Robert Tripolino

Robert Tripolino

Robert graduated from the Victorian College of Arts in 2011 with a Bachelor of Musical Theatre (2011) after training at the Sandra Clack Ballet Centre, Geelong.

Credits include: West Side Story (The Production Company), La Cage Aux Folles (The Production Company) Pirates of Penzance (The Production Company), The Addams Family (Newtheatricals), A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (GFO), lead vocalist with the John Farnham Band under the direction of Chong Lim, Candice McQueen: Nasty! (Greenroom award for Cabaret Production, Greenroom nomination for Cabaret Musical Director).

Television credits include Channel Ten’s drama series Mr & Mrs Murder and ABC’s Upper Middle Bogan.

In 2014, Robert composed the score to Guilty Pleasures which played Melbourne (Chapel Off Chapel) and Sydney (The Hayes Theatre) and will now play Brisbane’s Powerhouse Theatre in October. He also composed and produced DreamSong which played at Theatreworks as part of the 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Robert recently starred in Ned – An Ordinary Man. An Extraordinary Legend (City of Greater Bendigo) and will appear in the feature film Holding The Man.

Rob is currently starring as OMAR in the Australian stage production of Disney’s Aladdin.

Robert Tripolino

Trained at Victorian College of the Arts (BA Music Theatre)
Studied intense classical ballet for 7 years under supervision of Nina Osipyan
Composed music to “Dreamsong”. Performed by 3rd Year Music Theatre Students at VCA

Television

UPPER MIDDLE BOGAN
Role: BJ. Dir: Wayne Hope & Tony Martin, ABC TV 2014
MR & MRS MURDER
Role: Jim Morrison. Dir: Daniel Nettheim, Network TEN 2013

Film

HOLDING THE MAN
Role: Anthony Caleo (Older). Dir: Neil Armfield, HTM Productions Pty Ltd 2014
EMO: THE MUSICAL

Role: Isaac. Dir: Neil Triffett, Matthewswood Productions 2014

Theatre

ALADDIN
Role: Omar. Dir: Casey Nicholaw, The Walt Disney Company (Australia) Pty Ltd 2016
WEST SIDE STORY
Role: Chino. Dir: Jerome Robbins, The Production Company 2015
NED – AN ORDINARY MAN. AN EXTRAORDINARY LEGEND
Role: Dan. Dir: Gary Young, City of Greater Bendigo 2015
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
Role: Jean-Michel. Dir: Dean Bryant, The Production Company 2014
CALVIN BERGER – A MUSICAL
Role: Matt. Dir: Casey Gould, Melbourne Theatre Company 2014
THIRD WORLD BLUES
Role: Jamie. Dir: Margot Fenley, Company Eleven 2014
DREAMSONG
Creative. Dir: Dean Bryant, Red Heifer Productions 2014
CANDICE McQUEEN: NASTY!
Vocalist / Musical Arrangement. Dir: Spanky & Jonah Klein, Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2014
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
EnsembleDir: Jerry Zaks, Newtheatricals, 2013
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
Ensemble. Dir: Dean Bryant, The Production Company 2013
GAYBIES
Role: Robin. Dir: Daniel Clarke, Melbourne Theatre Company 2013
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
Ensemble. Dir: Simon Phillips, Gordon Frost Organisation 2012

At The Victorian College Of The Arts

WEST SIDE STORY
Role: Chino. Dir: Martin Croft, VCA 2011
CITY OF ANGELS
Role: Jimmy Powers. Dir: Gary Young, VCA 2011
DREAMSONG
Creative (Composer). Dir: Michael Gurr, VCA 2011
SPRING AWAKENING
Role: Georg. Dir: Tom Healey, VCA 2010

Corporate Work

THE GEELONG COLLEGE 150th CELEBRATION BALL
Lead Vocalist for The John Farnham Band. Chong Lim, 2011

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