Courtney Monsma seems to have her finger in every pie when it comes to the entertainment industry. The talented 26-year-old is an established, actress, singer and dancer, and her next massive gig is the part of Lillian Milton on Paramount+’s Paper Dolls.
The series is about five young women who form a female musical group through a reality TV show and follows the women’s lives and touches on the dark side of fame.
Find out more about the woman behind the character of Lillian.
Courtney plays Glinda in the Wicked Musical
Courtney was cast in the role of Glinda the Good Witch in the hugely successful musical Wicked. The popular Broadway performance is scheduled to run in Sydney in December, January and February and will play in March and April in Melbourne.
Courtney announced the part on the Today show and posted a photo of the interview to her Instagram.
“Pretty wicked day. Thankyou so much for all the love on the announcement and the birthday wishes 🎂 🥳 Couldn’t be happier,” she captioned the pictures.
She sang at Telethon 2022
Courtney performed a captivating rendition of a Frozen song at Telethon 2022. That same year, she played Princess Anna in Disney’s Australian tour of Frozen.
“Such an honour to sing at this year’s @telethon7 with @frozenthemusicalau and an honour to get to sing this music every day,” she wrote on Instagram.
Courtney released an album
Considering that Courtney has been cast in a number of huge musicals, it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that she’s a released an album.
Her debut album titled In The Light dropped in 2022 and features nine covers and one original song ‘The Light That You Are’.
“I have chosen songs that resonate with me, whilst also celebrating or marking key moments in my career. Connecting with an audience means a lot to me and I hope the songs I’ve included on In The Light have an impact for listeners as well” she said of the album.
Paper Dolls airs on Paramount+ Australia from Sunday, 3 December.