Rohan Browne

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Rohan Browne is a dancer, actor and singer, who has played various roles in a number of notable productions. His most recent role, as a 31 year old, was as Riff, leader of the Jets, in the Australian 2010 production of West Side Story.[1]

He believes himself to be primarily a dancer, in an interview stating: "I trained as a dancer, but I’ve played some roles in other shows, which is now pushing me towards more singing and acting. I’m not an amazing singer, but I can sing and I’m not an amazing actor but I’ve learned instinct. How I would categorise myself… dancer, singer, actor." [2]

Musical Theatre[edit]

Rohan Browne's other musical theatre roles include:

He has also been a part of productions of Grease, Dirty Dancing, Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Follies, Mame and the original Boy From Oz. He was nominated for a Green Room Award for his role in Kiss Me Kate.

Dance career[edit]

Rohan was a finalist in the International Ballet Competition in South Africa in 1997, and was a part of the Sydney Dance Company's Tivoli. He also performed as Zeus in Idomeneo for Opera Australia, and in The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty with National Theatre Ballet.[3]

Other Notable Achievements[edit]

Rohan has also been featured in numerous television shows including Rove Live and Top of the Pops (Germany), and in the film Happy Feet.

He also worked as assistant choreographer for a show which later toured the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Virgins - A Musical Threesome. He was also a part of workshops for Priscilla Queen Of The Desert, and Chita Rivera's Australian workshop.