M.M.T.A (Member of the music Teacher's Association of NSW - Full Member) B.A.(Hons) Theatre Arts
John Garvin trained in the UK at Bretton Hall Academy for Performance Arts where he obtained a BA (Hons) in Music Theatre Arts in 1991. In 1994, John took the lead role of Buddy Holly in the original West End musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story playing at the Victoria Palace and Strand theatres in London. The show was an International smash hit and remains the most successful rock’n’roll musical of all time. John went on to play numerous lead roles in British theatre before embarking on an international television and film career, working as a screenwriter and actor in Los Angeles (Sanctum, James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D). After relocating to Sydney in 2009, John directed the Australian production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at the Lyric Theatre and subsequent national tour. More recently, as a solo singer/guitarist, ‘Jonno’ has become a regular popular favourite in the Illawarra – performing solo and duo shows each weekend as well as fronting the popular covers band Calico Jack.
These details were last updated on December 10, 2015