Adam is pumped to take part in this new production of Jukebox Hero! He's been flashing the devil horns for some time and he's glad to now have an excuse to flash it in front of an audience – not just the TV screen after nailing an expert song on Guitar Hero. Adam is an Edmonton born actor, with professional work credits in Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa, and Toronto. Adam studied musical theatre in Edmonton, graduating from Grant MacEwan University in 2013. Selected show credits include Into The Woods, Spring Awakening (Grant MacEwan) Aladdin, (Albera Opera) The Full Monty (Two One Way Tickets to Broadway) Naughty But Nice, (Forte Theatre) Urinetown, (Front Row Center) As You Like It (The Shakespeare Company) Misprint (Musical Works in Concert), A Servant Of Two Masters (Odyssey Theatre), and Sense and Sensibility (Citadel Theatre, Banff-Citadel Program). Adam is also a musician by hobby. You can find his self-produced EP "Wanders with Wanderers" On Google Play and SoundCloud under his alias, Skies Minus. Adam's thankful you've come out to headbang with him, and hopes you'll keep on rockin' on!
Cleopatra Williams has shared the stage with Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepson, Francesco Yates and Maestro Fresh Wes. She is a “Triple Threat” Graduate of Toronto’s Randolph Academy, a two-time Broadway World Magazine (www.broadwayworld.com) award nominee for her performance in Ross Petty’s Pantomime Beauty and The Beast and for her portrayal as The Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz (Mirvish Productions). Recent theatre credits include: Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys, We Will Rock You, Wizard of Oz, West Side Story, Company and Hair. She When she’s not gracing the big stage, Cleo entertains crowds all over the continent as a featured vocalist for bands The Orchestra, Universal Boogie Band, The Collective, ONQ Live, BB Collective, Sensation and Saturday Night Jive. You can catch her playing regularly in the Sopra Upper Lounge (Toronto) every month.
Benjamin Camenzuli is a multi-talented singer, actor and musician. He recently played the role of Roger in a new production of Grease the Musical (Irregular Productions) in Toronto in two companies. Other credits include: the musical Once (Swing and Sveç) (Mirvish Productions and Neptune Theatre Company), Heart of Steel (Next Stage Festival), South Pacific (Luther Bills – Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre). Benjamin is a graduate of Oklahoma City University.
Daniel is a graduate of the St. Lawrence College Music Theatre Performance Program and The Soulpepper Academy in Toronto. Theatre credits include Shrek The Musical (Globe Theatre); Once (Grand Theatre/Manitoba Theatre Centre); Spoon River (Soulpepper Theatre, Off Broadway, Charlottetown Festival); Kinky Boots (Mirvish Productions and Australian Tour); Accidental Death Of An Anarchist, Ros & Guil Are Dead, Death of a Salesman, Crucible, and Barber of Seville (Soulpepper Theatre); Evil Dead The Musical (Starvox). Film and television credits include roles in Heroes Reborn (NBC) Dark Matter (SYFY), Gangland Undercover (History Channel), Copper (BBC America), Lost Girl (Showcase/SYFY).
David Michael Moote
David Michael Moote is the lead singer and front man of the symphonic metal band Operus, who recently released their album entitled Cenotaph on Dark Star Records/Sony Entertainment. David is a graduate of the BMus Voice Performance Program at McGill University. Select theatre credits include: A Christmas Carol, Chariots Of Fire (The Grand Theatre); Urinetown, Rocket Man (Stephenville Theatre Festival); Oh Canada What A Feeling! (Annerin Productions) Jesus Christ Superstar (Hart House Theatre.) Select film/television credits include: The Strain (FX); Dead Rush (People’s Choice Award Canadian Film Festival); Lariat (Winner Toronto 48hr Film Festival).
Eddie is thrilled to be a part of this new and exciting project. His international theatre credits include: Miss Saigon; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Raincoat; Assassins in London’s West End. Recent theatre credits include: A Christmas Carol; Sleeping Beauty (Ross Petty Productions); One for the Pot; 39 Steps; Marathon of Hope; Spamalot (Drayton Festival Theatre). Recent Television credits include: Murdoch Mysteries; The Firm; Other. Eddie is a two-time Dora award nominee, and he is the familiar and beloved Voice of Thomas in the animated feature film, Thomas and the Magic Railroad. As well, Eddie has been “the voice” of YTV for the past 20 years.
Geordie Brown is an award-winning singer, actor, pianist, director, and producer from Halifax, Nova Scotia. A finalist in David Foster's Star Search Atlantic singing competition, Geordie has portrayed numerous musical roles on stage with his "powerful voice" (Opera Canada), including productions at Neptune Theatre, the Spatz Theatre, the Dalhousie Opera and over 300 performances of Anne & Gilbert: The Musical in Charlottetown. Geordie recently released his debut album, a live recording from his original one-man show The Songs of The Rat Pack, which had a sold-out run at Neptune Theatre in 2017.
