Julia Zemiro

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Julia Zemiro is indisputably recognised for her long-standing role as host of the iconic music quiz show Rockwiz, which is now into its 13th season on SBS. She has written guest articles for a multitude of magazine and press publications, and is in constant demand for her work as an MC and corporate host.

Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Art in 1993, Julia has forged an impressive career in television, theatre and film, extending across a range of genres including hosting, improvisation, comedy and drama.

The dinner was great success due, in no small measure to Julia’s witty and entertaining performance as MC. It was a real pleasure to work with her. Michael Pearce SC – President Liberty Victoria

Julia trained in improvisation at Theatre Sports Inc and Flying Pig Theatre Co between 1988 – 1993 and has been a part of many seasons of the improv masterpiece Spontaneous Broadway in Perth, Sydney and a variety of regional centres in Victoria. She was also involved in QI Live with Stephen Fry and Alan Davies, and the 2013 Melbourne Comedy Festival’s performance Pull My Focus, Pictures of You Live.

Julia Zemiro’s extensive theatre career has seen her take part in many productions, including a tour with the Bell Shakespeare Company. She also starred in Goodbye Vaudeville Charlie Mudd for Malthouse Theatre and Arena Theatre Company, Love Song for The Melbourne Theatre Company, Two for the Road: the Music of Movie Maestro Henry Mancini for Adelaide Festival Centre and Eurobeat for the International Comedy Festival.

Julia Zemiro as host of Opera in the Vineyards – what can I say.. this lady has it all, she’s brilliant, clever, witty and totally stunning. She was an absolute professional and a great pleasure to work with. I really hope that we can work together again very soon!Paul Chester – 4D International

Julia has earned nominations for Best Actress at the Green Room Awards for her roles in independent theatre productions, True Adventures of a Soul Lost At Sea and Macbeth. She has also won the Best Actress award at Tropfest twice, for her lead roles in the short films The Extra and Muffled Love.

Receiving rave reviews for her world premiere of Julia Zemiro’s Comfort Zone at the Adelaide Arts Festival in 2010, Julia has also taken Rockwiz to new levels with ongoing successful national tours of RocKwiz Live and appearances at festivals across Australia.

Julia has become a household name due to her diverse range of work in television, such as her appearances in Good News Week, Thank God You’re Here, The Agony of Life, Randling, It Takes Two, Salem Cafe, Conspiracy 365, QI, An Accidental Soldier and Lowdown. She has also hosted the wildy successful Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery and The Heart of Eurovision, co-hosted the Eurovision Song Contest with Sam Pang and What A Year with Bert Newton, written and performed in Totally Full Frontal and won the title of Australia’s Brainiest TV Star.

Additionally, Julia Zemiro has hosted many charity events and corporate conferences. She is also highly regarded for hosting and presenting at award evenings including the If Awards, the APRA Awards, The Helpmann Awards, the Aria Hall of Fame, The Green Room Awards, The Australian Directors Guild Awards and The AFI Awards.

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Julia Zemiro

  Travels from:
Sydney, Australia

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  Specialty Areas:
Master Of Ceremonies (MC), Women Speakers, Comedians for Hire, Speakers

  Date of Birth:
14 April 1967

  Place of Birth:
Aix-en-Provence, France

  Alumni of:
Victorian College of the Arts

  Employed by:

  • SBS


  • Eurovision Song Contest
  • RocKwiz (TV Program)
  • Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (TV Series)
  • What a Year (TV Program)
  • The Wedge (TV Series)
  • Thank God You’re Here (TV Program)
  • SBS TV
  • Network Ten


  • Eurobeat
  • Pull My Focus – Pictures of You Live (2013)
  • Julia Zemiro’s Comfort Zone (2010)
  • RocKwiz Live (2010-2015)

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