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Kurt Kansley BIO

Kurt is a London based Australian who was born in South Africa. A seasoned international performer, Kurt’s theatrical credits in the West End include Bernstein’s Mass Concert, Tenor Soloist (Royal Festival Hall), Wirework (Tristan Bates), Guys and Dolls (The Royal Exchange), Miss Saigon (Prince Edward), Exposure (St James), The Lion King (Lyceum), Elegies (Criterion), Ragtime (Regents Park), Sweet Bird of Youth (Chichester and The Old Vic), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regents Park), The Love Girl and The Innocent (Southwark Playhouse), Hair, The 12 Tenors and Rock Around the Clock (UK and European tours), and the Panto Robinson Crusoe. In workshop Kurt’s credits include Sherlock Holmes – The Musical, Mulan and The Last of the Mohicans.

Kurt trained at Monash University and The Melba Conservatorium. His Australian credits include Jesus Christ Superstar and Hair (The Production Company), The Lion King, Rent, Naked Boys Singing, I do! In Caroline Springs, The Grand Hotel, Godspell and Show Boat (directed by Hal Prince). Kurt is co-creating new theatre in London with his company Kansley & Lidert. They had a successful, sell out run of The Songs I’ll Never Sing (St James) and have more original productions currently in creation.

Kurt Kansley STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
London Production, 2022
Mike [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Revival, 2014
Ensemble

[West End]
Open Air Production, 2012
Ensemble


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Photos: First Look at The Mill at Sonning's Production of HIGH SOCIETY

Check out production photos from The Mill at Sonning's production of HIGH SOCIETY from 29 November, 2023 to 20 January, 2024!

Cast Revealed For HIGH SOCIETY at The Mill at Sonning

The Mill at Sonning has announced the cast for their next musical, High Society, with Joseph Pitcher returning to direct. Performances run 29 November, 2023 - 20 January, 2024. Find out who is starring in the show here!

Photos: First Look at Oliver Tompsett in PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL

Production photos have been released of Oliver Tompsett, who joined the company on Tuesday 4 April as Edward Lewis, in PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre.

Oliver Tompsett Will Lead PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at The Savoy Theatre

Oliver Tompsett will star as Edward Lewis from Tuesday 4 April 2023 in PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre until Sunday 18 June 2023 when the production leaves London ahead of embarking on a UK and Ireland Tour opening at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre on 17 October 2023. Casting for the UK and Ireland Tour to be announced.

Photos: All New Photos of Courtney Bowman and Andy Barke in PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL

All new production photos have been released for PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre starring Courtney Bowman as Kit De Luca and Andy Barke as Happy Man/Mr Thompson.

Courtney Bowman and Andy Barke Join PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL in the West End

West End sensation Courtney Bowman will star as Kit De Luca and current cast member Andy Barke will take on the role of Happy Man/Mr Thompson in Pretty Woman the Musical from Tuesday 15 November.

PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL Extends Booking and Welcomes New Cast

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL has extended booking at the Savoy Theatre until 28 January 2023. Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac will extend their runs as Vivian Ward and Edward Lewis respectively.

BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Extends At The Turbine

After a successful premier in February where it received rave reviews, the 1990s queer- culture classic musical is extending its run at The Turbine Theatre. Following a short closure to make some necessary changes for its future life, But I'm A Cheerleader will run until Sunday 8 May.

HAPPY END Will Be Presented by Victorian Opera in March

Roaring with charisma, wit and a killer cast, Victorian Opera presents Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht and Elisabeth Hauptmann’s anti-capitalist musical comedy, Happy End, from 23 – 26 March at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse. 

Gangsters And The Salvation Army Settle Scores In Victorian Opera's HAPPY END

Roaring with charisma, wit and a killer cast, Victorian Opera presents Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht and Elisabeth Hauptmann's anti-capitalist musical comedy, Happy End, from 23 – 26 March at Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse.

Victorian Opera Announces Season 2022

From rock to Rossini, Victorian Opera announces its Season 2022 with a year of undiscovered gems, thrilling epics and two world premieres. The state opera company presents eight productions, including three Australian operas.

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Comes to Milton Keynes Theatre This November

Heathers the Musical arrives in Milton Keynes Theatre this November as part of the musical's first ever UK and Ireland tour.

HEATHERS Launches UK Tour Next Month

Produced by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills, this high octane black comedy rock musical, based on one of the greatest cult teen films of all time, starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, is back with a bang!

Photos: First Look at the UK National Tour of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL

Heathers the Musical launches its Number 1. touring production from 5 August 2021, opening at Leeds Grand Theatre, before spreading corn nuts throughout the UK and Ireland. 

HEATHERS Will Launch UK and Ireland Tour August 5

Heathers the Musical will open in Leeds and visit cities throughout the UK and Ireland, Further dates, venues and on-sale details will follow shortly.

HEATHERS Will Return to the West End and Launch Tour This Summer

Westerberg High's Veronica Sawyer is just another nobody dreaming of a better day. But when she joins the beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams of popularity may finally come true. Mysterious teen rebel JD teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it is murder being a somebody.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Dominion Theatre

Exclusive photography has been released from the rehearsal room with preparations underway for the musical staged concert of A Christmas Carol. Performances will begin at the Dominion Theatre on Monday 7 December.

Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots From FANNY AND STELLA Starring Jed Berry, Kane Verrall and More

Opening tonight is the first London Fringe production since Lockdown, a brand new socially distanced open-air production of ‘Fanny And Stella’, a musical with Book and Lyrics by Glenn Chandler, the creator of ‘Taggart’, and Music by Charles Miller.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for FANNY AND STELLA

Rehearsals started today for the first London Fringe production since Lockdown, a brand new open-air production of ‘Fanny And Stella’, a musical with Book and Lyrics by Glenn Chandler, the creator of ‘Taggart’, and Music by Charles Miller.

Final Casting Announced For FANNY AND STELLA, The First London Fringe Show Since Lockdown

Final casting is today announced for the first London Fringe production since Lockdown, a brand new socially distanced open-air production of 'Fanny And Stella', a musical with Book and Lyrics by Glenn Chandler, the creator of 'Taggart', and Music by Charles Miller.

Kurt Kansley FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Kurt Kansley has not appeared on Broadway.

Kurt Kansley has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

Kurt Kansley's first West End show was Ragtime which opened in 2012

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