Brent is a WAAPA Acting graduate and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Performing Arts) from Curtin University.

Since graduating from WAAPA Brent has appeared in The Distance from Here (Griffin Theatre), Summerfolk (Bob Presents), Julius Caesar (CryHavoc), toured with the Bell Shakespeare Company production of Twelfth Night, and was Musical Composer of Risky Lunar Love (504 Productions) & The Happy Ending workshop. In 2013 Brent appeared in A Number (Perth Theatre Company) with Kim Gyngell, the international premier of Dean Bryant’s Gaybies for Midsumma Festival Inc., followed by DreamSong (Red Heifer Productions) and MTC's Working Dog Play, Speechmaker in 2014, having returned from France from working with mentor Philippe Gaulier.

Brent performed the role of Lonny in the Australian premiere production of Rock of Ages for which he was awarded the 2011 Greenroom Award – Male Artist Leading Role and was nominated for a Helpmann Award. For GFO, Brent performed alongside Geoffrey Rush, Shane Bourne and Magda Szubanski in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, directed by Simon Phillips; and most recently in Once as Svec, for which he enjoyed the 2015 Helpmann Award Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role and won the 2015 Green Room Award for Best Ensemble Cast. He has just returned from Seoul, Korea where he was part of Once’s international tour. Brent's previous performances with the Production Company include Pirates of Penzance and as Leopold Bloom in The Producers.

Brent’s television work includes ABC comedy series Laid and It’s a Date and most recently Brent was one of several recipients of the ABC Fresh Blood grant; co-creating, composing and co-starring in ABC's Donnatelegrams.

He is an award winning actor/improviser claiming the National Theatresports Team Champion Prize in 2009 and the Cranston Cup Champion 2010. He is also the recipient of the 2005 Actors Equity Guild Award for Best Newcomer, Outstanding Achievement Award – WAAPA Screen Academy and Course Excellence Award in Performing Arts – Curtin University. 

Esther Hannaford


Multiple award-winner Esther Hannaford starred as Ann Darrow in King Kong: The Musical for Global Creatures , garnering a Green Room Award for Best Leading Actress and a Helpmann Award nomination.  Most recently she played bootlegger Billie Bendix in Nice Work If You Can Get It for the Production Company in Melbourne. Esther has also appeared in Colin Lane and David Collins’ The Three Mikados at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and portrayed the wistful Bonnie-Mae in Nick Enright’s musical, Miracle City, receiving a Sydney Theatre Award nomination of Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. Esther won the Green Room Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Amy in Once We Lived Here (Bryant/Frank/45 Downstairs) and was awarded both a Green Room and a Helpmann Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Penny in Hairspray (Dainty). Esther will appear in Last Man Standing for MTC later this year and will play Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors at the Hayes Theatre in 2016.

Her previous theatre and musical theatre credits include: The Plague Dances (Malthouse);  Orpheus (FourLarks); The Temptation of St Anthony (FourLarks);  EuroBeat (Nicholas Group); Hair; The Boyfriend and Mame (The Production Company); Mamma Mia! (Withers & Associates); Scrooge; Burn The Floor; Metro Street; and Virgins - A Musical Threesome (Bryant/Frank/Malthouse).

An accomplished singer songwriter in her own right, Esther released her EP The Great Egret (and accompanying film clip made in collaboration with the Australian Ballet) this year, with great success, achieving Top 40 on iTunes and Top 10 on the Alternative Chart. 


Mr Mushnik

Tyler is well known for his impressive body of work on stage in both plays and musicals. Recent performances include Baz Lurhmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; Puck in Baz Lurhmann’s acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Opera Australia and Edinburgh Festival, Cabaret. Among his theatre work are, A Behanding in Spokane, Ruby Moon, and His Girl Friday (MTC); The Ham Funeral (STC); Emma’s Nose, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, (Belvoir); The Heidi Chronicles, At Any Cost (Ensemble); and Glengarry Glen Ross (Sydney Opera House).

Among Tyler’s film credits are Predestination (directed by the Spierig Brothers and starring Ethan Hawke); Mad Max II, Three Dollars, Doing Time for Patsy Clyne and The Tender Hook. Television: The Hollowmen, City Homicide, and Nightmares and Dreamscapes. Tyler is also a popular voice-over artist. 

Tyler won a Helpmann Award for his role as Vice Principal Panch in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (MTC, STC), a Green Room Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role as the Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (TML), among other nominations. Tyler’s self-written solo show about Robert Helpmann, LyreBird (CDP); has played extensively in Australia and Overseas, winning a prestigious Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival.

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Scott Johnson


Scott Johnson is a NIDA graduate and has worked extensively in theatre and television around Australia for the past twenty years.

He is most recently known for playing Tommy Devito in Jersey Boys, for which he was nominated for a Helpmann, Green Room and Sydney Theatre Award. During his time with Jersey Boys he performed live at the AFL Grand Final, the Australian Open Men’s Tennis Final, The Grand Final Footy Show at Rod Laver Arena and on Dancing with the Stars.

