Elise is most well-known for originating the role of Miss Honey in the Australian production of Matilda the Musical for which she won the 2016 Helpmann Award, the 2015 Sydney Theatre Award and was nominated for the 2016 Green Room Award. As well as for her role as Lucille Ball in Everybody Loves Lucy (2015 Sydney Theatre Award nomination), Mary in Merrily We Roll Along (2021 Sydney Theatre Award nomination) and for her appearance as Lynne Woolnough, in the Australian television mini-series Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door for Channel Seven. A graduate of National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Elise’s theatre credits include: Cathy in The Last Five Years (Ensemble Theatre), Julia Guglia in The Wedding Singer (DV Productions), Ado Annie in Oklahoma! and Meg Brockie in Brigadoon (TPC), Ali in the 10th anniversary Australian tour of MAMMA MIA! The Musical (Littlestar/LWAA), Janet McGregor in South Pacific (Opera Australia,GFO), the world premiere production of Doctor Zhivago (GFO), Fruma Sarah in Fiddler on the Roof (TML), Cordelia in Falsettos (Darlinghurst Theatre Company), Florinda in Into the Woods (Victorian Arts Opera), Little Women (Kookaburra) and My Fair Lady (Opera Australia). Concerts and Events include In Conversation with Stephen Schwartz (Enda Markey), the national tour of Beyond the Barricade (Lunchbox Theatrical) and 2018 Bledisloe Cup Australian National Anthem. Television includes Louise McPherson in comedy drama Tumbling (Two Little Films) and the pilot of The Modern Guide to Dating created by John Fields. Elise’s debut album Dahlesque was released nationally under ABC/Universal Music in 2017. Dahlesque has been performed in concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (2018), the Auckland Philharmonia (2019) and Adelaide Cabaret Festival (2017). Most recently, Elise starred in the acclaimed concert series To Barbra, With Love touring nationally with state Symphony Orchestras and Live Nation. Elise also produces theatre and television under her production company Oriel Group and is co-founder and director of Hey Lemonade.
Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2018, Sarah has enjoyed an eclectic career across both screen and stage. Sarah is most notable for her role as Sandy Cooper-Reid in the critically acclaimed comedy series Class Of ’07, currently streaming worldwide on Prime Video. Other screen credits include: Elvis (Warner Bros, dir. Baz Luhrmann), Olivia (lead) in Sean Bell’s The Junket (Autumn Pictures), Paper Cut (dir. Virginia Gay), and Olesya (lead) in the ADG and ADW-nominated Ukrainian short film Something Has Died in the Forest for which she received a Setting Sun Film Festival nomination for Best Performance. Sarah’s theatre and musical theatre credits include: Margaret in 9 to 5 (Crossroads Live), Cecile in Cruel Intentions (David Venn Enterprises), Vivid White (Melbourne Theatre Company), Phebe in As You Like It, Lucentio in The Taming of the Shrew (both for Melbourne Shakespeare Company), Celeste/Elaine in Sunday in the Park With George (Watch This Inc), Margo in Bright Star (Pursued by Bear), Katherine in 50 Shades! The Musical Parody (David Venn Enterprises) and Rachel in the original Australian cast of Friends – The Musical Parody (SK Entertainment). Sarah is a violinist and can speak English, Croatian, Serbian and Ukrainian.
Bianca Bruce is beyond excited to be joining the incredible cast of MAMMA MIA! The Musical. Most recently Bianca has been seen in the role of Charlotte in Cinderella (Opera Australia/Crossroads Live), as well as appearing as a featured artist in Boublil and Schönberg’s Do You Hear the People Sing? (Enda Markey). Bianca has also appeared in Music of the Night – The Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Spears Entertainment), as Pam in the Australian tour of 50 Shades! The Musical Parody (David Venn Enterprises), Camila in the Australian Premiere cast of In the Heights (StageArt), featured as the Female Cover in Falsettos (StageArt), and as Ethel in the Australian Premiere cast of Memphis (StageArt). Bianca was also featured throughout season three of How to Stay Married in the role of Heather and as Jackie in the ABC TV limited series Fires. Bianca is a proud member of Equity. Bianca would also like to pay her respects to the traditional owners of the lands on which we work and perform.
