Claudette Clarke is a Sydney-based actor of African-Caribbean heritage. Her theatre experience includes classic adaptations such as “The Crucible” (Zenith Theatre), “To Kill a Mockingbird” (New Theatre), “Doubt” (Zenith Theatre), “The Clink” (New Theatre), “The History Boys” (NIDA Parade Theatre) and “The Marginal Farm” (The Ensemble Theatre). Her stage work also extends to multi-ethnic development pieces such as “My Name is Sud” (Blacktown Arts Centre & The Dreaming Festival) and “Jatinga” (Kings Cross Theatre).
Claudette originally trained at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in London. This was followed by plays at The National Theatre, Sheffield Theatre and Colchester Theatre. In addition, her UK TV experience includes television plays (BBC Play for Today & ITV Playhouse), Documentary (BBC Omnibus) and parts in several independent TV series prior to coming to Australia in the 1980’s.