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Bert La Bonte

Bert is one of Australia’s leading men of stage. He is currently performing in his Helpmann Award-nominated role of Mafala in The Book of Mormon. He was also recently nominated for a Green Room award for his Body of Work. He is known for a variety of shows across the country, including LungsI Am a Miracle, Birdland, Timeshare, The Good Person of Szechwan, Let’s Get It On, When I Fall in Love: The Nat King Cole Story, The Mountaintop (Green Room Award-nominee), and was an original cast member of Rupert (MTC and Washington US Tour). Bert recently performed in STC’s All My Sons and GFO’s Dreamlover. Bert was also proud to be part of the Dreamlover Australian Cast recording. Other theatre credits include Theramene in Bell Shakespeare’s Phedre Elling, Clybourne Park, Next to Normal, A Behanding in Spokane, Richard III, The HypocriteDon Juan in Soho, Madwoman of Chaillot, Tom Foolery, and A Female of the Species, for MTC. The Grenade - STC 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (nomination for Helpmann Award), MTC/STC, Much Ado About Nothing, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Essential Theatre. Musical theatre credits include a production of An Officer and a Gentleman (Helpmann Award-winner), Chess, Kismet, Grey GardensPippin,Full MontyJesus Christ Superstar, Showboat, and Guys and Dolls. Film credits include Animal Kingdom, Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Rats and Cats, Evil Never DiesSalem’s Lot, The Cook, and The Pugilist at Rest! Television credits include Winners and Losers, Upper Middle BoganSeaPatrol IV, Wilfred II, LowdownNeighbours, Good Guys Bad Guys, Blue Heelers, Simone De Beauvoir’s Babies, Backberner, Flipper, City Homicide, and Bogan Pride.

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