Roger Boake

Actor, Extra, Singer, TV Presenter, Radio Presenter

Quebec, Canada
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Good Times Bad Times (Led Zeppelin cov.)

01Good Times Bad Times (Led Zeppelin cov.)
02Magic Carpet Ride (Steppenwolf cover)
03Life in the Fast Lane (Eagles cover)
04Every Breath You Take (Police cover)
05Come Together (Beatles cover)
06Avalon (Roxy Music cover)
07Gimme Shelter (Stones cover)
08Born Under a Bad Sign (Cream cover)
09Mr. Tambourine Man (Byrds cover)

Physical Details

Height:
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Waist:
81 cm / 32 in
Weight:
75 kg / 165 lbs
Eye color:
Blue
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Grey
Chest:
101 cm / 40 in
Hair length:
Medium
Skin color:
White
Hair type:
Wavy

Credits & experience

2018
  • Laugh On: Roles of Host/Bond/Dr. Woo/Starr in musical farce produced by Dundas County Players
2017
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer : Cameo role of Doc in musical produced by Greely Players
2014
  • Messe Solonelle (Ste-Cecile)/Gounod : Guest tenor soloist in rehearsed performance produced by CAMMAC
2013
  • 12 Angry Men/Rose : Principal role of Juror #9 in play produced by R.A.P.A.
2012
  • Seaway Valley Singers : baritone soloist in Spring Concert
  • Guys 'n' Dolls/Loesser : Stage Director, Costume/Set co-Designer, Properties Designer & Sound Effects Designer in musical produced by N.G.C.C.
2011
  • Rocky Road : Lead Singer in 5-piece classic rock/blues band
  • The Reluctant Resurrection of Sherlock Holmes/Belke : Assistant Stage Manager in play produced by Dundas County Players
  • The Mollycoddlers/Corrigan : Supporting role of Chadwick in play produced by Dundas County Players
2010
  • Hotbed Hotel/Parker : Principal role of Sam Lewis in play produced by Dundas County Players
2004
  • La chauve-souris/Strauss : Cameo role of Ali Bey in operetta produced by Théâtre lyrique de Hull
2003
  • La veuve joyeuse/Léhar : Cameo role of Pristich in operetta produced by Théâtre lyrique de Hull
2001
  • La veuve/Lavallée : Properties Manager in operetta produced by Théâtre lyrique de Hull
1996
  • A Chorus of Disapproval/Aykbourne : Supporting role of Ted (also Peachum) in musical produced by Ottawa Little Theatre
  • Vaudeville: The Musical/Carruth : Cameo roles of Mr. Audubon & Sigfreid in musical produced by GOYA Theatre Productions
  • Prince of Peace/Hellum : recorded voice of Newscaster in musical produced by Freedom Opera Company
  • And the Winner Is.../Gould & McGovern : Supporting role of Amanda's Father in musical produced by JCC Theatreworks
1995
  • How the Other Half Loves/Ayckbourn : Principal role of Frank in play produced by A.C.T.S.
  • The Nerd/Shue : Principal role of Willum in play produced by A.C.T.S.
1994
  • OKLAHOMA!/Rodgers & Hammerstein : Principal role of Curly in musical produced by Greely Players
1991
  • La péricole/Offenbach : Cameo role of deuxième notaire in operetta produced by Théâtre lyrique de Hull

Acting

Acting experience

Previous unpaid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • French

Accents
  • Canadian

THEATRE TRAINING:

Actor’s Workshop from Terry Green, 2014

Dramaturgy Workshop from Lorne Purdy, 2012

Stage Director’s Workshop from Lorne Purdy, 2011

Adult Acting Course, Ottawa Little Theatre, 1996

Acting Techniques I Course, Ottawa School of Speech & Drama, 1994

Introduction to Theatre course, Drama Department, University of Ottawa, 1990-91


ROLES IN COMMUNITY THEATRE (Roles in musical theatre and operettas listed in Music Experience section):

Principal role of Roger in Laugh On, produced by Dundas County Players, 2018

Supporting role of Juror #9 in 12 Angry Men/Rose, produced by Russell Association of Performing Arts, 2013

Supporting role of Chadwick in The Mollycoddlers/Corrigan, produced by Dundas County Players, 2011

Principal role of Sam Lewis in Hotbed Hotel/Parker produced by Dundas County Players, 2010

Principal role of Frank in How the Other Half Loves/Ayckbourn produced by A.C.T.S., 1995