Deone has been fortunate enough to perform on some of the world’s great stages, including London’s West End and Broadway where she was cast in the revival production of A Chorus Line at the Schoenfeld Theatre, New York. Most recently she closed the Melbourne season of Fun Home as Alison Bechdel (MTC). Deone’s favourite musical theatre credits include: Velma Kelly in Chicago (Australasian tour), Cassie in A Chorus Line (Australian tour), Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show (Theatre Royal), Anita in West Side Story (The Production Company) and Madonna in We Will Rock You! (West End). Other favourite works include the US tour of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Dream Lover, Ivy in the new musical Tina Girlstar for New York Stage and Film, Anyanka in Bajour (York Theatre, New York), Dinah in South Pacific (BBC), the Lead Vocalist in Dirty Dancing – which earned her an ARIA nomination, Stephanie Mangano in Saturday Night Fever, Rusty in Footloose the Musical, Estelle in The Full Monty, Carmen Diaz in Fame and Annie in Leader of the Pack – The Ellie Greenwich Musical. Some of Deone’s Film and television appearances include Chopper (Nine Network), Bad Mothers (Nine Network), Preacher (Stan), Jack Irish (ABC), The Charlie Pickering Show (ABC), Love Me – season 2 (Binge), The Clearing (Disney +) and Promised (Feature Film). Career highlights include performing in Beijing at the Great Hall of The People in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Masterpiece, and singing with Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor at the Dominion Theatre London for Freddy Mercury’s 60th birthday celebration.
Martin has enjoyed a phenomenal musical theatre career. He created the role of Steve Blauner in Simon Phillips’ critically acclaimed Dream Lover. He starred in the Dean Bryant directed Sweet Charity, receiving generous praise for his performances. Martin’s other productions include Assassins, The Fantasticks, A Girl with Sun in Her Eyes, The Front, Sondheim on Sondheim, Animal/People, Hipbone Sticking Out, Doctor Zhivago, South Pacific, Guys and Dolls, Chess, Hair, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Aspects of Love, Oh! What a Night, 8: the Play, The Man From Snowy River Arena Spectacular, West Side Story and most recently, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’s The Phantom of the Opera. Martin played the role of Marius in Les Misérables, in Asia, South Africa and London’s West End. His work in the UK includes The Woman in White, Pal Joey, The Rink and The Merry Wives the Musical. His work on screen includes the features Patrick, Resident Evil, DOA: Dead or Alive and Everything in Between. Television appearances include A Place To Call Home, Crownies, Dream Team, Casualty, Heartbeat, Mile High, Bad Girls and The Grand. Martin has received numerous award nominations and wins, including Sydney Theatre, Green Room and Glug Award wins.
Since graduating from WAAPA in 2010 in Acting, Drew has achieved an extensive list of theatre credits throughout his career, including performing in multiple productions with the critically acclaimed Sport for Jove Theatre Company. Selected Theatre credits include: Bank Manager in Once (Darlinghurst Theatre Company), Rick Simpkins in The Deb (ATYP), Tony in the 10th anniversary production of Billy Elliot (Louise Withers and Associates), War Horse (Global Creatures, National Theatre), Taking Steps (Ensemble Theatre), Bell Shakespeare’s Henry V (for which he also composed the music, earning him a Sydney Theatre Award and Green Room nomination), Good People (Ensemble Theatre), Under Milk Wood (Sydney Theatre Company). Drew is an accomplished musician and composer and has been a proud MEAA member since 2010.
Tim has appeared in multiple Broadway productions. He was most recently seen in the Tony Award-winning revival of Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out. Other Broadway credits include the Tony®-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Best New Play) and The Bridges of Madison County. His time in New York saw him work with the likes of Scott Ellis, Bartlett Sher, Marianne Elliot, Stephen Daldry, Justin Martin, Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman. Other United States stage credits include The Jungle and Sunset Boulevard. In Australia, Tim has worked for the Melbourne Theatre Company in Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Metamorphoses, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and The Glass Menagerie, garnering a couple of Green Room nominations along the way. He was also seen as Motel in the Topol-led Fiddler on the Roof. Tim’s many TV credits include Smash, Blue Bloods, New Amsterdam, Quantico and the pilot episodes for A Gifted Man and Do No Harm. He has also appeared in the films Ned Kelly, Two Hands, My Man is a Loser and Trinity’s Triumph.
