'Cats' Musical Wiki

Cats Credits

Aus/Asia Tour - 07/1994 - Cats Chorus

Circus Tour - 2001 - Bustopher Jones / Gus / Growltiger

World Tour - 01/2003 - Bustopher Jones / Gus / Growltiger

World Tour - 08/2003 - Bustopher Jones / Gus / Growltiger

Biography (2001)

Mark has been performing since the age of eight. For seven years he was a member of the National Boys' Choir. At the Victorian College of the Arts, Mark performed the role of Sarastro in Mozart's The Magic Flute in his final year. Since graduating he has received The Judge Michael Strong Award from the Victorian State Opera and made his professional debut with The Australian Opera in Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Numberg. After this Mark moved into musical theatre and joined the 1994/1995 production of Cats and then the original cast of Beauty and The Beast, understudying the role of Monsieur D'Arque and The Beast. In 1997 Mark was fortunate to be cast as Victor Mature in the original cast of Sunset Boulevard. Mark, together with his wife, Emma Powell, performed in a personal project entitled Two's Company - Three's on the Way at Cafe K in Melbourne. Following this he went on to appear in Crusade the Concert and in Anthony Crowley's Vincent - An A'Capella Opera in the role of Paul Gauguin for which he received critical acclaim. Last year Mark toured Australia and New Zealand in Simon Gallaher's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, again to critical acclaim. Film and television highlights include Sunny Daze, a short film for next year's Tropfest, which Mark wrote and performed in; the ABC's Damnation of Harvey McHugh and, more recently, in the new film version of the musical South Pacific, currently being shot in Northern Queensland and starring Glenn Close. Mark was also a backing vocalist on Anthony Warlow's CD, On the Boards.


www.shakespeareaustralia.com.au Interview 2014