Scott’s theatre credits include: Third World Blues, Cyrano de Bergerac and John Proctor in The Crucible for Sydney Theatre Company. Queensland Theatre Company’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and August Moon, Anatomy Titus Fall of Rome (QTC & Bell Shakespeare Co.), The Siege of Frank Sinatra (Ensemble Theatre), Amco Riders (Tamarama Rock Surfers), How Like an Angel (Railway Street), Alone it Stands (Ross Mollison Productions), Hansel and Gretel and Go Pinocchio (STC & Theatre of Image), Crimes of the Heart (Marion Street Theatre Co.) and Wonderlands (Griffin Theatre Co.) for which he won a Glug award.

Scott’s film and television credits include: Four Quarters, Offspring, Neighbours, Home and Away, McLeod’s Daughters, Jessica, Monster (US), Breathe, Oops, Heaven on the Fourth Floor, Road Rage, Blue Heelers, Big Sky and Rescue Special Ops.

Scott is also a singer/songwriter. He recorded his debut solo EP, ‘The Tree and the Sea, Part 1’ produced by renowned Australian producer Paul McKercher and has just released his latest single, ‘What We Did’.



Angelique has been described by Arts Review for her performance in her one-woman show, Guilty Pleasures as “a triple-threat in the making”.

She began training for a performance career with The Dance Works in Brisbane and furthered her studies at The Australian Dance Performance Institute. She made her professional musical theatre debut in Annie in 2000.

Angelique’s most recent theatre credits include the role of Stephanie Shanks in Strictly Ballroom, and the role of Columbia in The Rocky Horror Show. She has also appeared in King Kong Live on Stage (understudy Anne Darrow), Mary Poppins, High School Musical, and The Production Company’s Guys and Dolls.

She was a 2013 finalist for the Rob Guest Endowment Award and has performed to critical acclaim in her one-woman show Guilty Pleasures.

Josie Lane


Josie made her debut in 2007 with the Sydney Theatre Company, playing Marcy Park in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Following this Josie has appeared Priscilla Queen of the Desert - the musical (Back Row) as a Diva, Avenue Q (Arts Asia Pacific) as Mrs T/Bad Idea Bear, Fame (GFO) as Mabel Washington, Nick and Nora as Maria Valdez and Lucky Stiff as Dominique Du Marco (MGM Neglected Musicals), The Pirates of Penzance (The Production Company) as Kate, Into The Woods (Victorian Opera) as Little Red Riding Hood, Miracle City (Luckiest Productions – Hayes Theatre Co.) as Charlene and most recently played the role of Rose Alverez in Bye Bye Birdie (Squabalogic – Mystery Musical)

Her cabaret show “Josie in the Bathhouse” (co written and directed by Dean Bryant) debuted at the 2011 Adelaide Cabaret Festival and then played Melbourne’s 2012 Famous Spiegeltent season.

She has also toured extensively with artist David Campbell as his backing vocalist.

Josie is a Proud Member of Equity since 2007.

Chloe Zuel


Chloé has most recently been seen in the acclaimed Australian production of Les Misérables for Cameron Mackintosh, understudying the role of Éponine. Prior to this she played the role of Pilar in Legally Blonde and toured with the show to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Chloé also played one of the Dynamites in Hairspray for the Australian tour and appeared as one of the three little maids in The Mikado in New Zealand.

Chloé graduated from ED5 International in 2007, and immediately began a contract for two years performing at Universal Studios in Japan. In addition to her musical theatre credits, Chloé has also performed as a lead vocalist for shows in India, Dubai and Macau.







Dash Kruck is an accomplished actor and Musical Theatre performer with a long list of credits and 2 Matilda Awards to his name. He has performed with the Queensland Theatre Company in several productions, most notably as Thomas in ELIZABETH: ALMOST BY CHANCE A WOMAN alongside Carol Burns, and as the lead in Matthew Ryan’s BRISBANE earlier this year. He is also extremely proud to have created and performed the character of Ivan in award winning director Ben Schostakowski’s A TRIBUTE OF SORTS, in seasons at both La Boite and QTC. 

Dash’s music theatre roles include The Preacher in the Australian premiere of VIOLET (Blue Saint/Hayes), Moritz in SPRING AWAKENING and Hunter in [TITLE OF SHOW] with Oscar Theatre Company, Judas in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (GCAC),  Jamie in THE LAST 5 YEARS and roles in SPAMALOT, DANI GIRL, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH and ALADDIN  for Harvest Rain. Most recently he has been creating and performing his own critically acclaimed cabaret – I MIGHT TAKE MY SHIRT OFF – which toured Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne earlier this year.

Kuki Tipoki


Kuki is a young, passionate and creative artist who specialises in creating live music experiences.

He is an accomplished musician, dancer and vocalist playing cello, guitar and bass. Kuki has worked in many Australian and International musical theatre productions as well as TV production houses including Freemantle media and Shine.

Kuki's most recent credits include performing for Taylor Swift, Nathaniel, Stan Walker, Timomatic and Jessica Mauboy.

Kuki's most recent musical theatre credits include Sweet Charity, The Tap Pack, Songs For a New World, Mamma Mia, SHOUT!, 2006/2007 Japan tour of We Will Rock You, and the Australian tour of the Boy From Oz starring Hugh Jackman. Other stage credits include Fiddler on the Roof, Grease - The Arena Spectacular, The Man From Snowy River, The King and I, and South Pacific.

The beginning of 2010 marked the launch of Leviathan Productions, a self started production company running projects from a Sydney Recording studio location. Kuki is also a founding member and band leader of Australia's premier music avengers Sexy Sunday Jam.