Ryan is so excited to be making his overseas debut! Growing up in Ontario, Canada, he never imagined getting the chance to perform in Australia. Ryan is a graduate of Toronto’s top rated George Brown Theatre School and has performed in many shows across Canada, as well as all three US companies of The Book of Mormon. After spending three years in the US Ryan is happy to be in a country that uses celsius again, because it just makes more sense. Ryan sends love to his family and friends, because without their support this would never have been possible. Also Go Jays Go! Selected credits include: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Ring Round the Moon, Yorkville the Musical (world premiere) Prairie Nurse (world premiere), Innocence Lost, Hometown.
Nyk is pumped to be here in Australia! Originally hailing from Winnipeg, Canada, he has arrived direct from the New York company of The Book of Mormon in which he made his Broadway debut. Nyk has also had the pleasure of touring The Book of Mormon across the United States and Canada. His regional theatre highlights include Sunday in the Park with George, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs (Canadian Premiere), Avenue Q, Spring Awakening, As You Like It, Speech and Debate (Canadian Premiere) and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Nyk also likes pizza parties, cat t-shirts, slow dancing and the internet. He trained at the University of Winnipeg in the Honours Acting Program, and at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (New York and Los Angeles). Thanks to Mom and Dad, Zac and Bryn, my family, my BOM family, and all my Sweet Pals.
Zahra is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). Her theatre credits include Miss Julie, The Effect, The Mountaintop, The Cherry Orchard, Clybourne Park, The Drowsy Chaperone, Richard III and Rockabye for Melbourne Theatre Company; As You Like It for Bell Shakespeare Company; The Blind Giant is Dancing, Ivanov and Private Lives for Belvoir; Love and Information for Malthouse/Sydney Theatre Company; The Government Inspector for Belvoir/Malthouse Theatre; Menagerie for Daniel Schluser Ensemble/MTC Neon Festival; Random for Sydney Opera House/Melbourne Theatre Company/Brisbane Powerhouse. Her television and film credits include Wentworth, Rush, Childhood’s End and Truth. Her radio credits include Poetica Program for ABC Radio National. Awards: Zahra won the Green Room Award for Best Female Actress for Random, and was nominated for Helpmann Awards for Best Female Actor in Play for The Mountaintop and Best Female Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play for The Government Inspector. Zahra is a proud member of Actor’s Equity.
Bert is one of Australia’s leading men of Stage, recently being Green Room nominated for his “Body of Work”. Known for a variety of shows across the country including Lungs, I Am a Miracle, Birdland, Timeshare, The Good Person of Szechwan, Let’s Get It On, When I Fall in Love- The Nat King Cole Story, The Mountaintop (Green Room Award Nominee) and original cast member of Rupert (MTC and Washington US Tour). Bert recently performed in STC’s All My Sons and has just stepped off the stage from GFO’s Dream Lover. Bert was also proud to be part of the Dream Lover Australian Cast recording. Other theatre credits include, Theramene in Bell Shakespeare’s Phedre Elling, Clybourne Park, Next to Normal, A Behanding in Spokane, Richard III, The Hypocrite, Don Juan in Soho, Madwoman of Chaillot, Tom Foolery, and A Female of the Species, for MTC. The Grenade- STC25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (nomination for Helpmann Award) MTC/STC, Much Ado About Nothing and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Essential Theatre. Musical theatre include production of An Officer and a Gentleman (Helpmann Award Winner), Chess, Kismet, Grey Gardens, Pippin,, Full Monty, Jesus Christ Superstar, Showboat and Guys and Dolls. Film credits include Animal Kingdom, Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Rats and Cats, Evil Never Dies, Salem’s Lot, The Cook and The Pugilist at Rest! Television credits include Winners and Losers, Upper Middle Bogan, Sea Patrol IV, Wilfred II, Lowdown, Neighbours, Good Guys Bad Guys, Blue Heelers, Simone De Beauvoir’s Babies, Backberner, Flipper, City Homicide, Bogan Pride. Bert is very excited to be part of the Australian premiere of this incredible show. Bert has been a proud member of Equity since 1996.
A graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Rowan has worked extensively on stage and screen. Some of his recent principal roles include: Jack in Into the Woods (Victorian Opera), Young Buddy in Follies in Concert (StoreyBoard Entertainment), John Hinckley in Assassins (Watch This!), Professor in South Pacific (Opera Australia/GFO), and for the Hayes Theatre Co, Danny in Baby (Neglected Musicals), and Bernstein in Dogfight (Gooding Productions). Rowan’s other credits include Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Miserables, the role of ‘Gussie’ Fink-Nottle in By Jeeves, Leaf Coneybear in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling, The Stockhausen Festival, Squabbalogic’s Mystery Musicals Bye Bye Birdie and Kiss Me, Kate and the twin concerts The Night on the West End and Best of Broadway. Film and television credits include The Matrix, Underbelly, Home & Away, The Escape of the Artful Dodger, Adoration, Somewhere in the Darkness, X: Night of Vengeance, the Gruen Transfer the multi-award-winning shorts Little Blue, Trunk, and more than 35 national and international commercials. As a voice-over artist, Rowan can be heard on screen and radio in numerous advertising campaigns, animations and soundtracks. He is a proud member of Actor’s Equity, and is pumped to be working with this incredible team on a bucket-list production.
(Missionary Training Centre Voice/Price’s Dad/Joseph Smith/Mission President)
Performer, musician and teacher, Andrew is a graduate of both Music Education from The University of Melbourne and Music Theatre from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Recently appearing in Julie Andrews’ landmark production of My Fair Lady at the Sydney Opera House (Opera Australia/GFO), Andrew has also performed in major Australian productions of South Pacific (OA/GFO), Love Never Dies, including its internationally-released DVD (Really Useful), The Addams Family and Jersey Boys (Newtheatricals), and Priscilla; Queen of the Desert (Backrow). He has created roles in world premiere productions of the hit new Australian musical Ladies in Black (QTC/MTC), Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage (JEL), Ned – A New Australian Musical (Capitol Events) and Rendez-vous: an opera noir (Black Swan/Tura Events). Andrew was also in the Green Room Award-winning actor/musician ensemble cast of Once (MTC/GFO). A semi-regular for The Production Company, credits there include Show Boat, Guys & Dolls, Sugar, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Damn Yankees, Camelot and South Pacific. Andrew has performed for Black Swan Theatre Company in The Merry-Go-Round In The Sea and The Hayloft Project/Critical Stages’ Delectable Shelter. Screen credits include The Doctor Blake Mysteries and It’s A Date.
Augustin Aziz Tchantcho
Augie Tchantcho comes from a Kuwaiti-Cameroonian heritage. He studied the Bachelor of Performing Arts course at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts before beginning a professional acting career in Kuwait with the One World Actor’s Centre prior to moving to Australia. He has a vast experience on stage ranging from Shakespeare, playing Othello in Othello , Brutus in Julius Caesar and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, to high energy musicals, playing Bill Sykes in Oliver, Daddy Warbucks in Annie and Mufasa in The Lion King to name a few. After relocating to Australia in 2014, he made his debut performance as Marty in the Australian premiere of Dreamgirls with StageArt. Most recently he has played King Triton in Windmill’s The Little Mermaid, Zachum, the elephant father in the Melbourne Fringe Festival production of Heard of Elephants and Pa/Ol’ Mister in StageArts Australian premiere of The Color Purple. He thanks Nicholas Renfree-Marks for training him to become a better singer and the staff at Working Management for supporting him in his first professional role in Australia. Augie dedicates his performance to his wife and son and would like to thank his family and friends back home for always encouraging him to chase his dream.
