Alice Garner — Elissa
Alice Garner has been acting since she was child, in theatre, film, television and radio. Her film credits include features Monkey Grip (Australian Film Institute nomination), “Nostradamus Kid”, “Lover Boy”, “Love and Other Catastrophes” (Film Critics’ Circle Award, AFI nomination) and “Strange Planet”, as well as numerous short films. She played Carmen in the acclaimed Australian television series “SeaChange” (ABC-TV) and followed this with her role as Caitlin in the top-rating “Secret Life of Us” (TEN). In theatre she has performed with leading Australian companies including Playbox, Anthill and Melbourne Theatre Company. An accomplished cellist, she has recorded several albums with Xylouris Ensemble and, with them, featured on the soundtrack of Rachel Perkins’ film One Night the Moon (2001 AFI best original score; 2003 APRA Best Soundtrack Album).
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