Ben is the lead vocalist and musical arranger of The 60 Four, where he scales the vocal heights of Frankie Valli, giving the group their distinct sound.
Ben, 22, has many years of performance experience. His training has taken him around Australia, to Hong Kong, Paris and to London where has performed in the West End and The Royal Albert Hall. His musical theatre credits include Pirates of Penzance (Frederic), Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus) and Barnum (P.T Barnum). Opera credits with the State Opera of South Australia include Cloudstreet! (Lon Lamb), Carmen and La Bohemé. Drama credits include the self-produced one man play, Private Peaceful, which won the Theatre Association of South Australia’s ‘DramatiCAL’ awards of Best Drama and Best Youth Actor. Other credits with Independent Theatre include Peter and Alice (Peter Pan), Amadeus (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart), A Song To Sing, O (George Grossmith), Brideshead Revisited (Sebastien Flyte), Don Carlos (Prince Carlos) and Old Wicked Songs (Stephan Hoffman).
Ben also regularly sings at corporate functions across South Australia with Ding Productions and has shared the stage with Rachel Beck, Amity Dry and Charmaine Jones. Off stage, Ben’s accolades include director, musical director, orchestral conductor, producer and writer. Ben recently musically directed the South Australian premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Pelican Productions’ staging of Chicago at the Thebarton Theatre. While still at school, Ben founded Promise Adelaide to support emerging musical theatre performers and provided opportunities for over 100 young performers while raising over $20,000 for charity organisations.
Ben has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism/Creative Writing) from Griffith University and is currently studying a Masters of Communication at the University of South Australia. He is also a vocal teacher at Adelaide Theatre Academy.
Lachlan, 23, is a founding member of The 60 Four.
He wasn’t so much introduced to the world performing arts, as born into it. With family ties in opera, dance and the backstage world of theatre, Lachlan grew familiar with the stage from a very young age.
His credits include many lead roles with Adelaide Youth Theatre including: Peter Pan in Peter Pan, Aladdin in Aladdin, The Pirate King in Pirates of Penzance, Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar and Riff in West Side Story. His training and performing have taken him on three overseas tours, to places such as London, Hong Kong, Paris and New York. He has also had occasional professional roles including Different Fields (SINGular Productions, 2010).
Lachlan has a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from Flinders University, where he is currently finishing his honours year. He has been loving the process of learning to become an actor and looks forward to working full time in the performance industry. Lachlan is a keen musician playing keys/synths in local Adelaide act SODA, and writing/playing bass with fellow 60 Four member Kyle Hall.
Kyle, 24, is also a founding member of The 60 Four. He grew up in Adelaide South Australia, where he first found his love for music and performing.
He has played numerous principal roles for theatrical companies including: Adelaide Youth Theatre, Independent Theatre and Pelican Productions. Credits include: Peter Pan in Peter Pan, Charlie Brown in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Frederic in Pirates of Penzance and Action in West Side Story.
In 2014, Kyle won an Australian wide musical theatre competition with JOIP Productions and was given the opportunity to fly to New York and attend The Broadway Dance Centre. Kyle is a passionate songwriter/ producer. Kyle was the vocalist, guitarist and co songwriter in Runaway Weekend, a pop/rock band, which took him on two national tours, one in support of Chase Atlantic, a Los Angeles based band, and the other a headline tour in support of their debut EP, ‘Déjà Vu’. More recently, Kyle has released several tracks under Kyle Charles Hall, and released his solo EP earlier this year.
Kyle is his third and final year of a Bachelor of Music Theatre at the Western Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). He chalks up a few flying miles to continue to perform with The 60 Four and is also responsible for choreographing the shows.
Finnegan, 19, is the newest addition to The 60 Four.
Finnegan’s stage credits include: (TML Enterprises) Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as ‘Jeremy Potts’, (Emma Knights productions) The Sound of Music as ‘Rolf’. He was also part of The 60 Four for the 2020 Adelaide Fringe Festival Season.
Finnegan is currently studying at Patrick School of The Arts in Melbourne under the direction of Andrew Hallsworth.