(Elder Price Standby)
Blake’s recent leading roles include Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof (TML), Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd (Victorian Opera), Edward Lyons in Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), Anthony Pemberton in Beyond Desire (Neil Rutherford Productions) and Lt. Joseph Cable in South Pacific (Opera Australia/GFO). Other theatre credits include: Tony in Masterclass (LeftBauer Prods), Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Belvoir). Pat Matthews in Moonshadow (Cat Stevens/Sue Farrelly Productions); Snowboy in West Side Story (ATG); Jekyll and Hyde (TML); The Boy From Oz Arena Spectacular with Hugh Jackman (Gannon/Fox) and original cast of Dirty Dancing (Jacobsen Entertainment). Blake has appeared in concert with The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (R.U.G), The Sound of Rodgers (Stuart Maunder) and Musical Melodies in the Park (City of Stonnington). In 2014 and 2016, Blake starred as Mario Lanza, alongside Phil Scott in the hit cabaret MARIO (Adelaide Cabaret Festival/Hayes Theatre/Canberra Theatre/Noosa Long Weekend Festival).
Screen roles include Young Jack in the film The Dam, Brusco in Home and Away, Mr & Mrs Murder, The Chaser and as the Young Boy Pirate in The Wiggles Movie. In 2011 Blake was the winner of The Rob Guest Endowment Award and in 2013 Blake received the Gertrude Johnson Fellowship at The Opera Studio Melbourne.
Blake would like to thank his family for their unwavering support, also his agent Michael Montgomery and all his team at Morrissey Management. Blake is a proud member of Actors Equity.
(Elder Cunningham Standby)
Jay is an award-winning actor, director and producer. He is the creator and Artistic Director of Squabbalogic Independent Music Theatre and was a founder of Sydney’s Hayes Theatre Co. Performance credits include A Midsummer Nights Dream (Sydney Theatre Company) and The Smurfs Save Spring (Millennium Entertainment). For Squabbalogic, Of Thee I Sing, Man Of La Mancha, Bye Bye Birdie, The Drowsy Chaperone (2014 Sydney Theatre Awards for Best Actor & Best Director), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Ordinary Days, A New Brain, [title of show] and Reefer Madness. A Year With Frog and Toad (Ensemble Theatre), The Kangaroo Gang (BBC), Magical Tales (Channel 9), The Venetian Twins (New Theatre), You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown and Spelling Bee (StageArtz), Lucky Stiff, She Loves Me, and On The Twentieth Century (Neglected Musicals), Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Kings Fools) and Jerry Springer The Opera (Sydney Opera House). Directing credits include Bring It On (WAAPA), The Original Grease, Grey Gardens, Hello, Dolly!, Triassic Parq, Man Of La Mancha (2015 GLUG Award, Best Musical), Bye Bye Birdie, Sondheim on Sondheim, The Drowsy Chaperone, Carrie, [title of show], Thrill Me, Forbidden Broadway, Reefer Madness, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Squabbalogic), Tick… Tick… BOOM! (Newline Productions), The Great American Trailer Park Musical (New Theatre) and LadyNerd (Twisted Melon). Jay is a proud member of Actors Equity.
(Elder Cunningham Standby)
Kieran is a 2016 NIDA graduate. His NIDA credits include the role of Delahay in Another Country, Anton in Eldorado, Hanchen in Spring Awakening, the voice in Stranger I am, Stephano in The Tempest and he performed in The Light In The Piazza as part of the ensemble. Kieran was a semi finalist for the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment and was awarded the Playbill Future Prospect Award. In 2017 Kieran will made his professional debut in Sydney Opera House, Glen St, and Riverside seasons of Horrible Harriet for CDP.
