Performers

MACKENZIE

Mackenzie is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre at WAAPA and has previously completed a Diploma in Performing Arts as well as a Musical Theatre Certificate II.  She is a passionate dance teacher at Dance Central and has been honored with multiple awards including the State Medal for Cecchetti Ballet at the age of 12. Mackenzie was most recently seen performing in a Gershwin brother’s tribute cabaret, ‘Slap That Bass’, at the Velvet Lounge earlier this year. Mackenzie’s choreography has been featured in Dance Festivals and Competitions. She has had the pleasure of working with a select group of high school students from St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls for the last two years creating original works for the IGSSA Dance Festival.  During high school Mackenzie was fortunate enough to perform iconic lead roles, such as Reno in Anything Goes and Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, at the Regal Theatre in Subiaco.  Mackenzie is thrilled to continue working at Encore Kids Parties as she thoroughly enjoys working with children and creating a fun, fantasy world for them to enjoy. 

JOSHUA

Joshua completed the Certificate II in Music Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2013, and is currently undertaking the Bachelor of Musical Theatre, also at WAAPA. Joshua was always interested in music from a young age, playing several instruments including the Double Bass, Electric Bass, Acoustic Guitar and Piano. It was this that opened up the world of performance for him, joining his high school's theatre group and performing in shows such as Oliver!, Sweeney Todd, The Pajama Game, How to Succeed in Business without really trying, and the Mikado.
 
Since leaving high school, Joshua has worked with primary and high school aged children at John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School. He has conducted chapel services and activities as an assistant to the teachers.

Joshua is a highly requested energetic performer who specialises in Roving entertainment, pirate, spiderman, Jedi, Minecraft, Slime, Mad Hatter, The Rabbit, Beast, Prince Eric, Highland Warrior, and children's stage shows 
 
 

MEG

Meg has had a passion for performing from a very young age. In 2013 she completed a Certificate II in Music Theatre from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and has returned to WAAPA this year to complete the Bachelor of Music Theatre. Graduating from UWA last year with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Meg is also a member of the a cappella quartet group Chapters, who debuted in 2013. Previously, Meg has appeared in various Fringe and community theatre shows, including Jenny Diver in The Threepenny Opera (Queens Hall Music, Fringe Festival 2015), Erma in Anything Goes (Limelight Theatre, 2014), Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard (Limelight Theatre. 2012) and Sergeant Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls (St Marks Drama Society, 2011). Meg was also lucky enough to perform for Australian performing legends including Lisa McCune, Toni Lamond, Nancye Hayes and Simon Gleeson at the Australian Music Theatre Workshop in January 2013. Meg is absolutely thrilled to be a part of the talented Encore Family.
 

HAYLEY

Hayley recently completed the certificate 2 in Musical Theatre at WAAPA in 2013, and is now completing her bachelor degree in commerce at the University of Western Australia. Music and performing have always been a passion of Hayley's. From a young age she has done singing and dancing. Having so many younger cousins, at family events Hayley would quite often entertain them and has always loved it.  Now she loves any opportunity to perform, the most recent shows she has been involved in are The Hatpin and Anything Goes. 

REBEKAH

Rebekah has always had a love of performing and is currently studying a Bachelor of Music for Classical Performance at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She has had classical singing training for 14 years and has placed 1st in 19 competitions around WA during that time. She was a founding member of the City of Rockingham Children's Choir who represented WA in a tour of Japan recently. Rebekah is also the conductor of her church choir and has a lot of experience with children through her volunteer work with children of her church.

 

Rebekah's leading roles include  "Yum Yum" in Gilbert and Sulivans 'the Mikado' and the role of "the Narrator" in Andrew Llyod Webbers 'Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat'.

 

FINN

Finn has just completed his certificate II in Music Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and is looking forward to extending his studies at WAAPA this year by commencing a Bachelor of Arts in Music Theatre.  He began theatre in 2011, when he performed as the lead role of Ren in Footloose for a high school musical. His latest roles include Aladdin in his year 12 school musical and Demetrius in Garrick Theatre's A Midsummer Nights Dream. He is currently undertaking the male lead of Melchior in Spring Awakening the musical. Finn is an integral part of the Encore team and specialises in Kristoff, Prince Chariming, Eric, Hans, Jedi Master, Superhero characters, pirate and stage show performances.

