Adam Garcia has been cast to play Prince Charming in Cinderella at Ipswich Regent Theatre from 14th-31st December.
After training at Kerry & Glenn Dumbrells’ Capital Performance Studios in Sydney, David Atkins & Dein Perry kindly offered Adam a slight detour from the pursuit of biological sciences by taking him touring around Australia with the musical Hot Shoe Shuffle. The show carried him to London where he decided to pursue a career on the West End. Success came in playing Doody in Grease and Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever (Olivier Nomination), Chip in The ENO’s On The Town, Fiyero in the multi-award winning Wicked, and Bill Calhoun in Kiss Me Kate (Olivier Nom).
Adam has also appeared in plays: Young Al in Birdy & Tyler in Where Do We Live. More recently he played The Artilleryman in Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds & as Lord Amadis in The Winter’s Tale for the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company alongside Dame Judi Dench and Sir Kenneth Branagh. He then went to Australia to star as Don Lockwood in Singin’ In The Rain before returning to London to create Skinner/Gardener in the world premier of Kevin Elyot’s final play Twilight Song at the Park Theatre & to the West End to portray Father Karras in The Exorcist.
In 1999 Adam returned to Australia to portray the lead role of Sean in Dein Perry’s feature film Bootmen, before performing as the lead dancer in Dein Perry’s Tribute to Industry section for the 2000 Sydney Olympics Games Opening Ceremony and in 2010 Adam headed up Tap Dogs in Sydney & London
Adam’s feature film credits include Murder on the Orient Express, Coyote Ugly, Riding in Cars with Boys, Love’s Brother, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Every Emotion Costs, Standing Still and Nativity 3.
On television he is soon to appear in Agatha Raisin III and other credits include Dr Who, Miss Marple, Hawthorn, Perception, House, Flight Of The Conchords, 30 Seconds, Britannia High, Threesome and was most recently seen on ABC TV’s award winning drama The Code & NBC’s Camp & Nat Geo’s Genius
Adam was also a judge on two seasons of Dancing With The Stars Australia for the Seven Network and four seasons of Sky 1 UK’s Got To Dance.
For more information or to book tickets to see Cinderella at the Ipswich Regent visit ipswichtheatres.co.uk.