Ryan comes to The Book of Mormon straight from the Australian tour of We Will Rock You (GFO) where he covered and performed the role of Britney. Originally from the Central Coast of NSW, Ryan’s diverse career has taken him all over the world. He originated the role of Chistery and served as the Dance Captain during the Australian production of WICKED (GFO) performing over 1900 shows to become one of the longest serving original cast members. He also toured Europe as A-Rab in West Side Story (Sun Dance Productions) and was a part of the creative team on the motion picture Rent (Sony Pictures). His other credits include the Las Vegas production of Splash! (Kutash Entertainment), One Life To Live (Disney Channel) Son Of The Mask II (New Line Cinema) and Series 1 of Australian Idol (Top 30). He also signed a publishing contract with Warner/Chappell Music as a songwriter. Ryan is a proud member of M.E.A.A.
Hello, Australia! A native of Ontario, Canada and proud graduate of Sheridan College, Camille is so grateful to be a part of this brilliant company. Broadway: The Book of Mormon (and 2nd National Tour). Theatre highlights: RENT, High School Musical (Taylor McKessie) and Hairspray (Lil’ Inez). A big “mahneibu” to Talent House, creative team, crew and wonderful cast. Love to my fam, mom and Ollie.
Daniel began his training at the Glenda Yee School of Dance, and graduated from ED5 International with a Diploma of Performing Arts. He made his musical theatre debut in Wicked (GFO) and then went on to perform the reimagined role of the ‘Rum Tum Tugger’ in Cats (RUG). Most recently, Daniel appeared as ‘Luke’ in The Gathering (Vic Theatre Company). Other credits include Funny Girl and Curtains (The Production Company), Follies In Concert (StoreyBoard Entertainment), Carmen, The Magic Flute and Tosca (Opera Australia). In 2015, Daniel was the winner of the prestigious Rob Guest Endowment Award, allowing him the opportunity to travel to New York and perform alongside Broadway stars in Darren Criss’ Elsie Fest and the Michael Mott & Friends concert at The Astor Room. The Book of Mormon is a dream come true for Daniel, and he is incredibly grateful to be embarking upon this new mission.
Donell James Foreman
Donell is a long way from home, but couldn’t be more excited to be performing this phenomenal show in Australia! Previously, Donell has appeared in The Book of Mormon on Broadway as well as on the 2nd national US tour. Other US tours include Mamma Mia! and Hairspray (Seaweed J. Stubbs). Past credits include Myths & Hymns, Violet (Flick), 1776 (The Courier), and The Wiz (The Wiz). Donell also created, wrote, and starred in his all-Prince one-man show, titled Sign o’ the Times – which he performed at The Duplex in New York City. Pop culture-obsessed, he can be found on most social media platforms at @TheDJF. Donell would like to thank his friends and family for all of their support, and everyone on The Book of Mormon team for such an amazing opportunity. This journey has truly been something incredible.
Eddie Grey is thrilled to join the cast of The Book of Mormon. Eddie’s career started at a young age as a boy soprano for Opera Australia. A graduate of Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), his major roles include Georg in Spring Awakening, Luke in the critically acclaimed Australian musical Prodigal, Kiki in Legally Blonde, and Boq in Wicked. Most recently he has been featured as Cornelius in Hello, Dolly! and Scott Smith in Harvey Milk: an Opera. Alongside these on-stage roles, Eddie has twice directed Sydney’s Hats Off charity gala, been associate director of the Australian production of Heathers: The Musical, produced and starred in the Sydney Fringe show John and Jen, and appeared on both Sunrise and The Morning Show. Recognitions include a Broadwayworld.com award for his role in Wicked (2015), the Rob Guest Endowment Production Company Award (2013), and best male performance at the Sydney Fringe (2011). In addition, Eddie was awarded the Major Fellow for the Mike Walsh Fellowship and studied in New York under some of the most established names in Broadway including Joan Lader, Liz Caplan, Jen Waldman and Craig Carnellia. You can follow Eddie’s mission adventures on Instagram and Twitter @edwardpgrey
Jayme-Lee is thrilled to be joining the Australian cast of The Book of Mormon. Having begun performing at an early age, in 2005 Jayme-Lee secured the role of Young Nala in Disney’s The Lion King. Jayme-Lee graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2014 and completed a Diploma of Music Theatre at Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance in 2016. Jayme-Lee’s theatre credits include Stage Art’s revival of In The Heights in 2016 and the Australasian Premiere of The Color Purple (Stage Art, 2016) for which she was nominated for a Green Room Award for her portrayal of Celie. Jayme-Lee then went on to perform in Jason Coleman’s Cabaret show, The Rhythm of Life as the Leading Lady. Most recently she toured Australia with Nickelodeon’s Paw Patrol Live! in the role of Zuma. Jayme-Lee would like to thank her family for their constant love and support.
