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Kurt Kansley

 
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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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Kurt Kansley Headshot

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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 2022
Mike [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2014
Ensemble
  [West End]
Open Air Production, 2012
Ensemble

Kurt Kansley Biography

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 News

Photos: All New Photos of Courtney Bowman and Andy Barke in PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICA Photo Photos: All New Photos of Courtney Bowman and Andy Barke in PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

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 Photo Courtney Bowman and Andy Barke Join PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022

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 Photo PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL Extends Booking and Welcomes New Cast
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

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 Photo BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Extends At The Turbine
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

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 Photo HAPPY END Will Be Presented by Victorian Opera in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2022

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 Photo Gangsters And The Salvation Army Settle Scores In Victorian Opera's HAPPY END
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2022

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 Photo Victorian Opera Announces Season 2022
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2021

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 Photo HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Comes to Milton Keynes Theatre This November
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

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 Photo HEATHERS Launches UK Tour Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021

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 Photo Photos: First Look at the UK National Tour of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

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. 

Kurt Kansley Videos

STAGE TUBE: Eva Noblezada and the MISS SAIGON Ladies Sing Multi-Lingual 'Let it Go'
by Sally Henry - Sep 19, 2015

Who says West End performers have to stick to their own show?

STAGE TUBE: Tonight They Will Be... LION KING? MISS SAIGON Cast Channels Their Inner Animals
by Sally Henry - Jul 18, 2015

The cast of MISS SAIGON just tweeted a fun video of the cast stretching and prepping for their performance with 'He Lives in You' as background music. Check out the video below, and see if you can spot Olivier nominee Jon Jon Briones!


Kurt Kansley Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kurt Kansley been in?
Kurt Kansley has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Kurt Kansley been in?
Kurt Kansley has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

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