Leigh SleightholmeLeigh Sleightholme

Leigh is one of the original cast members of Boys in the Band and has toured all over the world with the show, performing at the F1 Grand Prix in Singapore, The Mandela Theatre in Johannesburg, countless high profile events and the inaugural 2014 Australian Tour of Boys in the Band.

Originally from Geelong Victoria, Leigh has also appeared in hit productions We Will Rock You, Mamma Mia, The Man from Snowy River and Disney’s High School Musical.


Hugh BarringtonHugh Barrington

Hugh is excited to be embarking on the 2015 Australian tour of Boys in the Band having performed with the show for a number of years in event, concert and international cruise performances of the production.

Hugh is a graduate from the renowned National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) and has toured both nationally and internationally with a number of professional independent productions.


Tom StruikTom Struik

Tom returns in 2015 for his second tour with Boys in the Band having performed in the show’s inaugural Australian tour in 2014 as well as numerous Boys in the Band cruise and event appearances around the world.

Tom has performed with artists such as Will.I.Am, Kylie Minogue, Joel Madden and Ricky Martin and was also flown to Glasgow to dance at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.


Nana MatapuleNana Matapule

Nana is one of the original cast members of Boys in the Band and has performed all over the world with the show at countless high profile events, cruise appearances and the 2013 South African tour.

Nana has also performed with Carnival Cruise Lines, in various successful cabaret performances, with television networks Fox 8, Freemantle Media and Network Ten, and as a backing vocalist for The Voice star and presenter Prinnie Stevens.


Simon Brook McLachlanSimon Brook McLachlan

Simon is one of the original cast members of Boys in the Band and has toured all over the world with the show performing at the F1 Grand Prix in Singapore, the 2013 South African tour at The Mandela Theatre in Johannesburg, countless high profile events and the inaugural 2014 Australian Tour of Boys in the Band.

Simon is a graduate from the renowned National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in Sydney Australia and has appeared in hit musical productions Jersey Boys, Disney’s High School Musical as well as television performances in Underbelly Razor, The Pacific, and The Matrix Reloaded.


Ryan Sheppard

After graduating from Brent Street Studios’ Fulltime Performing Arts Course, Ryan travelled to the United States where he joined the creative team on the motion picture Rent (Sony Pictures). Whilst overseas he appeared on the television show One Life To Live (Disney Channel), was featured in the Las Vegas production of Splash (Kutash Entertainment) and toured Europe as A-Rab in West Side Story (Sun Dance Productions) with original choreography reproduced by Broadway director and choreographer Joey McKneely.

Ryan originated the role of Chistery in the premiere Australian production of Wicked, going on to become one of the longest serving original cast members performing over 1900 shows. In his capacity as Dance Captain for the show, Ryan toured with Wicked both nationally and internationally, returning to Seoul to cast the South Korean production.

In Australia he was also featured on Series 1 of Australian Idol (Top 30), was signed with Warner Bros. Publishing. Other theatre and film credits include the workshop production of Dirty Dancing (Jacobsen Entertainment), The Caroline O’Connor Show and Son Of The Mask II (New Line Cinema).

 


Brent DolahentyBrent Dolahenty

Brent joined the cast of Boys in the Band during 2013 and has performed with the show both on board cruise ships and at high profile events throughout the world.

Brent graduated from the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts in 2007 with a BA in Music Theatre and has since starred in leading roles for international productions of CATS, Wicked and The Boy From Oz.


Daniel RassoDaniel Raso

Daniel joined the cast of Boys in the Band during 2013 and has performed with the show both on cruise line performances and at high profile events across the country. Daniel is a talented triple threat and has appeared in major TV productions as a singer, dancer and actor including on the X-Factor and in drama series such as Puberty Blues and A Place To Call Home.

On stage Daniel has appeared in productions such as Kiss Me Kate, Dr Zhivago, High School Musical and is currently touring with the Australian production of Grease: The Musical.


Mat VerevisMat Verevis

Mat Verevis joined the cast of Boys in the Band during 2014 and is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Mat has appeared in various stage productions and with Boys in the Band on board Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruise Lines.

Mat was also a finalist on the 2014 Season of The Voice Australia and as a result signed with Universal Records.


Luigi LucenteLuigi Lucente

Luigi Lucente is a diverse and dynamic entertainer – constantly in demand across stage and screen.

His numerous theatre credits include starring roles in West Side Story, Dogfight, Pippin and Parade.

Luigi has also appeared in the major hit musicals; Jersey Boys, Wicked, Guys & Dolls and The Rocky Horror Show.


Tom SharahTom Sharah

Tom is a proud cast member of Boys in the Band and is excited to be returning in 2015 having completed the previous South African and Australian tours with the show.

Tom is also an award winning cabaret artist, a presenter with channel nine’s Mornings, was a star finalist on channel ten show I Will Survive, and has recently been nominated for a Glugs Theatrical Award for his performance in Squabbologic’s production of The Drowsy Chaperone.


James BryersJames Bryers

James is a graduate of the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and since graduating, and has appeared in a number of hit Musicals including the Australian & New Zealand touring company of Jersey Boys, Pirates of Penzance and most recently, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage.


Jordan AngelidesJordan Angelides

Jordan trained at Brent Street gaining a Diploma in Musical Theatre and also a Bachelor of Music (Musical Theatre) at the Australian Institute of Music. Jordan has appeared in numerous stage and concert productions including, City of Angels, Twisted Broadway, Light the Night and Hats Off Benefit concerts as well as appearing for Royal Caribbean Productions in Sequins and Feathers and Sonic Odyssey. Television appearances include X Factor Australia, Musical Intervention and My Camp Rock 2 For the Disney Channel. Jordan is proud to be a cast member of the internationally renowned show Boys in the Band.


Timothy LanganTimothy Langan

Tim trained at Lasalle College for the Arts (Singapore) gaining a BA Honors (First Class) in Musical Theatre. Tim’s musical theatre credits include the Australian hit shows, The Boy from Oz and Bring it On, The Musical. His theatre credits include, Come Fly with Me, Hats Off, Shine a Light, Jazzamatazz and The Playground Craze Live. Tim has also appeared for Universal studios in several of their production shows and is proud to be a member of Boys in the Band.