Theatre: The Book of Mormon (Broadway and Latter Day – 1st National Tour), Hair: The American Love Rock Musical (Broadway, West End, National Tour), The Color Purple (1st National Tour), Avenue Q (Las Vegas), RENT (Casa Mañana), Black Nativity, Macbeth, and Trojan Women (The Classical Theatre of Harlem). TV: Law & Order SVU. I am extremely proud to be making my Australian debut! What an exciting journey this will be. Love to my family and friends. Ma Ha Nei Bu Eebowai!!!
Trained at the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music (Class of 2012), Antwaun’s credits include: American Idiot National Tour, The Book of Mormon 2nd National Tour. Regional credits include: Lin Manuel’s 21 Chump Street, Passing Strange, Big River and Cabaret. Special thanks to Carrie Gardner Casting, CESD and my loving father, family and friends. Dreams come true, Red Balloon!
Credits include West Side Story (Gee-tar/Onstage swing, Lunchbox Productions), Love Never Dies stage and subsequent Universal Pictures film release (Ensemble/Show Boy, Really Useful Group), Vernon Godlittle Sydney Workshop- adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel (Vernon), Moonshadow The Cat Stevens Musical (Ensemble, Sue Farrely), A Chorus Line (Mike, TML), Sondheim’s Assassins (John Hinckley, Green Room Award nomination for best supporting actor in a musical, Watch This), Gypsy (Ensemble, Production Company), Wicked (Chistery, GFO), 2015 Rob Guest Endowment semifinalist, Australian workshop of Our House, The Madness Musical, in the principal role of Joe Casey, (Storeyboard Entertainment), Follies (Ensemble, Storeyboard Entertainment) and most recently My Fair Lady at the Sydney Opera House under the direction of Julie Andrews (Ensemble, GFO/Opera Australia). Thanks to Wendy, the team at Working Management, his family and partner Ash.
Todd has spent the last year performing as a Guest Entertainer with The Aussie Boys – Barry Ball Artists (USA), touring the world on board Royal Caribbean, Princess, Cunard-Queen Mary 2, Oceania, Holland America and Celebrity Cruise Lines. For The Production Company in Melbourne, he has appeared in The Pirates of Penzance and Guys and Dolls. Other credits include, Rhonda Burchmore’s Vinyl Viagra Tour, the International and National tours of Scooby Doo Live! Musical Mysteries and Scooby Doo Live! Level Up as Fred. Todd would like to thank the entire team at The Book of Mormon, his Mum and Dad, family and close friends for continuing to help him fulfil his dreams.
Justin Lonesome (Swing). From Baltimore, MD. Jersey Boys First National and Pittsburgh CLO. He is truly excited to join the Book of Mormon family and tell this story. Huge thanks to my mother, brother, Shane and family for their continued support! Dreams come true!!
Mitchell began his training at Diane Blass School of Dance in Wollongong. He then furthered his training at Queensland University of Technology, completing an Associate Degree in Dance. Since graduating he has worked with Royal Caribbean and Tokyo Disneyland among other commercial work, as well as performing in Opera Australia’s productions of Turandot and The Pearl Fishers. Television credits include ABC’s Dance Academy and more recently as the Dance Captain in the telemovie Carlotta produced by Fremantle Media.