Principal role of Willum in The Nerd/Shue produced by A.C.T.S., 1995

I have done background work in
Feature Films:
Z, 2016 (stand-in actor)
The Preacher's Confession, 2015
Obsessed on Campus, 2014
Natalie, 2014
The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom, 2013
The Girl He Met Online, 2013
To Tell the World, 2013

Television Series:
The Best Laid Plans, 2013
Butch Patterson: Private Dick, 2000

Industrial Videos:
Elections Canada, 2004
Health Canada, 1993

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Country

Influences: Robert Plant, Gary Wright, John Lennon, Brian Ferry, John Kaye, Roy Orbison, Joe Cocker, David Clayton-thomas, Harry Nilsson, Paul Rodgers, Simon Le Bon, Sting, Bono, Jack Bruce

MUSIC TRAINING:

Vocal coaching from Leslie Rohonczy, 2013; Rob Clarot, 2013; Geneviève Proulx, 2013; Sophie de Cruz, 2012; Jan Simons, 1995-98

Voice lessons from Dillon Parmer, Sylvie Chapdelaine, Maria Pellegrini, Jacques Fortin, Ruth Barrie, Lawrence Ewashko, 1991-1999; Ken Nielsen, 1976-1977

Adjudicated performances in Song Interpretation, G.& S. Operetta, & Musical Theatre at Ottawa Kiwanis Music Festival, 1998

University of Ottawa Vocal Academy by Ingmar Korjus & Sandra Graham, participant, 1997

Voice Training Workshop (5-days) by David Miller, Oberon College, sponsored by N.A.T.S. Ottawa, participant, 1996

Solfege, Music Theory, Music History courses from Music Department., University of Ottawa, 1990-91

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE:

Guest tenor soloist in CAMMAC-Ottawa’s rehearsed performance of Gounod’s Messe Solennelle (Ste-Cecilia), 2014

Lead singer with Rocky Road, 5-piece classic rock/blues band, 2011-2013

Roles in musicals, operettas, & operas in community theatre productions:
Cameo role of Doc in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer produced by Greely Players, 2017

Cameo role of Ali Bey in La chauve-souris/Strauss produced by Théâtre lyrique de Hull, 2004

Cameo roles of Mr. Audubon & Sigfreid in Vaudeville: The Musical/Carruth produced by GOYA Theatre Productions, 2003

Cameo role of Pristich in La veuve joyeuse/Léhar produced by Théâtre lyrique de Hull, 2003

Supporting role of Ted (also Peachum) in A Chorus of Disapproval/Aychbourn produced by Ottawa Little Theatre, 1999

Voice (recorded) of Newscaster in The Prince of Peace/Hellum produced by Freedom Opera Company, 1996

Supporting role of Amanda’s father in And the Winner Is…/Gould & McGovern produced by JCC Theatreworks, 1996

Principal role of Jupiter in Orphée aux enfers/Offenbach (scene excerpt), CAMMAC Opera Workshop, 1995

Principal role of Alidoro in Cinderella/Rossini (scene excerpt), produced by CAMMAC Opera Workshop, 1994

Principal role of Curly McLean in OKLAHOMA!/Rodgers & Hammerstein produced by Greely Players, 1994

Principal role of Bob in The Old Maid & the Thief/Menotti, (scene excerpt), CAMMAC Opera Workshop, 1993

Principal role of Papageno in The Magic Flute/Mozart (scene excerpt), CAMMAC Opera Workshop, 1992

Cameo role of deuxième notaire in La périchole/Offenbach produced by Théâtre lyrique de Hull, 1991

Ensemble roles in:
Ruddygore/Gilbert & Sullivan, 2001; Patience/Gilbert & Sullivan, 1993 produced by Savoy Society of Ottawa

Monsieur Choufleuri/Offenbach, 2005, 1998; Les Cloches de Corneville/Planquette, 2002; La Belle Hélène/Offenbach, 2000; La Fille du tambour-major/Offenbach, 1999; Barbe-Bleue/Offenbach, 1997; La Fille de Madame Angot/Lecocq, 1995; Amahl ou les Visiteurs du soir/Menotti, 1996, 1995 produced by Théâtre lyrique de Gatineau/Hull

Aida/Verdi produced by Opera Lyra Ottawa, 2001

Guys ‘n’ Dolls/Loesser produced by Orpheus Musical Theatre Society, 1994

Former choir member with Capital City Chorus (barbershop-style), University of Ottawa Choir, The Canadian Centennial Choir, Calixa Lavallée, Ottawa Choral Society, University of Calgary Choir, Choeur de Domaine Forget (Ste-Irénée, P.Q.)

Presenting

Languages
  • English
  • French

Accents
  • Canadian

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