Sam O'Rourke

Sam O'Rourke

Overview

Sam is originally from Stoke-on-Trent and just graduated from The Arts Educational Schools London. Whilst at drama school his roles included; Agent Cod in 'Catch Me If You Can' and Bobby Child in 'Crazy For You'. Sam was also a soloist on BBC Radio 2's 'Friday Night is Music Night - We Could Be Heroes' with the BBC Concert Orchestra. Sam went straight on to playing the role of Gideon in 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' at Regents Park Theatre after graduating. He has since performed in the UK Tour of 'The Smallest Show on Earth',  'Mrs Henderson Presents' in the West End and most recently as  Buggins/cover Arthur Kipps in 'Half a Sixpence' in the West End. Sam is currently workshopping the new musical 'The Dreamers.'

Characteristics

  • Height: 5' 10 (178cm)
  • Playing Age: 18 - 25
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Hair Colour: Blonde
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Appearance: White

Theatre

The Dreamers, Clarence, James Beeny & Gina Georgio, Jean-Pierre Van De Spuy & Lee Proud

Half a Sixpence, Buggins/cover Arther Kipps, Cameron Mackintosh Ltd/West End, (director: Rachel Kavanaugh)

Half a Sixpence, Buggins/cover Arthur Kipps, Chichester Festival Theatre (director: Rachel Kavanaugh)

Mrs Henderson Presents, Ensemble/1st cover Bertie, Michael Harrison Ents, (director: Terry Johnson)

The Smallest Show on Earth, Tom Fazackalee, Runaway Entertainment, (director: Thom Southerland)

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Gideon, Regents Park Theatre, (director: Rachel Kavanaugh)

Crazy for You, Bobby Child, Arts Ed, (director: Cameron Wenn)

Catch Me If You Can, Agent Cod, Arts Ed, (director: Paul Foster)

Snow White And The Seven Dwarves, Dancer/Understudy Muddles and Prince, UK Productions (director: Chris Pizzey)

Buds, Dancer, ArtsEd (director: Tom Jackson Greaves)

Ruddigore, Richard, ArtsEd (director: Ian Good)

The Laurence Olivier Awards, Choir (director: David Charles Abell)

The English Heritage Angel Awards, Soloist (director: Andrew Lloyd Webber)

Assassins, John Wilkes Booth, ASSASSINS, ArtsEd (director: Benet Catty)

Music

Beautiful To Me, Lead guy (Olly Murs music video)

Recordings

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Gideon, Regents Park Theatre (director Rachel Kavanaugh)