Kristian Lavercombe

Riff Raff

Kristian Lavercombe

Kristian has performed in the Rocky Horror Show nearly a thousand times. Most notably for the UK’s 40th Anniversary Tour, the New Zealand and Asian Tours, and also the recent Australian Tour - where he performed alongside the shows creator and original Riff Raff - Richard O’Brien.

Aside from Rocky Horror, Kristian has had leading roles in over 30 professional productions. Highlights include:  ‘Jesus’ in Jesus Christ Superstar (Auckland Theatre Company), ‘Bobby Strong’ in Urinetown (Downstage Theatre), ‘Leaf Coneybear’ in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Auckland Theatre Company), ‘Dodger’ in Oliver! (The Court Theatre), ‘Puck’ in Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream (Christchurch Arts Festival) and ‘The Dark Lady’ in the New Zealand tour of This Holy Fire of Love (New Zealand Symphony Orchestra).

Other shows include: Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Amy’s View, The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Complete Works of Shakespeare - Abridged, Skylight, Antony and Cleopatra, Alice, Caesar and Cleopatra, Mother Courage, The Queen and I (Court Theatre), My First Time  (Fortune Theatre), Rent (Auckland Musical Theatre), The Wizard Of Oz (Peach Theatre) Hushabye Mountain (Auckland International Comedy Festival), Amadeus (Theatre Alive), The Fantasticks (CAN Professional Theatre), Sinbad (The Actors Company) and ‘Tarquin’ in the TV series Dark Knight (Palana Productions).

Kristian has recently finished writing a rock-musical with television and musical star Craig McLachlan.

You can find out more via his website or you can follow him on Twitter @lavercombe.