SARAH

19 year old Sarah is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts in Music Theatre at Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts. Originally from Adelaide, Sarah completed a Certificate IV in dance in 2012 before moving to Melbourne to study at Danceworld Studios and later complete the Foundation in Music Theatre course at the Victorian College of Arts. Sarah has trained with vocal tutors Queenie Van Der Vandt, Derek Taylor, Rosanne Hosking and Libby O’Donovan in classical voice, music theatre and jazz styles. Her years of dance training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet and Contemporary took her on a prestigious tour to New York in 2011 where she trained at Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, The Alvin Ailey Extension, Martha Graham Contemporary Dance and The Merce Cunningham Studios. She has over 12 years of performance experience including roles such as Elle- Legally Blonde, Dorothy- The Wiz and Mrs Potts- Beauty and the Beast, she also sang alongside Kate Ceberano in 2010 and 2011 in her show Lady Marmalade. Sarah’s performing has been recognized with many awards including an AMEB Vocal prize, perfect scores in her Year 12 SACE Solo Performance and Solo Special Study voice subjects and the Kirsty Rea Memorial Award for Performing Arts, she has also been hailed by the Adelaide Theatre Guide as “a versatile, all round performer.” Sarah has years of experience teaching children 4-10 years of age in classes such as junior jazz and GLEE at Mitcham Dance Studios Adelaide. She finds working with children very rewarding and is thrilled to be on the Encore team!

BENJAMIN

Having recently moved from Melbourne to study for his BA Music Theatre at WAAPA, Benjamin is a new, highly energetic and enthusiastic member of the Encore Family! His artistic background is highly diverse, stretching from Opera and Classical Ballet, to Music Composition and Devised Theatre. Benjamin has received numerous scholarships for both Acting and Music, most notably to study at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School, as well as being a Scholar and Committee Member of Opera Scholars Australia. In addition to Singing, Dancing and Acting, Ben also plays Piano and Alto Saxophone, and indeed anything else he can get his hands on! Benjamin was due to create the role of The Peasant in Heaven in the International Premiere of the New Australian Opera “Grimms’ Tales” at the Melbourne Recital Centre, however has canceled to be here with you in Perth!

CHLOE

Professionally Chloe, 18, has performed with the State Opera of South Australia, recorded for Slingsby productions, and played principle roles in shows at the State Opera Studio including, Cinderella in 'Into the Woods" and the Sour Kangaroo in 'Seussical'. December 2013 she performed the role of Ariel, in the Australian premiere of the Disney musical "The Little Mermaid". Chloe has been dancing from a young age and was recently selected as one of two back up dancers for Ali Mcgreggor's 'Jazzamatazz' and Chunky Custard. Chloe was a very active studen at Brighton Secondary School majoring in Music, where she has been a soloist in many events, cabaret nights and overseas tours. She was awarded the Solo Performance award upon graduating high school. Last year Chloe focussed on double majoring in both Drama Work shop and Drama Theory at a Flinders University as part of her Bachelor of Primary a Education training.  This year she is fortunate enough to be studying at WAAPA Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre and is very much excited and honoured to be able to work with Encore.

MONICA

Monica is currently studying for her Post Graduate Diploma in Classical Voice. She completed her Bachelor of Music (Classical Voice) in 2014 at WAAPA. Prior to her studies at WAAPA, her vocal training began in 2007 when she was accepted into both the Academic and Music programs at Perth Modern School. During this time was fortunate enough to be awarded the inaugural Daniel Girling Music Scholarship in 2009, and the Tom Kent Scholarship for Music in 2011.
 
Throughout her time at WAAPA, Monica has performed in Mendelssohn’s Elijah (2012), Rutter’s Gloria and Durufle’s Requiem (2013), Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (2013), and in the combined Guitar and Voice concert (2013). In 2014, she sung the part of Mystery, and Mustardseed, in A Night In The Forest. She also performed in the chorus for the The Music Makers sacred music concert and as part of a smaller ensemble performing Locus Iste. Monica has explored a variety of other musical styles outside of her studies at WAAPA, most notably performing a lead role in Playlover’s 2013 production of Nevermore, a musical tracing the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe. 
 

ALEXANDRA

Having just completed her Certificate IV in Music Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Adelaide-born Alexandra is delighted to be continuing at WAAPA in 2016 to commence study of a Bachelor of Music Theatre.  Her love of performing began when she was just five years old and took her first ballet class at a local dance school. This love of dance blossomed and led to her furthering her skills; taking up jazz and contemporary dance, as well as singing and acting, with the ambition of pursuing a music theatre career. Competing in ballet competitions from a young age, Alexandra placed in numerous Cecchetti Medals and Scholarships, as well as dancing many leading roles with the Australian Classical Youth Ballet, including Clara in The Nutcracker and Wendy in Peter Pan. When she was just 15, Alexandra was offered her first professional dance contract performing as one of 4 featured dancers in Orpheus in the Underworld with the State Opera of South Australia. The show's Sydney based creatives then invited Alexandra on to continue her role in the Sydney production with Opera Australia in 2013. Following her work with the Opera companies, Alexandra worked on ABC's mini-series ANZAC Girls, taught dance, and choreographed multiple shows/performance pieces for Adelaide Youth Theatre whilst she finished school, and before she moved to Perth at the beginning of 2015. Alexandra has loved every moment she's spent working with Encore and is so excited to have the opportunity to spread more magic and joy! 

