We welcome the super talented Ben Mingay to the ABN!
Ben grew up in the working class “steel town” of Newcastle, Australia. Originally a
construction worker, who wrote songs and fronted rock bands at night, Ben stumbled
into the world of theatre when he was asked to audition for and won a scholarship to
the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music. He was then spotted by the head vocal coach
of Opera Australia and went on to study Opera Voice at the Sydney Conservatorium
of Music . In 2004, Ben originated the role of ‘BILLY KOSTECKI’ in the smash hit
stage version of DIRTY DANCING and has since performed in every English speaking
production of Dirty Dancing including the World Premier(Australian/New Zealand
Tour), West End Premier(London), North American Premier(Toronto) and the U.S
Other credits include: Papageno, Leporello, The Mikado, Pirate King, Berger(Hair) and
roles on several Australian TV dramas.