After making his musical theatre debut Wicked on London’s West End, Mitchell returned to Australia and again toured with the production. Mitchell was also Dance Captain in the Australian tour of A Chorus Line, Macavity in Cats in the Macau/Korea tour, Dance Captain in the Australian tour of Grease Is The Word and Resident Choreographer for its Singapore season. Most recently Mitchell was in the original Australian cast of Matilda.
Loredo started training at age of nine at Ashe Caribbean Performing Arts in Jamaica. He moved to New York to pursue further training, graduating with a Certificate in Dance & Performing Arts. Loredo understudied the role of Simba in Disney’s The Lion King for four years touring Australia, Shanghai, and London’s West End. In 2009 Loredo made it into the top 9 dancers on Channel 10’s, So You Think You Can Dance. Loredo then joined the cast of Chicago the musical, playing the Spirit of Bob Fosse and travelled to Singapore and Hong Kong. He performed in Hairspray the musical as an ensemble dancer and Seaweed understudy. Loredo toured with the Australian tour of Wicked the musical. From 2013 – 2016, he reprised his understudy role of Simba in Lion King for Disney once more. Loredo also owns a contemporary company LOcREaDO Dance Company which performs professionally around the world.
Brisbane born Josh is a graduate of the Ed5 International Full-time Musical Theatre course. Upon graduation he spent 6 months cruising the Caribbean and entertaining audiences aboard the Carnival Legend as a “Playlist Performer”. He made his Australian theatrical debut in 2015 as Snowboy in West Side Story (The Production Company). Since then he has appeared in Ghost: The Musical (Ambassador Theatre Group) as Ensemble/Subway Ghost Cover; Side Show (One Eyed Man Productions/ Hayes Theatre) as Ray/Ensemble; and most recently in Dusty (The Production Company) as Tom Springfield/Ensemble. He is also a sought after commercial and corporate entertainer, performing alongside Guy Sebastian, Justice Crew, Samantha Jade, and for companies such as NOVA and SmoothFM radio stations. Josh looks forward to performing in this incredible show and thanks his parents for their continual support and the funding of his dreams.
Hailing from Perth, Morgan started his dance training at eleven years of age in jazz and hip-hop before studying at the Youth Ballet Company of Western Australia (YBWA) in ballet, Russian character and Flamenco. He undertook a Bachelor of Music Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), graduating in 2015. At WAAPA Morgan received the Effie Crump Award and was Dance Captain for Legally Blonde. He recently performed as part of the ensemble in the Australian tour of the hit Queen musical We Will Rock You (GFO). Morgan is both extremely honoured and thrilled to be joining the cast in The Book of Mormon and can’t wait to share the fun with you.
Elenoa’s career began at 16 after being discovered at her Performing Arts High, for her professional debut in ‘Respect’ The Musical 2007. With a Sydney 2006 Cabaret Showcase win and a first show under her belt, her breath of experience has continued with a sellout cabaret show Chanteuse in the Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2009. Professional show credits include the lead role of Taylor McKessie in High School Musical The Musical (Disney), Dynamite Judine in Hairspray (Dainty Group), Judge/Sales Girl Legally Blonde (GFO) and roles in Fame (GFO), Ghost (Ambassador Theatre Group), Violet (Blue Saint Productions), Side Show (One Eyed Man Productions) and most recent Reno in Dusty (The Production Company). Elenoa has also ventured into the movie arena with a featured role as ‘Speak Easy’ dancer in The Great Gatsby directed by Baz Luhurmann 2013. Elenoa is excited to join The Book of Mormon cast and dedicates this performance to her family.