Geordie has appeared in numerous television and film productions, including The Tenth Circle with Kelly Preston and Stephen King's Ba. Most recently, he starred alongside Heather Rankin of the Juno-award-winning Rankin Family in A Rat Pack Christmas at the Spatz Theatre in Halifax.
For the past 7 years, Brown has been at the helm of The Advent Show - Halifax’s annual Christmas musical revue that supports young emerging performers and charities who work with the homeless; he has mentored over 100 young performers during his tenure with the show.
Graham Scott Fleming
Graham Scott Fleming recently appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award nominated revival of Miss Saigon. He was nominated for a Dora Award for his portrayal as Charlie Price in the Canadian production of Kinky Boots (Mirvish Productions). Other credits: National Tour of Hair, regional touring: The Canadian Premiere of Dogfight, Smokey Joes Cafe, Next To Normal, Rent. Film/TV: Love You Like Christmas- Hallmark, Odd Squad.
Jennifer is thrilled to be a part of this brilliant team of cast and creatives, and as a big fan of 80s music - especially the music of Foreigner. Selected theatre credits include: Rock of Ages (Mirvish Productions), We Will Rock You (Queen Theatrical Productions/US National Tour), West Side Story, Cyrano de Bergerac (Stratford Festival), A Christmas Carol, Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan in Wonderland, Cinderella (Ross Petty Productions), Mamma Mia, Chicago and The Music Man (Drayton Entertainment); Summer in the City, Rock of Ages (Stage West) and Return to Grace (RGA Productions). She has danced for Akon and NKOTB (MMVAs), Katy Perry, Dragonette, Kreesha Turner, Naughty by Nature and more.
Television/film credits include: Hometown Holiday, Perpetual Motion, Designated Survivor, Dark Matter, Suits, The L.A. Complex, Warehouse 13.
JONATHAN WHITTAKER Notable theatre credits include: Prom Queen (World premiere -Segal Centre) Nigredo Hotel (World premiere - Dora Award nomination, Tapestry Theatre), The Big Sleep (World premiere - Theatre Aquarius), The Team on the Hill, Colours in the Storm, Jake and the Kid (World premiere - Theatre Orangeville), Les Misérables and Dirty Dancing (Mirvish Productions), Man of La Mancha(TBTB), Closer than Ever (Latimer/Follows), 12 Angry Men (Drayton) and The Dining Room (Grand Theatre). Television appearances include: Murdoch Mysteries, Ransom, The Expanse (Seasons 2,3) Open Heart (Series lead) Alienated (Series lead), The Kennedys, Lost Girl, Transporter, Flashpoint, Suits, The Avro Arrow and Lucky Girl. Feature films include: Brotherhood, Chicago, D2K, Blizzard, Land of the Dead, Three Men and a Baby, Virgin Suicides. Jonathan is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors degree in Performance/Acting Program 1978-80 and a 2015 participant of the Banff/Citadel Professional Development Program.
Justin is absolutely thrilled to be a part of this Jukebox Hero adventure. Selected theatre credits include: Guy U/S (ONCE: Mirvish), The King (The Little Prince: Theatre Calgary), Roger (RENT: Capitol Theatre), and Radames (Aida: Chrysler Theatre). He also performs alongside his wife and best friend, Alex in their acoustic duo, The June Gypsies.
Special thanks to Bruce, Geoff and the team at Talent House and Stephanie Gorin Casting; FOREIGNER for so many incredible legendary songs; his loving parents, family and friends; and the truest loves of his life, Ali, Hunter, and Presley-his future band mates.
Laura Tremblay is essentially a “Jill of all trades” –singer, songwriter, actor, writer, director and producer. She has an array of film and television roles to her credit, including The Expanse (Syfy/Space Channel), Ben-Hur (2016; Paramount Pictures), Fugue (Indiecan Entertainment), The Cocksure Lads (Spiral Entertainment) and many more. She also had a lead role in the North American touring production of Evil Dead: The Musical and recently played the role of Vivienne in Legally Blonde the Musical at Stage West Calgary. In July of 2016, Tremblay released her debut full-length album, titled "Lived It Well", a fabulous collection of songs that was recorded at Lincoln County Social Club in Toronto produced by Murray Foster, bassist of renowned Canadian band Great Big Sea.
Lawrence, originally from the UK, is extremely excited to be originating the role of Cooper in this production. After training at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Lawrence has gone on to appear in the London West End production of American Idiot and the international tour of Footloose. Recent theatre credits include: The new Toronto production of Grease (Irregular Entertainment) and Brighton Beach Memoirs. Other theatre credits include: Adam and Eve (Splendid Productions), A Doll’s House, Macbeth, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot , A Man of No Importance (RCS productions).
Television & film credits include: Teacup Travels (CBBC), God Help the Girl (British Film Company), The Perfect Stranger (Broken Blonde), Wasteland 26 (Breaking Point Flix).
Music includes: Dog is Dead (UK Tour, E4’s Skins Season 2, Glastonbury Festival, Latitude Festival, Leeds Festival, Maida Vale Studio, Radio 1).
