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Born in Linz, Simon Stockinger completed his training at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna in 2017. Since then, he has played Boris in Kinder der Sonne at the Armen Theater Wien, Chantal in La Cage aux Folles at the Wiener Kammerspiele and Hamlet in Cinderella at the Theater der Jugend. At the Vienna Volksoper he appeared in Gypsy, Carousel, The Wizard of Oz and at the Staatstheater Nürnberg in Ball im Savoy. He also played Louis in Die Mädchen von Oostende at the Theatercouch Wien, Willard in Footloose at the Theatres Chemnitz and at the Musical Summer Amstetten, Franz in Rock of Ages and Brad in The Rocky Horror Show. His most recent performance was Claude in Hair at the Felsenreitschule Salzburg.
Paige Fenlon hails from Northwest England and works as an actress, singer and dancer. She completed her training at the Bird College in London. She recently appeared in the UK premiere of Identical: The Parent Trap Musical, directed by Trevor Nunn. The production ran at Nottingham Playhouse and The Lowry in Salford. Further credits include the role Luisa in Zorro (Charing Cross Theatre), the play Pretty Woman (Savoy Theatre), Oklahoma! (Chichester Festival Theatre) and the role of Rafaela/Alma in Elegies for Punks, Angels and Raging Queens (Union Theatre). Paige Fenlon was the runner up in the Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year Award 2019.
Lena Müller was born in Heidelberg in 1991 and completed her acting training at the Freiburger Schauspielschule in 2018. In Freiburg, she performed at the Theater im Marienbad in Girls like that (director: Tom Schneider). As an actress, singer and directress, she is mainly active in the independent scene. Most recently, she performed in Wuppertal and Freiburg with her production of Das hässliche Universum by Laura Naumann. Her roles include Kate from the musical Kiss me Kate, Prospera from Shakespeare's Tempest, Torvald from Ibsen's Nora, Cecily from Oscar Wilde's Bunbury and Heather from Malcolm's The Wasp. In winter of 2019, Lena was a guest performer at Theater Heidelberg for the Christmas fairy tale Pinocchio (directed by Natascha Kalmbach). Furthermore she has been active as a performer at „tatraum projekte Schmidt” in Düsseldorf since 2020.
Luxembourg-born Jil Clesse completed her Bachelor's degree in Musical Entertainment Theatre with distinction at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna in 2014. As part of her studies, she performed as Eurydice in Orpheus in the Underworld and as Alberta in Swinging St. Pauli. In 2012 Jil appeared at the Schubert Theatre Vienna as Cathy in The Last Five Years. This was followed by engagements in Die Schöne und das Biest (Felsenbühne Staatz) and Les Misérables (Landestheater Linz). From 2015 onward she appeared in Mozart! and in Schikaneder (Vereinigte Bühnen Wien). In 2018, the world premiere of Matterhorn attracted her to the Theater St. Gallen. After her engagements at the Festspielhaus Salzburg in Mass, at the Stadttheater Baden as Julie LaVerne in Showboat and at the Vienna Volksoper in Carousel, Jil created the title role of the Schattenkaiserin at the Tiroler Landestheater. In 2020 she released her first album „halbe.unendlichkeit”. In 2021 she was featured as Timna in I Feel Love in Bozen. In 2022 she wrote and performed Rosa sucht das Glück and directed ich:du:wir at TheaterArche Wien.
Born in Berlin, Sebastian Prange completed his training as a musical performer at the Stage School Hamburg, where he graduated with distinction in May 2017. He previously made his professional stage debut in June 2017 at the Engelsaal in Hamburg, where he appeared in the production Super-Trouper – Die ABBA-Revue. Shortly after, he toured Germany, Austria and Switzerland as Eugene and the Cover for Roger with GREASE – The Musical. In summer 2018, Sebastian took over the role of Robertson Ay in Disney's Mary Poppins in Hamburg. In December 2019, he celebrated his first world premiere as Kutte in BERLIN BERLIN at Berlin's Admiralspalast, followed by a tour through Germany. From December 2021 to January 2022, Sebastian was reprised this role, which he co-developed. Most recently, he was engaged by Vereinigte Bühnen Bozen for the production I Feel Love as part of the Schlossfestspiele Ettlingen.
Comedian Harmonist / Ensemble
Born in Stuttgart, Kevin Dickmann completed his vocal studies at the Detmold University of Music. Even whilst training, he made regular guest appearances at the Detmold Landestheater, where he was hired as a member of the opera studio during his master's degree in musical theater. He has appeared on stage in numerous operas, operettas and musicals and has worked as a freelancer for the WDR Radio Choir since 2017. He most recently toured with the Kammeroper Köln for My Fair Lady and Comedian Harmonists and performed in the Luisenburg Festival Wunsiedel in the productions of Der Name der Rose and Zucker. In 2020, he received further training to become a studio and voice actor.
