Briega Young

Briega graduated from Victoria University in Australia, with a Creative Arts Industries degree specialising in Performance Studies and Creative Writing. She also studied at the International Film and Television school, and in 2015 worked with ‘La Mas Collective,’ co-writing and performing in their debut Melbourne Fringe show, Boxed In.

She has worked across stage and screen, with a focus in music theatre and live art performance. She was nominated for a Choice Award by the Victorian Theatre Guild for her role as ‘Kate Monster’ in ‘Three’s A Crowd’ theatre company’s Avenue Q in 2014.

In 2016, she received a mentorship with the award-winning, internationally acclaimed company ‘Punctum Inc.’ as a video-performance and durational artist.

Briega has also worked with ‘Such As They Are, as part of the National Artlands Conference in 2018. She is an accomplished vocalist and backing recording artist, working in radio and other live media, including performance with ‘Skyscraper Stan and the Commission Flats’ on their national tour in 2018.

Briega is thrilled to have joined UniSmart in 2018, and excited to make a positive impact on student audiences. UniSmart welcomes Briega to the presenting team!