Louise Camilleri's career highlights include performing the role of Anita in West Side Story (Drayton Entertainment), the world premiere production of The Lord of the Rings (Princess of Wales Theatre) and as dance captain in Mamma Mia! (Mirvish Productions) and in the world premiere production of Show Boat at the Gershwin Theatre on Broadway for three years. Louise was also a featured dancer in the U.S. national tour of Sophisticated Ladies produced by Mercedes Ellington. Film/television highlights include performing in the movies Superstar, Blues Brother’s 2000, Disney’s Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure and hosting The Galaxy Project with TVOntario and a number of commercials. Vocal highlights include performing as a guest soloist with The Canadian Tenors, as a featured singer with Josh Groban, pit singer for the National Ballet of Canada’s West Side Story Suite for two seasons, as backing vocalist for Steve Patterson’s comedy album, I Should Have been Famous By Now, performing and recording with Lorraine Segato and the Parachute Club and as lead vocalist for Mark Camilleri and The CT Project’s debut album.
Michael De Rose
Michael is thrilled to be joining the cast of Jukebox Hero. His selected credits include: Teen Angel/Vince Fontaine in Grease The Musical (Irregular Entertainment); Return to Grace (RGA); Rock of Ages (Stage West, Calgary); Betty Nomination (Best Supporting Actor); Legends of Rock and Roll; Aladdin: The Panto (Drayton Entertainment); U.S./Canadian National tours of Saturday Night Fever and Godspell; Avenue Q (STC); I Love You Because (Angelwalk); Broadway World (Nomination); The Nerd (VPP); The Wizard of Oz (Globe Theatre); She Loves Me (The Rose Theatre).
Michael wishes to thank the Talent House, his family, Clayton and the Jukebox Hero team for bringing him on this journey.
Richard Clarkin is an established Toronto based actor with film credits in Great, Great, Great, The Drawer Boy , Extracurricular, The Anniversary, Solo, Molly Maxwell, Casino Jack, You are Here, Land of Dead, The Production Office, Finn's Girl and The Third Eye. He plays Gord Ogilvy in Goon and Goon II: Last of the Enforcers. Richard has recurring roles on the television series Burden of Proof and Murdock Mysteries, and has guest starred on Saving Hope, Rogue, Killjoys, Bitten, The Transporter, Suits, The Firm, Lost Girl, The Listener, Republic of Doyle, Heartland, and Flashpoint.
Richard is also established as a stage actor. He is a graduate of The National Theatre School and made his professional acting debut originating the role of Jacob in Salt Water Moon for the Tarragon Theatre, and has appeared in numerous acclaimed theatre productions across Canada. Highlights of Richard's stage career include: Confederation for VideoCab/Soulpepper, Heart of Robin Hood for Mirvish Productions; Festen and A Whistle in the Dark for Company Theatre; Half-Life and Eco Show for Necessary Angel Theatre; Scar in The Lion King (Mirvish Productions) for two years; Biff in the Death of a Salesman at The Royal Alexandra Theater, The War of 1812, The Merchant of Venice and King Lear for The Stratford Festival, several performances at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre including The Fighting Days, The Price, Beauty Queen of Leenane and Waiting for Godot.
Stacey Kay was a finalist on Season 10 of NBC's “America’s Got Talent”. Career highlights include: being a featured singer at a David Foster gala performing with Stevie Wonder’s band, and having a video go viral with over 35 million views. Her online cover songs have garnered recognition from the artists themselves - including Meghan Trainor, Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Hudson, Fergie, and more. Stacey was one of leads in the first national tour of Godspell, and has performed in several shows with Drayton Entertainment and Soulpepper Theatre in Toronto.
Tyler is a recent graduate of Sheridan College’s Honours Bachelor of Musical Theatre Program. He is honoured to be a part of this exciting new musical with some of the most unforgettable tunes of all time! Selected theatre credits include; Fiddler On The Roof, My Fair Lady (Port Hope Festival); If/Then, Kiss Me, Kate, Into The Woods, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (Theatre Sheridan); Seussical The Musical, Oliver! (Theatre Aquarius); A Christmas Carol (Soulpepper Theatre Co.); Oliver! (Stratford Festival).
Samantha Walkes hails from Hamilton Ont. In 2009 her plans to achieve entrance to Teacher’s College were changed when she entered the Mirvish and CBC competition ‘HOW DO YOU SOLVE THE PROBLEM LIKE MARIA.’ Because of this, Samantha earned a scholarship to the American Musical and Drama Academy in L.A. where she studied Theatre/Film/Dance and Voice. Since graduating, Samantha has been on an exciting path. Her credits include: Kill Sister Kill (International); New York Fringe; Smokey Joe’s Café (role of Brenda, Molson Canadian Studio Hamilton, Ontario); Shaw Festival (2017 season); How Black Mothers say I Love You (GCTC, Ottawa).
Samantha is proud to be part of the development of the role of Zola in JUKEBOX HERO; a show that she knows will delight its audiences.