2021 Alumna of the YearJaz Flowers


Bachelor of Arts (Musical Theatre)

Graduation year


Jaz Flowers graduated from the University of Ballarat with a Bachelor of Arts (Musical Theatre) in 2008 and has consistently garnered roles in theatre and stage productions to critical acclaim most notably, playing the lead role of Tracy Turnblad in the multi award-winning stage production of Hairspray

Jaz’s theatre credits include the female lead role of April, in Hot Shoe Shuffle, and roles in Cabaret, Shane Warne the Musical alongside Eddie Perfect and Fame The Musical.

In 2014 Jaz moved to London and sang on London’s West End. Later that year she scored a role in the BBC Prom’s production of Kiss Me Kate at The Royal Albert Hall. On her return to Australia Jaz played the lead role in the premiere of Heathers, The Musical. She later starred as Oz in Ben Elton’s We Will Rock You.

Known for her powerful voice, Jaz has built a successful career both nationally and internationally, and runs Jaz Flowers Performing Arts school in Morwell where she inspires young people in regional Victoria to pursue careers in the performing arts.