A Quick Chat With Liz Stiles

We catch up with Liz Stiles, one of the stars of Wicked.

Liz StylesWe catch up with Liz Stiles, one of the stars of Wicked.

As a child what did you want to be when you grew up?
I actually wanted to work at McDonalds. I even asked mum if I needed a university degree to work there.

Who is the most important person in the world to you?
I can’t answer that with one person. So… mum, because she was there from the beginning and she’ll be there until the end. Tom, my beautiful boyfriend, because he’s the best person I know, my incredible support network “the gang”.

What animal best represents you and why?
Baby giraffe – I fall over a lot and have long eyelashes.

If you were a contestant on Deal or no Deal, how much would you need to be on offer before you walked away?
I’d want to win the lot…the full $200,000. Come on…we’re all thinking it.

What’s the worst date you’ve ever had?
Not a date, but I was once stranded alone on a farm in the middle of a massive thunderstorm in Walgett. WORST. DAY. EVER.

Windows or Mac?
Using Windows, jealous of Macs.

Which spice girl was your favourite?
Ginger Spice.

Who is the actor you would be most likely to work alongside?
Hugh Jackman. And I would be hoping for plenty of kissing scenes!

What five songs would be the first you put on a mix tape?
Music Theatre Songs. ‘Infinite Joy’, ‘The I Love You Song’, ‘The Light in the Piazza’, ‘Unusual Way’, ‘A Boy Like That’.

What is the best thing about theatre in Australia?
The family vibe.

What is the worst thing about theatre in Australia?
Relocation fees.

Favourite food?

What would you do if you found a wallet on the ground?
Call the person and return it. After snooping in it.

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had?
Filling A3 envelopes with prospectus’ for a superannuation company.

What’s the first website you visit when you come online?
Hotmail… Facebook.

Name one moment when you looked around, breathed happily and felt content?
Walking out of the US consulate in Sydney after 3 hours of interviews, to meet my mum, with my greencard approved.

Red or White?

Where is the most interesting place you have travelled?
Sweden’s airport. In transit to NYC. Yes, from Perth I went via SWEDEN to get to NYC.

Who is the most famous person you have ever met?
Goldie Hawn. On a ski lift in the states. I also stalked Arnold Swarzenegger that same trip.

Where do you see yourself in five years?
Living in NYC, in a Broadway show… “lovin’ myself, lovin’ myself”.

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