DAVID

David is a 19 years old and is currently studying at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) majoring in Music Theatre. He started as a singer, but his love of performing has led him to become an experienced entertainer, highly trained in singing, acting and dancing with substantial past involvement in musicals, plays and children’s entertainment. Originally from Queensland, David has previously studied with The Australian Dance Performance Institute, completing their certificate course in Musical Theatre.  ! Past credits include The Beast from Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin from Aladdin and his Wondrous Lamp, Mr Bumble from Oliver! and many more

JIMI

Jimi is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts (Acting) at WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts). Jimi has performed on stage most recently in Romeo and Juliet, 2015 and West Side Story 2014.

Jimi has extensive experience working with children and most importantly -  kids LOVE goofying around with him!

Jimi specialises in Kylo Ren. Robin, Iron Man, Superman, Pirate, Batman, Minecraft, Slimefest, Water Games, Candy, Racing, Minions, Do you Dare, Prince, Roving and Sports themes.

THOMAS

Thomas is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts (Acting) at WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts). Thomas has loved working with kids ever since finishing high school. He was a passionate rower and after finishing in 2014, he began coaching the following year. Thomas was also passionate about tutoring in guitar and mathematics before he started studying a Bachelor of Performing Arts (acting) at WAAPA which flew him away from his home in Sydney.  After leaving the Shore School in Sydney Tom took a gap year to study acting and teach kids. In this time Tom studied acting and Shakespeare courses at the Actors Centre Australia (ACA) in Sydney. Thomas specialises in Thor, Jedi Master,  Iron Man, Pirate, Batman, Minecraft, Slimefest, Water Games, Candy, Racing, Minions, Do you Dare, Prince, Roving and Sports themes.

TODD

Todd has been a passionate performer since a very young age. He is currently in his first year studying a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, having previously completed his Certificate IV in the same discipline. Todd's energy is very contagious. 

With training in dance, voice, actiong, acrobats he excels at portraying a number of characters for Encore, specialising in Spiderman, Peter Pan, Aladdin, Capt Hook, Pirate, Man of Steel, Jedi Master, Minecraft, Slimefest, Disco Dance, Rock Star, Candy, Water Games, Sport, Minions and more!

TOM

Tom is currently in his second year studying a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, having previously completed his Foundation in Contemporary Music (Music Theatre) in 2014. Tom most recently performed in Midsummer Night's Dream 2016. 

With training in dance, tap, voice and acting he excels at portraying a number of characters for Encore, specialising in Spiderman, Kristoff, John Smith, Pirate, Iron Man, Jedi Master, Minecraft, Slimefest, Disco Dance, Rock Star, Candy, Water Games, Sport, Minions and more!

TEIGAN

Teigan Isobel has studied theatre and performing arts in Perth and the USA. Having recently graduated with a BA and Diploma in theatre she is now in her final year of finishing a French degree. In 2012 she moved to New York as an exchange student where she performed in an adaption of Plautus’ classic; Mostellaria.

She has performed in numerous theatre and film productions in Perth recently appearing as a hungry toad in Harbour Theatres Cinderella adaptation; The Ash Girl. Alongside acting, Teigan works as a scriptwriter and editor for a local production company and is currently in the process of finalising her second feature film. In her spare time she enjoys playing piano, violin and studying Spanish and German.

Teigan specialises in Pirate "Squiggly Bottom", Fairy, Cowgirl, Slime Fest, Craft, Do you Dare and is a director/script writer for Encore's stage/performance/party theme design. 

CAMERON

Cameron is an outstanding performer who is currently studying the Bachelor of  Musical Theatre at the Victoria College of the Arts and has also completed one year of a BA of Classical Music Performance and a certificate of musical theatre (WAAPA).Cameron from a young age has performed in various productions such as Taming of the Shrew, Eneksis choir, The Man from Mukinupin, The Lords and Ladies, Grimm Tales, Elijah and various modelling assignments for DEan Selby and Zsadar. Cameron is a vocal and acting coach and conducts private lessons with Perth students ages ranging from 5-15 years old. He has an electric energy which lends itself not only to Character performances but also includes juggling, stilt walking, clowning, face painting and fire dancing! Cameron is available during the months of July, November thru to Feb

 

KIERAN

Kieran is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts (Acting) at WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) and has also studied at Stella Adler Studio, New York (2013) and University of Western Australia. Kieran has performed on stage and screen most recently in Viva la Restoration, 2013 and Wedlock directed by James Richard Marzec 2013.

Kieran has extensive experience working with children as a swimming coach at Challenge Stadium Perth.

Kieran specialises in everything at Encore! Especially Capt Kiero Pirate, Captain America, Man of Steel Superman, Minecraft, Batman, Slime, Water Games, Zoo, Do you Dare, Prince, Roving and Sports themes.

Testimonial
Our son had a great time with Ariel and Capt Jack. Chloe as Ariel did a great job leading the kids and David as Capt Jack was a convincingly 'goody' pirate. We will definitely request for them for future parties and have no hesitation in recommending them and Encore to other parents for the parties. Raymond Neo Sep 2016