Lewis is a graduate of the University of Auckland where he completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Marketing and Commercial Law. In addition to studying business, he trained extensively with Frances Wilson Fitzgerald at the Auckland Opera Studio. He was then successful in becoming a member of the NZ Opera freemasons chorus from 2015-2017, also winning the John Bond award at the NZ Aria Competition for the most promising vocal artist in 2016. Some of his recent theatre credits include: Ensemble/Raoul understudy in The Phantom of the Opera (Cameron Mackintosh/Opera Australia), Ted in Bonnie and Clyde (Joshua Robson Productions), Ensemble/Raoul understudy in The Phantom of the Opera for Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour (Opera Australia), Barry Belson in Jersey Boys (G&T productions), Mutombo/Mafala understudy in The Book of Mormon (GFO), Turandot (NZ Opera) and Carmen (NZ Opera). His other screen credits include Frozen Moments, The Pact and Bridge to Terabithia.
Originally from Cairns, Nina (she/they) is a graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music (2020). Throughout their studies, they performed in roles such as the title character in The Drowsy Chaperone and Barbara Finn in Elegies. Since graduating, Nina has performed in A Midsummer Night’s Dream as Hermia (Serpentine Arts Theatre Company), Alice in Wonderland as Tweedle Dum (SK Entertainment), and was a featured soloist at the 2021 Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Music Theatre Gala with Lorina Gore and Simon Gleeson. Nina was also a part of the 2021 and 2022 school touring performance team with Meerkat Productions, touring throughout QLD and NSW schools.
Kadesa Honeyhill is excited to be is making her professional music theatre debut in the hit musical, MAMMA MIA! The Musical. Kadesa is a West African Australian with a passion for dance and music that runs deep in her veins. Kadesa’s parents were both professional dancers in the African dance community, inspiring Kadesa from a young age to pursue her own love for movement and rhythm. Studying all her life at May Downs Dance School under one of Australia’s favourite dance Dynamos, Miss Renie Ann Martini. Kadesa has been taught and mentored by Louise Bell, Leah Howard, Gabrielle Thompson, and Thomas and Georgia Lacey to name a few, with the most impactful and influential being her Mum and Pop.
Originally from Adelaide, Jordan left his hometown to train at Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Theatre in 2020. Jordan was mostly recently seen in the Australian tour of 9 to 5 for John Frost and Suzanne Jones. Other theatre credits include Nice Work if You Can Get It for Neglected Musicals at the Hayes Theatre and the pandemic interrupted Cry-Baby (understudy Cry-Baby and Baldwin) for LPD Productions and the Sydney Opera House. Whilst at WAAPA Jordan performed of role of Paul/Dance Captain in A Chorus Line, Pepper in MAMMA MIA! The Musical, ensemble/swing in Strictly Ballroom, ensemble in Cry-Baby and ensemble in Merrily We Roll Along as well as receiving the 2020 Finlay Award. Jordan’s feature film credits include Boys in the Trees for Mushroom Pictures and the role of Justin in Raising the Bar.
Fresh from his professional theatre debut, Etuate is a Tongan-born musician and performer hailing from South Auckland, New Zealand. Etuate was most recently in the ensemble and understudied the roles of Ronald, Greg and Blaine in Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical (David Venn Enterprises). In 2022 he had the honour of playing Rabbit in the development of the exciting new Australian musical Round the Twist (RGM Productions). A proud graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University’s Bachelor of Musical Theatre programme, Etuate played some exhilarating roles: including J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Sammy in The Wedding Singer and was an ensemble member (understudying Danny Zuko) in Grease at the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Etuate is beyond thrilled to be sharing the party and celebration that is ABBA, with audiences here in Australia.
Chiara Assetta (she/her) trained at the Glenda Yee School of Dance, and went on to study at ED5 International, graduating with a Diploma in Performing Arts. She recently toured Australia as Dance Captain and understudy to all six queens in SIX the Musical (Louise Withers and Associates). Her other credits include Teresita in Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’s West Side Story (Opera Australia). Chiara played the Bride of Frankenstein, Hip and Hop in Universal Monsters Live Show, and was a Frog Choir vocalist at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Universal Studios Japan). In 2019, Chiara co-created, co-choreographed, and performed in Siblingship with her brother Daniel, which won Best Cabaret at the Broadway World Australia Awards. As a choreographer, she originated the choreography for the Australian developmental premiere of The Dismissal (Squabbalogic).