Comedian Harmonist / Ensemble / Cover Kutte
Born in Switzerland, he completed his training as a musical performer in 2020 at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna. During his studies he impersonated Agis in Triumph of Love, Odysseus in Odysseus fährt irr, Jeremy in Be more chill and Georges in the operetta Bagatelle. During his studies he performed at the Schlossfestspiele Langenlois and the Mammern Classics. From 2020 on followed engagements at the See-Burgtheater Kreuzlingen in Die Schweizermacher and Lysistrata and at the Maag Halle Zurich in the musical Space Dream as Roboto.
Comedian Harmonist / Ensemble
Alexandre Pierre is an actor and classical singer. As a bass, he has already gained diverse experience with the Comedian Harmonists in the role of Robert Biberti. Most recently in Die Comedian Harmonists - Jetzt oder nie at the Theater Osnabrück under the direction of Felix Seiler and the musical direction of Florian Appel. Alexandre Pierre is German-French and lives in his native city of Berlin, where he is training in Italian vocal technique with Cesare Colona, sponsored by the International Singing Studio Berlin.
Comedian Harmonist / Ensemble
Jendrik has already performed in multiple plays. In 2018, he completed his musical studies at the Institute of Music at the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences and in the same year was featured on stage as Peter Pan in Bad Vilbel and as Dick McGann in Street Scene at the Münster Theatre. From the end of 2018 until the middle of 2019 he was on tour with Wahnsinn!, in summer he played at the Luisenburg Festival in Grease and Zucker (funny coincidence, grease and sugar and no, the other plays were not called Salt and Pepper) – and then got to be part of the world premiere of BERLIN BERLIN the revue, where you are reading this biography right now. He used the time when the theatres were closed to push and produce his own music and as a result became the German participant in the „Eurovision Song Contest” in 2021. This year, after a two-year break, he finally took the stage at the Hechtplatztheater in Zurich and the St. Pauli Theater in Hamburg with Komödie mit Banküberfall and is happy to be here again as a Comedian Harmonist, once more playing the ukulele in the name of the 1920s.
Comedian Harmonist / Ensemble
Marco Trespioli completed his musical studies at the Bernstein School of Musical Theater in Bologna and his classical and opera training at the Antonio Vivaldi Conservatory in Alessandria (Italy). He toured through Italy with Sister Act (Eddie) as well as Shrek – The Musical (Ensemble), played Marius in Les Misérables at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna and Magaldi in Evita. He also appeared in Titanic and Beauty and the Beast on the Walensee-Bühne in Switzerland and took part in the European premiere of Pretty Woman – The Musical in Hamburg. He is a guest singer in the current season of the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern in the productions Songs for a New World and Trouble in Tahiti.
Ensemble / Cover Marlene / Cover Anita
Theresa Christahl studied at the August Everding Theatre Academy until 2017. During her training she already appeared on stage in several productions at the Prinzregententheater, including as Trix in The Drowsy Chaperone and Liesl in The Sound of Music. She won the prize of the German Stage Association for the best performance of a musical scene at the National Singing Competition in Berlin. Other roles included Sandra Bloom in the European premiere of Big Fish, young Ursula in Maria ihm schmeckt's nicht (Freilichtspiele Schwäbisch Hall), the title role in The Drowsy Chaperone (Theater Chemnitz) and Maria Magdalena in Jesus Christ Superstar (Revier in Gelsenkirchen). At Theater Bielefeld she played Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, a teenage girl in Lazarus as well as Charlotte in the musical Baby Talk, which was awarded the German Musical Theatre Prize 2020/21 as "Best Revival". Last year she appeared on stage at the Burgfestspiele in Bad Vilbel in Sister Act as Mary Patrick and then at the Staatsoperette Dresden as Luisa in The Fantasticks. Most recently she was hired by the Vereinigte Bühnen Bozen as Sybil in I Feel Love and at the Schlossfestspiele Ettlingen as Polly Peachum in Die Dreigroschenoper.
Cover Admiral / Cover Comedian Harmonist
After taking private singing and acting lessons, Michael Gugel from Freiburg first appeared on stage in 2012 in Pique Dame at the Freiburg Theatre. This was followed by engagements at the Gloria-Theater Bad Säckingen, Musiktheater "Die Schönen", Wallgraben-Theater and Theatergastspiele Fürth, among others. In 2022 he performed in the seven-hour epic Die letzten Tage der Menschheit in Berlin. Michael is also active as a dubbing actor (e. g. Luc in Emily in Paris). In BERLIN BERLIN, Michael is delighted to take on the roles of Resident Director and Cover for Admiral/Comedian Harmonist.
