Casey Donovan studied music at the Australian Institute of Music before becoming the youngest winner of Australian Idol, winning the second season at the age of 16.

Donovan is a multi-Award winner & nominee, including an ARIA No #1 Award for Listen With Your Heart and Deadly Awards for Best Album, Best Single and Most Promising New Talent.

While riding the Australian Idol wave, Donovan was one of Australia’s most in demand entertainers, with regular appearances on television, radio and seen in print media across Australia. Donovan was also a star performer for many major events, including –Commonwealth Games, Woodfood Dreaming Festival and Foxtel’s 10th Birthday.

After the hype of Australian Idol died down, Donovan spent time re-evaluating her career and re-establishing herself as a solo independent artist, with the release an independent EP Eye 2 Eye.

Now as a 22 year old, Donovan has re-emerged as one of Australia’s most promising Indigenous entertainers, with regular appearances on Vibe Alive Tours and a regular segment on Deadly Sounds with Rhoda Roberts.

Donovan made her theatrical debut in 2009 in the production of Miracle In Brisbane for the Brisbane Festival. Casey is currently receiving rave reviews in the role of Cynthia in the 2010 season of The Sapphires, presented by Company B Belvoir and Black Swan State Theatre Company.

Donovan also lends her name and support to a number of charitable and non-profit organisations. Donovan is an Ambassador for APRA/AMCOS and an Advocate for the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.