Jonathan Chan

professional singer

 

Based in Sydney, Jonathan started his business in 2000 and has continued to develop an outstanding reputation providing singing services to the wedding, funeral and corporate entertainment industries ever since.  As a professionally trained singer/actor he has also performed all over Australia and internationally with an extensive list of credits in Theatre, Film and Television.  

 

You can find Jonathan's full biography below.

Official Biography

Jonathan trained at The University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Performance - Theatre).  He has since worked extensively all over the country and internationally for over 15 years.

He most recently appeared in the 2016 National Tour of Monkey Baa Theatre Company’s The Peasant Prince – The True Story of Mao’s Last Dancer (Dia/Techer Xiao/Consul Zhang) touring to 38 theatres.  Previous to this, Jonathan performed in London for several years where he appeared in the West End production of It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman (Father Ling); the critically acclaimed production of The Last Days of Limehouse (Stanley Lim) for Yellow Earth Theatre; Turandot Reimagined (Madarin/Timur) for the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth and Tete-a-Tete Opera Festival; and the immersive theatre sensation, The Secret Island (Uncle Huat).

Previous Australian theatre credits include The King & I with The Production Company; the National Tour of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Masahiro/Father); the NSW regional tour of Jungle Bungle (Oliver); and National Tours of Futures, Face Values, Once Upon a Stage and Take Off for the Australian Theatre of the Deaf.  Jonathan originated the role of Nam Tram in Honey: A Play with Music (Nam Tran), an adaptation of Bryce Courtney’s Smoky Joe's Café, which received the 2007 GLUG award for Best New Australian play.  Other credits include Dragon Ball for the 2013 Sydney Chinese New Year Festival; the Australian premiere of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival hit Crab House: A Bloody Musical (Marty/Vernon); host for The Wiggles Character Shows; Santa’s Kingdom (Myron True Love); Seussical the Musical (Mayor of Whoville); A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Hero) and Flower Drum Song (Wang San).

Television appearances include Wok (UK), TFI Friday (Channel 4, UK); Old School (ABC) where he starred opposite Sam Neill and Bryan Brown; Hamster Wheel (ABC); Logie nominated TV series’ The Ronnie Johns Half Hour series 1 and 2 (Channel 10); and numerous TV Commercials for Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Singapore and Hong Kong. 

With a passion for new and upcoming work, Jonathan has been involved with the creative development of many works.  These include: Li Cunxin’s The Peasant Prince (Dia/Teacher Xiao/Consul Zhang) with Monkey Baa Productions; Turandot Reimagined, UK (Mandarin/Timur); Shells for Yellow Earth Theatre, UK; Universally Speaking for Theatre 503, UK; Guy Noble's Karaoke the Musical (Flynn) and A Quiet Night in Rangoon (Pluto) with Parramatta Riverside Theatres' Breakout Program.

Jonathan has worked internationally with the acclaimed Opera act sensation The Three Waiters and worked in residence at The Venetian, Macau as a principal artist.