Swing & Jazz available for hire, based in New South Wales
Patou Powell has been the supporting voice for many of Australia’s top
recording artists including Kylie Minogue, James Freud, Jenny Morris, Max Q and Margaret Urlich to name a few.
A prolific performer, he has fronted many successful bands in Australia including Club Ska, Lovetown, Ten Wedge and Neptune St, all have led to international supports from Queen to James Brown.
An accomplished singer, he began his theatrical career during the early 70's in the UK as Martin Luther King in Freedom, and with the role of Judas in Godspell. A recording artist through most of the 80's and 90's he continued to pursue his love of acting and his Australian theatre credits have ranged from independent productions to national tours.
His musical productions include the Australian and New Zealand tour of The Buddy Holly Story (1994), The Motown Story (1994), and the Dispensary Theatre's Hemp – The Illicit Musical (1997). His long time connection with Sydney's Belvoir Street Theatre includes The Oracle (1991), feature roles in four of the six short works that made up the critically acclaimed Women in Shorts (1997) and Edmond (1998). Other dramatic roles include the Pilgrim Theatre's Working (1995), and most recently as Stephano in the 2000 Shakespeare in the Park production of The Carribean Tempest.