Lily is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre. Prior to this, she completed a Certificate lV in Music Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). In her final year at VCA, Lily performed the title role of Flora Mezaros in Flora, The Red Menace and was Dance Captain/Lucy Schmeeler in On the Town. Since graduating, Lily’s professional credits include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Crossroads Live) as ensemble/understudy Veruca Salt, Into the Woods (Watch This) as Little Red Riding Hood, 9 to 5 (Crossroads Live) as ensemble/understudy Doralee Rhodes and Roz Keith and most recently, Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical (David Venn Enterprises) as ensemble/understudy Cecile Caldwell. Screen credits include the lead in a promotional video for Puma, launching the Queensland Maroons 2021 Jersey, Hopelessly Devoted to You (Fremantlemedia) and Behind the News (ABC). Lily is thrilled to be joining the cast of MAMMA MIA! The Musical and is represented by BGM Agency.
Carlo graduated from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Theatre. Following his graduation, Carlo featured in Sweet Charity (Understudy Productions), Wicked (Matt Ward Entertainment) and originated the role of Barry Bagsley in the world premiere of Don’t Call Me Ishmael: The Musical (Underground Broadway). Carlo toured with Brainstorm Productions throughout 2020 and 2021. Following a move to Sydney in 2022 Carlo appeared in Bonnie and Clyde (Josh Robson Productions) and played the role of Brayden in The Deb (ATYP). Carlo is thrilled to be making his Australian tour debut joining the company of MAMMA MIA! The Musical.
Tasmanian born-and-bred, Campbell is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) Music Theatre Course. During his three years at WAAPA he played Mike Costa in A Chorus Line (dir. Crispin Taylor), Sam Carmichael in MAMMA MIA! The Musical (dir. Shaun Rennie) and Terry in Merrily We Roll Along (dir. Brent Hill). Campbell most recently appeared in Come Play Cabaret (dir. John O’Hara), The Rocky Horror Show (John X Presents) and Story Quest (Echelon Productions).
Emily is thrilled to be returning to the cast of MAMMA MIA! The Musical, the 10th anniversary tour in 2009 which was her professional debut, as a swing and Sophie, Ali and Lisa understudy. Since then, Emily played Nessarose in the Australasian tour of Wicked (GFO) and was dance captain and swing in Jersey Boys (Newtheatricals). More recently, Emily covered Emma Wiggle on the Wiggle, Wiggle, Wiggle! tour. Her other credits include Glinda in Wicked (Packemin Productions), Lorraine Hastings in Bells are Ringing and Sue Harding in Applause (both for Neglected Musicals), Sally De Banis in Reefer Madness (Squabbalogic), as well as opera productions Carmen (Alexander Productions) and Dead Man Walking (Andrew McManus Productions). Emily also featured in Village Roadshows’ Natalie Wood: Hollywood’s Last Child as Natalie Wood’s young sister Lana Wood.
Born and raised in Brisbane, Chelsea Dawson (she/her) is a proud musical theatre graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. During her time at QCGU Chelsea had great delight performing in productions such as Les Misérables (dir. by Alister Smith), The Drowsy Chaperone (dir. by Penny Farrow) and Elegies: A Song Cycle (dir. by Jason Langley). Chelsea’s formative training is owed to the team at Rockit Productions, during this time she also was cast as Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing (Shake and Stir Theatre Co). In 2021 Chelsea made her professional debut as the Wicked Witch in Shrek (GFO). Most recently Chelsea starred in the Australian tour of SIX the Musical (Louise Withers and Associates) as Katherine Howard and is thrilled to be joining the cast of MAMMA MIA! The Musical. Chelsea is proud to be represented by Hansen Management.
A native of Kentucky, and graduate of Northern Kentucky University, Denise began her career in the United States regional theatre circuit starring in the regional premieres the Stephen Schwartz compendium Snapshots, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Hands on a Hardbody, The Winter Wonderettes and Sleeping Beauty. The national tour of Seussical had Denise on the road starring as Gertrude, and she crossed the Atlantic to star as Aldonza in Man of La Mancha at the Sibiu International Theatre Festival in Romania. With four contracts onboard Disney Cruise Line and Celebrity Cruise Line, as well as Norwegian Cruise Line’s Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Denise had the opportunity to entertain thousands of guests while traveling the world. In her ten years in Australia, Denise has been featured as the Milan Stage Manager/Ensemble in the Australian premiere of Kinky Boots, Mama Bear/Dragon understudy in Shrek, Dionne in Stage Art’s Victorian tour of Hair, Mary in Merrily We Roll Along at Riverside Theatre and the Seasons of Love Soloist in Rent and Sarah in High Fidelity at the Hayes Theatre. Additionally, Denise is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Pedagogy at the University of Idaho.
