One of Australia’s most versatile performing artists, Todd McKenney is an award winning and critically acclaimed performer on stage and screen. As an actor and the leading man of song and dance in musical theatre productions, he has entertained Australians for over 30 years from the main stage to intimate venues.
Todd’s first professional musical role was in 1983 in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Song and Dance. His career followed with lead and headline roles in Cats, 42nd Street, West Side Story, Crazy For You, Born Yesterday, Camelot, Pirates of Penzance, Cabaret, Strictly Ballroom, La Cage aux Folles, Singin’ In the Rain, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Orpheus In the Underworld for Opera Australia, Annie the Musical, Grease and Anything Goes.Career Highlights include his most notable role of Peter Allen in the Australian hit production The Boy From Oz but most recently he stepped into the stilettos and successfully took on the role of Frank N’ Furter in The Rocky Horror, also stepping out on stage as Australia’s Greatest Showman in the title role of Barnum, and playing Lord Farquaad in the hit musical Shrek. 2022 saw Todd appearing in Cinderella The Musical and currently starring in Hairspray The Musical.
His screen presence ranges from Todd’s celebrated role as a judge in Dancing With The Stars to his current series regular character in the acclaimed ABC series Significant Others, many years after appearing in the original feature film version of Strictly Ballroom.
Hosted by Tyran Parke, this intimate conversation will include a Q&A session, allowing you access to the lessons of a life spent in Theatre.
Recommended for ages 10+
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