Christopher Scalzo

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Originally from Melbourne, Chris relocated to Sydney upon receipt of a scholarship to train at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Chris has been touring with the remarkable Wicked company since 2011.  Before Wicked, Chris toured Australia in the Original Cast of the Des McAnuff-directed stage epic, Dr Zhivago (GFO/Anita Waxman). Other major theatre credits include creating the role of Aloysius in the Darren Gilshenan-directed The Chaos Fairy (Monkey Baa), The Pirates of Penzance (Opera Australia), The Newsboy in Jekyll and Hyde (TML) and Adam Guettel’s Floyd Collins (Meredith Shaw).

Before starting at NIDA, Chris toured the USA with the original cast of Frank and Bryant’s The Silver Donkey (Echelon), also playing Off-Broadway at the York Theatre Company. His voice can be heard on the cast recordings for both The Silver Donkeyand The Chaos Fairy. Chris is a regular performer at concert and corporate events including the Annual Cabaret Showcase, Showqueen, Hats Off! (Oz Showbiz Cares) and the NSW Premier’s Concerts. He was part of Gavin Creel’s music video debut Make Some Noise, shot on location in NYC with profits going to Broadway Impact.

On television he has been seen in Neighbours, Blue Heelers, Wicked Science, Legacy of the Silver Shadow, Guinevere Jones, Thunderstone, Carols by Candlelight and Sunrise. A proud Equity member since 1999, Chris thanks his loving family and friends for their incredible support. He is currently working on his debut solo EP – stay tuned!