Lauren is a Melbourne based performer and a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre. During her time at VCA, Lauren was a cast member of Vivid White (Melbourne Theatre Company), and soon after graduating went on to perform in Sunday in the Park with George (Watch This). Recently Lauren had the pleasure of working on two exciting new Australian musical developments WAG’s (Fraser Orford) and Round the Twist (Jones Theatrical Group/RGM Productions). In 2022 Lauren made her feature film debut in the horror thriller Girl at the Window.
Originally from the Midwest of the United States, theatre credits include the Australian premier of Wicked covering the role of Fiyero, Legally Blonde, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Georgy Girl, Into the Woods, Jesus Christ Superstar, Dream Lover and MAMMA MIA! The Musical. Matt was the standby Guy in the critically acclaimed production of Once. Most recent credits include School of Rock, Barnum, Ragtime and Jagged Little Pill. His TV credits include the shows Neighbours, One Life to Live and Rescue Me. Matt is a proud member of MEAA.
Crystal Hegedis graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 2006. Her most recent theatre credits include Brooke Wyndham in Legally Blonde (James Terry Collective), Chess (The Production Company), Triassic Parq (Squabbalogic), A Year with Frog and Toad (Ensemble Theatre Company), Cabaret (New Theatre), Charlie and the War Against the Grannies (Honeymoon Fresh), Milli, Jack and The Dancing Cat (Monkey Baa Theatre Company), Billionaire Boy (CDP Theatre Producers), and Mountain Language (NIDA). Crystal has toured extensively throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK with Tall Stories/CDP Theatre Producers critically acclaimed and original Australian productions of The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child and Room on the Broom. Crystal’s screen credits include Sit Down Shut Up (Channel Ten) and has just finished filming feature film Residence (Breeding Ground Productions). Crystal was recently in the top 10 contestants of The Voice Generations (Channel Ten). In 2020 Crystal created her own successful online children’s entertainment channel, Super Awesome Storytime, where she collaborates with authors and illustrators from all over the world, writes original music and hosts live storytelling and music events. Crystal is overjoyed to be joining the cast of MAMMA MIA! The Musical. She’s excited to get back into her white platforms again, after playing Agnetha with Bjorn Again, the World’s No. 1 ABBA Tribute Show touring nationally and internationally for almost a decade.
Marie is a proud Aboriginal woman from the Boorooberongal clan of the Dharug nation. Her passion for the arts started at a young age and this, mixed with her pride in her Indigenous culture, led Marie to the Bangarra Dance Company. Here, she was mentored and trained during her high school years and credits Bangarra Youth for teaching her how to deepen her connections of body, mind and spirit. Marie has been formally trained in the arts also, beginning at TNSPA and then completing her Certificate IV at Ettingshausens Pro in 2020. Marie made her professional musical theatre debut as a featured ensemble member in Jagged Little Pill (GWB Entertainment). Marie’s professionals credits so far also include performing at the 2022 Logies Awards with Jessica Mauboy, dancing with Kylie Minogue, and performing at Bangarra’s 50th anniversary.
Brisbane born Josh, studied at ED5 International’s Full-time Musical Theatre course before making his professional debut as Snowboy in West Side Story (The Production Company). His theatre credits include; ensemble/Subway Ghost Cover/Willie Lopez Cover in Ghost (Ambassador Theatre Group), Ray/Ensemble in Side Show (One Eyed Man Productions/Hayes Theatre), Tom Springfield/ensemble in Dusty (The Production Company), original Australian cast of The Book of Mormon (GFO) and played Joey in Jersey Boys (Dodger Theatricals) while understudying the role of Frankie Valli. He had the opportunity to swing on the return season of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Crossroads Live) and most recently appeared as Dick in 9 to 5 (Crossroads Live). His original music, released with the band Gunning for Allie, has amassed several hundred thousand plays across streaming services, with song “Braille” receiving airplay on national radio. The latest single “Stay” is available on all platforms.