In 2014 Joshua graduated with a Diploma of Performing Arts from ED5 International under the direction of William A Forsythe. He then moved straight into Strictly Ballroom (Global Creatures) understudying the principal role of Scott Hastings and supporting roles of Wayne Burns and Nathan Starkey. Joshua was also fortunate enough to appear onstage alongside his inspiration Hugh Jackman in his acclaimed Broadway to Oz Australian Tour and most recently appeared in We Will Rock You for The Gordon Frost Organisation. Joshua’s other credits include roles in Home & Away, Dance Academy, television commercials for KFC, Telstra and SoyJoy and working as a session singer with Brian Mannix. On stage he performed alongside Wayne Scott Kermond in Candyman, revealed his true love of sci-fi in the Dr Who Symphonic Spectacular and played Johnno in John Williamson’s folk Musical Quambatook.
CoCo Smith is a Recent AMDA NY graduate and has performed with all three of the BOM American companies. She is elated to be joining the Australian cast. CoCo’s recent credits include Daisy in Side Show and Yonah in Children of Eden (Near West Theatre). She was also in the 2015 Broadway Rising Stars concert and can be seen in the Documentary Move On as herself.
Training; Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard Alum. Credits; Sideshow, Grey Gardens, Parade, Showboat and National Anthem soloist for the Boxing Day Cricket Match. International credits: Smokey Joes Café, Hairspray, Rip Tide, Book of Love, and Nubian/Mereb u.s. in AIDA. Other; Mama I want to Sing, National Anthem Soloist at Madison Square Garden for the NY Knicks, USA tour with Wynton Marsalis, AIDA at the Metropolitan Opera, Parable of the Sower at NYC Opera and the Eastern Europe 75th Anniversary Tour of Porgy and Bess performing in Poland, Russia, Greece, Latvia, and Estonia. Mingo in Porgy and Bess in Szeged, Hungary for the 25th Anniversary Open Air Festival.
Cessalee Stovall is ecstatic to be joining this company of The Book of Mormon after 3 years on the North American Tour! She’s originally from Indianapolis, Indiana and is a graduate of Florida State University! Other credits include Kala in Tarzan, Sour Kangaroo in Seussical, and Sarah in Ragtime. She’s the founder of Music Dance Theatre Workshops and host of 5 Minute Call with Cessalee Stovall. And she really loves American football. Many thanks to the amazing BOM creative team, the folks at Stewart Talent, her rockstar family and YOU for supporting live arts! Mahaneibu Eebowai!
Tigist is incredibly excited to be making her professional debut in The Book of Mormon as she graduates from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre) this year. Her credits whilst at the VCA include Oh What a Lovely War, Mate! (Ensemble), Company (Marta) and The Drowsy Chaperone (Trix), while her concert performances include featured vocalist in Out from Under at Her Majesty’s Theatre, 2015 Green Room Awards ceremony and soloist Morning Melodies (2016/2017) at Hamer Hall. Prior to her VCA training, Tigist trained in Foundation Musical Theatre (APO Arts Academy, 2014) and completed an Advanced Diploma in Dance at APO that same year. Her other credits include The Abyssinian Contortionist creative development project (Adelaide Festival). Tigist is grateful to GFO and the VCA for the opportunity to perform her graduating showcase whilst joining the company of The Book of Mormon.
Teddy is grateful to be joining The Book of Mormon family with the first company in Australia. With a Bachelor’s of Arts Theatre degree from Drury University Teddy is a proud Kansas City native. Some of his favorite regional credits include: Heathers: The Musical, The Brothers Size (Unicorn), The Island (KC Actors Theatre), Lucky Stiff (Ozark Actors Theatre). Much love and many thanks to friends, family, patrons, and the extraordinary creative team of BOM for this incredible opportunity.
Jamaal Wilson joins the The Book of Mormon Australia direct from making his debut in The Book of Mormon Broadway production. He’s excited to continue his journey with Mormon after opening The First National US Tour where he understudied Mafala Hatimbi and The General. Other credits include: Dreamgirls and various staged readings and concerts in NY. He has performed in various concerts throughout the US, Germany (The Ruhrfestspiele Festival, Bar Jeder Vernunft) and London (Queen Elizabeth Hall).