There is HOPE
Conversation through song and story with Silvie Paladino and Linda Paesavento
complimentary morning tea and lunch provided
We invite you to this special event with musical theatre icon Silvie Paladino and She Is Project founder Linda Paesavento as they come together, for the very first time, and share their incredible stories.
Every person has a story.
Hear theirs and discover yours.
Mothers’ Room available if you have small children
Silvie Paladino is one of Australia’s most versatile and talented entertainers. Her Australasian credits include her one-woman show Silvie Paladino Sings Streisand (Green Room Award nomination), the role of Jeannie in Hair, Grizabella in the Australian and Asian tour of Cats, Ellen in Cameron Mackintosh’s Australian premiere of Miss Saigon, Donna in the smash hit Mamma Mia!, Rita in the world premiere of Sideshow Alley, Clara in Passion and, for The Production Company, Lady Thiang in The King And I, Florence in Chess (Green Room Award winner and Helpmann Award nomination) and more recently Jerry’s Girls.
Silvie has toured nationally with her own show, sung with symphony orchestras around Australia, featured at major sporting events, including the 2005 AFL Grand final and performed for celebrated theatre composers Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz. She is well known to Australian audiences through her regular appearances on Carols by Candlelight. More recently Silvie performed at the O2 Arena London, as part of the 150th Anniversary celebrations of the Salvation Army. In 2015 Silvie performed at 54 Below just off Broadway in New York City.
Her recordings include Silvie Paladino Sings Streisand, Silvie Paladino-Christmas List, On My Own, When You Believe and I Give You My Heart.
Linda is the heart and voice behind the She Is Project an online community for women that is dedicated to ‘honouring your story, revealing God’s grace and releasing hope’.
An accomplished speaker and author she is passionately committed to giving a voice to women around the world whose stories may not otherwise be heard.
Her first book ‘Keep Walking’ is an inspiring account of her family’s journey through childhood cancer. Her most recent book, ‘The She Is Project – Everyday Stories of Grace’ is a collection of 40 stories from women all over the world. It highlights the wisdom, courage and strength found in the lives of everyday women as they walk out their faith in God.
Linda is married to Gary and together they are the proud parents of two young adult children and an overindulged Labradoodle. She is grateful to live in the foothills of Mount Keira where she enjoys trail running, mountain biking and spending time with friends and family.