Ross Marsden

From an early age, the love of theatre and performing has been a defining part of Ross' life and for over 40 years, has provided him the opportunity to work for many companies in his home state of Queensland, both on stage and in film and television.

Ross joined the Encore team in 2009, and the committee in 2010 where he has held the position of Executive Officer and is currently Vice President. Ross has produced several productions for Encore and is also responsible for the company’s promotional and program photography; a role he has undertaken from the moment he came on board.

Major roles with Encore include Thénardier Les Misérables 2010 and 2018, for which he received a 2019 Tasmanian Theatre Award (Errols) as Best Supporting Actor, The Wizard (Wicked), Judge Turpin (Sweeney Todd), King Herod (Jesus Christ Superstar), Monsieur Fermin (The Phantom of the Opera), George Banks (Mary Poppins), Basil Fawlty (Fawlty Towers) and most recently Bill Austin in the hit musical, Mamma Mia.

On the big screen, he has worked in film industry with Hugh Jackman, Kylie Minogue, Jean-Claude Van Damme and the late Raul Julia and on various Australian TV series and commercials.

Earlier in 2022, Ross directed Chicago for Encore alongside a wonderful team including his wife Jacquelyne who is the choreographer for the production.

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