Feature Act available for hire, based in New South Wales
A successful keynote speaker and businessman, Darryl is also a multi-awarded performer who has been wowing corporate, theatrical and event audiences for over 20 years. A skillful MC who can also perform a diverse repertoire from opera to musical theatre and contemporary classics is a sure-fire way to keep your guests well entertained.
Extremely versatile, Darryl is a Keynote Speaker and an MC/Solo performer. As an MC, Darryl takes the stage singing The Toreador’s song from the opera Carmen. A dynamic and thoroughly unique way to begin an event, this instantly captures audience attention and sets the tone for an exciting evening! At an appropriate moment in the evening, Darryl can perform a solo show encompassing musical theatre show-stoppers and operatic arias. Drawing on a vast operatic and musical theatre repertoire, this passionate and award-winning performer delivers a truly stand-out event.
AUSTRALIAN EVENT AWARDS ‘ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR’ 2012
Best known for his portrayal of Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar (for which he won NZ’s ‘Rising Star’ Award and an Australian MO Award nomination) he also appeared in Les Miserables, Chess and alongside Sarah Brightman in The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Well respected in the rock arena he has performed with original members of Split Enz and the NZ Symphony Orchestra and toured with rock legend Glenn Shorrock performing the music of Lennon & McCartney in ‘Let it Be’. He has made numerous concert and television performances.
Darryl is the co-creator of the worlds’ most successful corporate entertainment act ‘The Three Waiters’.
He also created two-time ‘Entertainer of the Year’ nominee ‘The Leading Men’ and in 2012 was himself awarded The Australian Event Awards ‘Entertainer of the Year’ for his corporate entertainment father-daughter duo he performs with his 13 year old daughter Harmony.
Regarded as one of the finest voices of his generation and drawing on experience from a career spanning two decades, this powerful, charismatic multi-awarded performer will deliver a truly stand-out event!
"Darryl was amazing, brilliant and world class. Everybody is raving that it’s the best Export Awards ever." Catherine Mullane. NZ Export Awards
"The stunning outdoor post-dinner show you performed for AON insurance under the Northern Territory sky, left every person breathless – simply superb!" Steve Rawlins. MD, DMP Marketing