Hannah Fredericksen is a graduate of the inaugural Victorian College of the Arts Bachelor of Music Theatre course (Company 2011). Whilst at VCA, Hannah performed as Mallory/Avril in City of Angels and Wendla in Spring Awakening. In her final year, she was awarded the VCA Orloff Family Charitable Trust Scholarship for demonstration of outstanding commitment to the course.
Hannah’s theatre credits include Olivia in Twelfth Night (Carving Theatre Co.), Elizabeth in David Williamson’s Third World Blues (Company Eleven) and Cecily Cardew in The Citizen Theatre Company’s sold out season of The Importance of Being Earnest. In 2015, Hannah originated the role of Kate Kelly in Ned, A New Australian Musical and received rave reviews for her performance. Most recently she performed Mallory/Avril in Life Like Company’s critically acclaimed and Green Room nominated production of City of Angels.
Hannah’s screen work is equally as expansive; she has featured as Lilly in Offspring, starred as Olivia Newton-John in the hugely successful mini-series Molly, appeared in Opera Australia’s The Divorce (ABC) and Vance Joy’s original music video From Afar. She starred alongside David Wenham and Jacqueline McKenzie as Poppy in Paul Cox’s feature film Force of Destiny, which opened the Melbourne International Film Festival in 2015 and has been selected for screenings at festivals worldwide. Most recently, Hannah features alongside Nathan Phillips as Jessie Slavish in Matchbox Pictures upcoming sci-fi series Hunters.
Hannah is absolutely thrilled to be a part of the original cast of Dream Lover. She would like to thank her team at Marquee Management and her parents, Ron and Sally, for their unwavering support. She is a proud member of Actor’s Equity.