This summer Mark Dickinson is playing both Jaques and Charles in the ASC productions ‘As You Like It’. He has received some outstanding reviews for his “solid” (The Age) performance including the credit of being “one of our finest Music Theatre Performers. There doesn’t seem to be anything he can’t do and that glorious voice if always a joy” (Stage Whispers).
Before Mark found his way to the ASC stage he spent 8 years living and working in London and his theatrical credits include Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Disney’s High School Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone and Les Miserables. Mark’s most notable Australian role is Dr Brian Ironwood, the face of Beyond Blue’s Mantherapy campaign. Mark also played the role of Claudius in ASC’s production of Hamlet, Col Ricci in Passion, Dan in Next To Normal, John Wilkes Booth in Assassins, Molokov in CHESS, Lt Brannigan in Guys And Dolls, Mike Kirkeby in Promises, Promises, Gus in CATS and Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.
Australian film and television credits include the soon to be released Stories I Want To Tell You In Person by Lally Katz (ABC TV), House Husbands (Ch9), Ned (feature), South Pacific (feature), Digital Memory (short), The Damnation of Harvey McHugh (ABC TV).
We sat down with Mark to ask him a few quick questions about his career, performance in As You Like It and what is next for him!
Looking at your biography, you have a huge range of shows up your sleeve, from Les Mis to High School Musical. What parts do you prefer to play?
Yes, I’ve been very lucky with the diverse range of roles I have played. For a long time, I’ve been considered for […]