“Queensland’s first lady of song” – Courier Mail
“a charming crowd-pleaser” – Herald Sun
“Brisbane’s diva queen” – Stage Whispers
“the voice of a generation” – Australian Stage
Naomi Price is one of Australia’s leading cabaret and theatre performers. She sprang to national attention in 2015 as Ricky Martin’s leading lady on The Voice Australia which saw her reach the semi-finals as Ricky’s last female artist and place sixth overall.
Naomi’s extensive performance credits include the original Australian cast of Helpmann Award-winning Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Michael Cassel Group), Christmas Actually, Lady Beatle, Rumour Has It and Wrecking Ball (The Little Red Company); the original cast of Helpmann Award-winning Australian musical Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company); Sweet Charity (Understudy Productions); the Australian premiere of YANK! (Understudy Productions); I Want to Know What Love Is (The Good Room/Critical Stages – national tour); Kiss Me Kate (Opera Queensland); The Tragedy of King Richard III (La Boite Theatre Company); Gloria (Queensland Theatre Company); and The Wishing Well (La Boite Theatre Company). Her television performances include The Voice Australia, Creative Generation, Channel Nine Telethon, The Morning Show and Carols in the City, as well as performing the national anthem at many nationally televised sporting events.
Naomi is highly sought-after as a special guest vocalist and has performed alongside renowned artists including Ricky Martin, Tim Finn, Guy Sebastian, James Morrison, Kate Miller-Heidke, Troy Cassar-Daley and Broadway composer Scott Alan. In 2019, she became the first female artist ever to record a studio duet with classical-crossover sensation The TEN Tenors.
Naomi has won a Green Room Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical and Matilda Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role as ‘Fay’ in Ladies in Black (Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Company) and a Matilda Award for Best Musical or Cabaret for ‘Rumour Has It’. Naomi is also an ambassador for National Trust Queensland and Wildlife Hospital Foundation.