Hunk / Scarecrow
Eli studied at The Victorian College Of The Arts Secondary School, graduating as School Captain, with a Premier’s Award for Excellence in Dance. Upon graduating, he joined Princess Cruises working as a dancer on several of their ships, before returning to study Professional Development of Musical Theatre, under Andrew Hallsworth, at Patrick Studios Australia. After numerous dance credits across many facets of the entertainment industry as well as touring Asia as a swing on the children’s theatre production Thomas and The Hidden Treasure for Smile Live, Eli made his professional musical theatre debut in Grease for GFO, playing the role of Eugene and understudying the role of Doody. He then went on to be in the Original Australian Company of Matilda for RSC/ Louise Withers as Ensemble/ Understudy Rudolpho, and most recently as Ensemble/ Dance Captain for Mad About Theatre’s inaugural production of Chicago. Eli would like to thank his family and friends, the cast, crew and creatives and his agent, Emma Raciti, for their unwavering love and support.