer, content creator, and multidisciplinary artist.

She recently finished a successful season of her solo show Vanity Fair Enough at The Coopers Malthouse for Melbourne International Comedy Festival where she was also nominated for the Golden Gibbo. She just wrapped a season of Polygamy, Polygayou: A New Musical for Melbourne Fringe plus a slew of other Fringe guest spots. She recently developed a web series with Cinespace StoryLab and a short play for MTC and EWF’s First Stage.

Her work has been featured by ABC’s The Mix and Stop Everything!, SBS Voices, and Time Out. Last year she graduated with Distinction for Bachelor of Communications (Media) from RMIT University where she also worked in Creative Communications for RMIT Creative. Her visual art has also been exhibited at First Site Gallery and the Chinese Museum.

As a performer she recently appeared as Juliet in critically-acclaimed electropop lesbian musical Romeo is Not the Only Fruit at The Coopers Malthouse for Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Brisbane Festival, and HotHouse Theatre. Other shows include solo cabaret Estrella Wing, Showgirl for Melbourne Fringe and Original Cast: The Completely Improvised Musical.

 

Theatre

Polygamy, Polygayou (Performer/Co-creator)

2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival (Trades Hall, Fringe Hub)

VANITY FAIR ENOUGH (Writer/Performer/Producer)

2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival (The Coopers Malthouse)

FORGOTTEN PLACES (Performer/Dancer/Maker)

Citizen Theatre, Chapel Off Chapel

ROMEO IS NOT THE ONLY FRUIT (Performer/Additional Writing)

2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival (The Coopers Malthouse), Brisbane Festival, HotHouse Theatre, Poppyseed Theatre Festival

ESTRELLA WING, SHOWGIRL (Creator/Producer/Performer)

2017 Melbourne Fringe Festival

ORIGINAL CAST: THE COMPLETELY IMPROVISED MUSICAL (Performer)

The Butterfly Club

ROMEO IS NOT THE ONLY FRUIT (Performer/Co-writer)

Union House Theatre (DisColourNation)

THE UNBEARABLE WHITENESS OF BEING (Performer/Co-writer)

Union House Theatre (DisColourNation)


Media

SBS Voices (2019)

Freelance contributor.

RMIT CREATIVE (2018)

Creative Communications Intern (paid)/copywriter/social media manager (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)/social media campaign planner/weekly EDM editor (Mailchimp)

GIRLS ON FILM FESTIVAL  (2015-2017)

Social media team (Twitter, Instagram)

EMERGING WRITERS' FESTIVAL GAZETTE (2017)

Videographer/photographer, work screened at Federation Square and Channel 7

ARTSPACE AT REALM (2016)

Interactive Korsakow Film documentary creator/editor 


education and training

CINESPACE STORY LAB (2018-2019)

Story Development with Charlie Carman, Film Victoria

ROYAL MELBOURNE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2016-2018)

Bachelor of Communications (Media) with Distinction. Minor in Literature.

THE IMPROV CONSPIRACY (2017-2019)

Sketch comedy, long form and musical improv

COMEDY MENTORSHIP (2018)

Mentorship with award-winning artists Tessa Waters and Victoria Falconer for comedy performance and musical comedy

VICTORIAN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS (2014)

Foundation Music Theatre