Impersonator available for hire, based in Victoria
Peter Harrington Olsen, is an exceptional and multi-skilled performer who since graduating from Dance World 301, has enjoyed a versatile career. Broadening and enhancing his experience with many exciting projects Nationally and Internationally spanning well over two decades, all the while being immersed and inspired by The King Of Pop, Michael Jackson.
From the early age of 7, Peter vividly remembers purchasing his very first copy of 'Beat It' on cassette tape. Never looking back, he then tried to imitate MJ's dance steps. From how he could moonwalk across the stage with effortless ease to the way he could encapsulate his audiences with his canary-like vocals, second to none.
Peter fronted the Melbourne based dance group 'Dirty Laundry' from 2004 until 2011, where he was able to show case his talents on and off stage, ranging from song-writing, song-producing and sequencing, which led the group to Top 20 on The Australian Dance ARIA chart with 6 of their pop hits.
Choreographically his list of corporate and commercial clients include: Kylie & Dannii Minogue, Tina Arena, Jessica Mauboy, Deni Hines, Sophie Monk. Toni Pearen, Jimmy Barnes, Macy Gray, BMW, British Airways, The Edelstein's Wedding 'Winter Wonderland Show', Fashion Aid 08/09 just to name a few.
Some of his numerous TV credits include: Dancing with the Stars, Hey Hey it's Saturday, Carols By Candlelight and The Good Friday Appeal.
Peter is also a professional actor with credits in a diverse range of television programs including: Raw FM, Channel 31, Full Frontal, The Feds and Neighbours. He then moved to the big screen with the Australian feature film 'Queen of the Damned.'
Prestigiously, Peter has enjoyed unforgettable experiences in the theatre world. Most recent accolades include: Hairspray The Musical, The Pyjama Game, Dirty Dancing, Saturday Night Fever, Footloose, Grease The Arena Spectacular, Oh What A Night, and had the honour of performing in the Australasian tours of Fame The Musical, where he graced the stage in the lead role of 'Tyrone.'
Over the years he had the pleasure of working along-side Australian choreographers including Kelly Abbey, Alana Scanlan, Tony Bartuccio, The Late Ross Coleman, Jason Coleman and William A Forsyth.
Peter is also in demand as a model and works commercially in the fashion industry with clients such as NIKE, Ecko, Calvin Klein, Bonds, Windsor Smith, Versace and MYER. He has also lent his choreographic/directional skills with fashion weeks in Melbourne, Sydney and the R.A.Q Awards in QLD.
His athletic abilities enabled him to be a proud member of the Wickid Force Breakers. From 2001 to 2004 they were winners and gold medalists at the Australasian X-Games.
Peter feels priviledged to be doing what he loves. Michael Jackson has been the main influence leading him to this point in his fruitful career. By paying homage to Michael Jackson and being one of the most sort-after impersonators throughout the last two decades, and with this enthusiasm, he continues to work professionally with an ethic uniquely his.