KURT KANSLEY by Adam Hills
Photo: Adam Hills
Suite 427, The Linen Hall, 162-168 Regent Street, London W1B 5TE
Phone: 020-7038 3737
Fax: 020-7038 3739
E-mail: agents@granthamhazeldine.com
WWW: www.granthamhazeldine.com
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Playing Age:32 - 45 years
Appearance:Mixed Race, Mediterranean, Latin American
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Relaxed


Born in South Africa, Kurt is a citizen of the UK and Australia. Kurt will be playing Coalhouse Walker Jnr in the Australian premier of Ragtime for the Production Company at The Melbourne Arts Centre in November 2019. Kurt has been nominated for Best Actor in a Musical for the Green Room Awards in Australia for his performance as Che in Evita.

Stage Musical Television Short Film Commercial Voice Over Further Credits
2018, Stage, Koos Malgas, Wirework, Voice Business - Tristan Bates Theatre, Leigh Toney
2017, Stage, Jacky, Sweet Bird of Youth, Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Kent
2013, Stage, Munitsa and Kolodey, The Love-Girl and the Innocent, Jagged Fence Productions - Southwark Playhouse, Matthew Dunster
2013, Stage, Jacky, Sweet Bird of Youth, The Old Vic, Marianne Elliott
2012, Stage, Tom Snout US/Demetrius and Theseus, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Matthew Dunster
2005, Stage, Zuchum, I Do, In Caroline Springs, Chapel Off Chapel, Peter Adams
2018, Musical, (2018-2019) Che, Evita, GFO/Opera Australia (Australia), Hal Prince
2017, Musical, (2017-2018) Harry the Horse US/Nathan D Nicely N, Guys and Dolls, The Royal Exchange - Talawa, Michael Buffong
2017, Musical, Ensemble Priest and Guard, Jesus Christ Superstar, Production Company (Australia), Gale Edwards
2016, Musical, Bob Tucker and Envy, Exposure, Draft Camera Productions Ltd, St. James Theatre, Phil Willmott
2016, Musical, Musical Director and Arranger, That's Entertainment (UK tour), Spirit Productions
2015, Musical, Douglas, Elegies for Angels Punks and Raging Queens, Gecko Productions - Criterion Theatre, Stephen Whitson
2014, Musical, (2014-2016) Captain Shultz US/John, Miss Saigon, CML - Prince Edward Theatre, Lawrence Connor
2013, Musical, Lead Singer, The 12 Tenors (Korea), Spirit Productions
2012, Musical, Ensemble US/Coalhouse and J.P. Morgan, Ragtime, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Timothy Sheader
2011, Musical, Berger, Hair, EJB Entertainment (European Tour), Gary Lloyd
2011, Musical, Lead Singer, The 12 Tenors (Istanbul), Spirit Productions
2011, Musical, Coalhouse, Ragtime, The Landor, Robert McWhir
2010, Musical, Chuck Berry, Richie Vallens and Fats Domino, Rock Around the Clock (UK tour), Spirit Productions
2009, Musical, (2005-2009), Ensemble US/Simba & Banzai, The Lion King, Disney - Lyceum Theatre, Julie Taymor
2003, Musical, (2003-2005) Ensemble US/Simba, The Lion King, Disney (Australia), Julie Taymor
2002, Musical, (2002-2003) Leroy US/Berger, HAIR, Production Company (Australia), David Atkins
2001, Musical, Kurt, Naked Boys Singing, Robert Williams Company (Australia), Jeremy Cumpston
2000, Musical, Ensemble US/Benny & Angel, RENT, Cameron Mackintosh and STC (Australia), Michael Grief
1999, Musical, Ensemble, Show Boat, Livent Productions & Marriner (Australia), Hal Prince
1998, Musical, Jimmy, The Grand Hotel, MetaMusicals (Australia), Adrian Kirk
1998, Musical, Judas, Godspell, Paragon United (Australia), Susan Cooper
1997, Musical, Tim, Only Heaven Knows, Blue Unicorn (Australia), Rohan Shearn
2012, Television, Featured Artist, Miranda, BBC, Juliet May
2004, Television, (2002-2004), Featured, GMA, Channel 10
Short Film
2013, Short Film, Jimmy, Pull the String, LFS, Alexandra Migacheva
2003, Short Film, Ludo, Crazy Taxi, Felcon Films, Andrew Thomas
2002, Short Film, Robert, Discovery And Choice, Monash, Peter Fitzpatrick
2000, Short Film, Ben, Breathing Static, RMIT, Corinne Preston
2002, Commercial, Featured, Old El Paso, Old El Paso
2001, Commercial, Featured Artist, Red Rooster, Red Rooster
1999, Commercial, Featured, Hungry Jacks, Grundy
Voice Over
2001, Voice Over, Featured, Harvey Norman, Harvey Norman
Further Credits
2018, Concert, Rock Tenor Soloist, Bernstein's Mass, Southbank Centre, Jude Kelly
2018, Workshop, Watson, Sherlock Holmes the Musical, AP Enterprises, Christopher Lane
2016, Pantomime, Friday, Robinson Crusoe, Qdos Entertainment, Kathryn Rooney
2016, Workshop, Tao Jung, Mulan, Singapore Theatre Group, Steven Dexter
2014, Cabaret, Musical Director, Composer, Pianist and Arranger, The Songs I'll Never Sing, The West End Cabaret Company, Oliver Lidert
2007, Recording, Uncas, The Last of the Mochicans The Musical - Concept Album, Mammoth Productions
2019, Event, Che, Green Room Awards - Evita, Nominated for Best Actor in a Musical, Hal Prince


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Canadian, Cockney, French, German, Indian, Italian, London, Mexican, New Zealand, RP, South African, Spanish
(* = Native/Fluent)
Afrikaans, English*, Italian, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Ballad, Ballet, Blues, Contemporary Dance, Guitar, Jazz Dancing, Jazz Singing, Keyboards*, Opera, Organ, Percussion, Piano*, Recorder, Sight-Reading, Singer-Songwriter, Singing (general)*, Tenor Baritone, Trumpet
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Balinese Shadow Puppetry, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Experienced Musical Director, Master of Ceremonies, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Musician-Professional, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Repertory, Singer-Professional, Story Telling, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Baseball, Basketball, Fishing, Rowing, Running, Scuba Diving, Squash, Swimming*, Table Tennis, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Composer, Computer Literate, Improvisation, Licensed Chaperone, Lyricist, Musical Director, Puppetry, Voice Coach (professional), Writer