Bronson is a Melbourne-based artist with a strong rural background having been born and raised in Mount Gambier, South Australia. His past theatre credits include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Crossroads Live), 50 Shades! The Musical Parody (David Venn Enterprises), Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies (Australian Shakespeare Company), The Beautiful Game (Manilla Street Productions), Jungle Book (ASC), Sleeping Beauty: A Knight Avengers Tale (Bonnie Lythgoe Productions), as well as travelling Australia with Jason Coleman performing in his cabarets: All Aboard, The Rhythm of Life and Razzle Dazzle. Bronson’s international credits include Nickelodeon’s Paw Patrol Live as Marshall, Mickey’s Christmas Big Band (Disneyland Paris) and Dance Captain on Barney (Life Like Productions). He also is a proud member of the Tap Pack, taking the Australian charm and charisma onto cruise ships (Norwegian Cruise Lines). He also works extensively as a commercial dancer in Melbourne, has featured in Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols 2022 and in the music videos for Anthony Callea’s “Heaven”, Tones and I’s “Won’t Sleep” and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard’s “Catching Smoke”. Bronson also appeared on Channel Nine’s AFL Footy Show Revue and as a member of the Melbourne Storm Street Crew.
Originally from Adelaide, Lewis Shilvock has trained in performing arts since the age of five. He found his passion for the stage at Precizion Dance, and obtained a performing arts scholarship to Scotch College. At age 14, Lewis moved to Melbourne to train at Patrick School of the Arts and then to the Gold Coast to complete Dance Force’s full-time training program. Lewis has performed for various corporate events around Australia and travelled to America to perform in Embodiment the Collective’s show The Overthinker. In 2020 he was selected to be a Top 50 contestant on Season 15 of America’s Got Talent. Lewis made his professional musical theatre debut in Cinderella (Opera Australia/Crossroads Live) and is thrilled to be joining the cast of MAMMA MIA! The Musical.
After graduating from Queensland’s Theatre and Dance Performing Arts School, Tom made his professional theatre debut in the 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour production of West Side Story (Opera Australia). In 2020, Tom joined the cast of Shrek (GFO), featuring in the roles of the Pied Piper/Captain. Most recently, he was part of the 2022-2023 production of Cinderella (Opera Australia/Crossroads Live), where he understudied the role of Prince Topher. Tom’s vocal talent and tap-dancing skills have taken him around Australia, North America and Scotland in the five-man show The Tap Pack. In addition to working with artists such as will.i.am, Kylie Minogue and Ricky Martin, Tom also performed at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games closing ceremony. In 2020, Tom was thrilled to make his film debut, in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis.
Originally from Adelaide, Riley graduated from WAAPA in 2013. Since then, he has performed as understudy Bobby Darin and ensemble in Dream Lover (GFO), ensemble in Catch Me if You Can (Hayes Theatre), understudy Peter van Leden and ensemble in Madiba the Musical (Prestige Presents), Rapunzel’s Prince and the Steward in Into the Woods (Harvest Rain), understudy Princeton/Rod and ensemble/swing in Avenue Q (Enmore Theatre), Williamson in a staged workshop of Between Worlds (ATYP) and he toured Sydney and Perth as Edward in Worlds Apart (Echelon Productions). Most recently, Riley has been performing as one of The Ten Tenors, touring throughout Australia, the United States, Thailand, and Brazil. Riley is proudly represented by Ian White Management.
Carla’s love for the stage was nurtured within the studio walls of Sydney’s ED5 International, where she later graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts in 2019. She had the privilege of training under the guidance of William A Forsythe, granting her the opportunity to work with various artists and companies such as Aaron Farley, Todd McKenney, Hans the German and Arnott’s Biscuits. Most recently Carla played the role of Erato/Dance Captain in Xanadu (Ikigai Entertainment) and is beyond thrilled to be making her commercial music theatre debut in the Australian return tour of MAMMA MIA! The Musical. Carla is proudly represented by T&E Management.
Geoffrey graduated from the Qld Conservatorium of Music with a Bachelor of Music (Musical Theatre) in 2014. National tours include understudying Frank in the original cast of The Bodyguard (GFO), covering Brad, Rocky, Eddie, Dr Scott in The Rocky Horror Show (GFO) and Scooby Doo (Warner Brothers). Geoffrey’s silver screen debut in 2019 was playing the lead cast role of Col Joye in the Australian film Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan. Geoff has toured South East Asia, New Zealand and regional Australia while also touring further abroad with both P&O and Holland America cruises. Other credits include: Frank Jnr in the Australian Premier of Saturday Night Fever, Cinderella’s Prince in Into the Woods, Dewhurst in The Scarlet Pimpernel, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Lord Mayor’s Carols in the City, Slammed, Queensland Tourism Awards, Brisbane Festival, Four Seasons in One Night and Walk Like a Man (Jersey Boys). Geoffrey is proudly represented by IWM and very excited to join MAMMA MIA! The Musical.
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