William John Banks
William graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts with an Advanced Diploma and won the Dame Peggy van Praagh Award. He has worked with the West Australian Ballet, Tanzcompagnie Gießen, Ballet Graz, Modern Dance Turkey, Beijing Dance Festival and Tanzkompanie St. Gallen. William has previously performed as a soloist on Broadway in New York and his freelance credits include the London Fashion Week, Warner Bros. Pictures, Sadler’s Wells, Sony Music, Salzburg Festival, Sydney Opera House, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Bollywood, MAC, Victoria & Albert Museum and the Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Choreographically, William creates for theatre and film as well as assists. He is also engaged as an actor and photography model and is motivated by his passionate ability to move between genres within art and entertainment. William loves working in Germany and is looking forward to his production in Berlin with BERLIN BERLIN.
Rebecca Bowers completed her training at the Urdang Academy in London. Her previous dance engagements include Move It (Matt Cole), My Face and Body Awards (Jane McMurtrie), Kaleidoscope and The Beat goes on (Paul Hack), the CDET Awards, Island Cruises and David Morale Golden Era (David Paige). She has also appeared on television (GMTV) as a singer for Jackie Evancho and performed on Britain's Got Talent. She already appeared on stage for BERLIN BERLIN in 2021.
Ensemble / Dance Captain
Thomas Charles appeared on the theatre stage in Blackpool in A Christmas Carol – The Musical (Winter Gardens). Furthermore, he performed at the Classical Brit Awards at the Royal Albert Hall (West Side Story). He accompanied Giovanni Pernice on his This is Me tour, was Dance Captain and Ensemble dancer for Cinderella (Pantomime, Xroads) and performed in the role of Peter in Coppelia (KVN Dance Company). Thomas had the pleasure of being part of the original tour and world premiere of BERLIN BERLIN in 2019/2020. In December 2019 he was featured in the revue’s TV appearance in the Helene Fischer Show (ZDF). He is very excited to be part of the ensemble in the role of Dance Captain this time around.
Jay Albray trained at the Arts Educational Schools London, graduating in 2020. His credits whilst training included Legally Blonde and Freaky Friday. He has also performed at the WhatsOnStage and the Olivier Awards.
Yasmin Tira Grant
Ensemble / Cover Josephine Baker
Yasmin graduated from Wilkes Academy of Performing Arts in 2020. Since her graduation she has continued her training in dance and musical theatre at Runway House, an institution which has been instrumental in getting her where she is today. She has recently performed with renowned hip-hop company „Boy Blue”, where she also trains. BERLIN BERLIN marks Yasmin's professional debut and she is absolutely delighted to be working on this fantastic show.
Sonny trained professionally in Musical Theatre at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts. Since then, his career has taken him to perform in Theatres across Germany, Europe and the UK. Theatre Credits include Tanz der Vampire (German Tour), The Band – Das Musical (German Tour), the Musical 9 to 5 (UK Tour) and Best of Musical Starnights (European Tour). Other professional credits include Beauty and the Beast (QDOS), Children in Need (BBC) and Just Dance (Ubisoft International) among other commercial dance projects. Sonny is thrilled to be returning to Germany once again and is incredibly excited to be part of the Cast of BERLIN BERLIN.
Nancy Harris completed her dance training at the Urdang Academy in London. Her previous engagements include performances in Cinderella at the Richmond Theatre and West End Does: Christmas at Cadogan Hall. She has also previously appeared on television at the Brit Awards (ITV). Nancy is thrilled to be joining the cast of BERLIN BERLIN and is looking forward to the shows.
Swing / Dance Captain
Millie Hood graduated from Bird College as well as Glendale Theatre Arts School in the United Kingdom. She gained her first experience in numerous great productions such as Half A Sixpence (Kilworth House Theatre), Jingle Bell Christmas (The Barbican), Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage (UK Tour) and Sugar - The Workshop (London). Her choreographic engagements include Eunice! A Musical (Stanley Halls) and Halifax Commercial (UK Broadcast 2019/2020).
Millie is looking forward to returning to BERLIN BERLIN in 2022 after performing for the revue in December 2021.
Madeleine Lawton was trained at the Urdang Academy in London. Her theater roles include Brenda and Cover Penny Pingleton in Hairspray at the Coliseum in London, and she performed as part of the ensemble and Jasmine in Aladdin at Manchester Opera House. On television she appeared as a dancer in Snow White (Disney), in the ensemble of Hairspray in The One Show (BBC) and in Britain's Got Talent (ITV). She can also be seen in the music video Self Esteem.
Garrett Tennant trained at both the Laine Theatre Arts dance school south of London and the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London. During his training, he performed as Jack in Into the Woods (LTA Studios). After his graduation, he appeared as part of the Ensemble/Cover Adam and Fernando in Mamma Mia! The Party (London), as a Swing in Mamma Mia! (Novello Theatre), as part of the Ensemble in Mamma Mia! (UK & International Tour), as Bruce in Matilda The Musical (Cambridge Theatre), as Jack in Finding Neverland (Curve Theatre, Leicester) and as the Workhouse Kid in Oliver! (Palace Theatre, Manchester).