Derek Metzger

 

THE ULTIMATE SONG AND DANCE MAN

Derek is the ultimate all-round performer… Singer, Dancer and Actor whose credits include: Theatre, Television, Recording, Cabaret and the Concert Stage.

An amazingly versatile actor -  he has played Lead roles in ‘Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, ‘Some Like It Hot’,  ‘Chess’ (Greenroom Award Nomination), ‘The Mikado’,  ‘Me and My Girl’, ‘Side by Side by Sondheim’, ‘Pirates of Penzance’, ‘How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying’, ‘She Loves Me’, ‘42nd Street’, ‘Les Miserables’, ‘The Wizard of Oz’, ‘Titanic’ The Musical, ‘Pippin’ and Monty Pythons’ ‘Spamalot’ (Helpmann Award Nomination)

One of Australia’s finest Song and Dance men – Derek sings, tap dances and charms his way through his Award Nominated one man show, “Nice Work If You Can Get It”.  As one critic said “…a completely delightful and hugely enjoyable evening’s entertainment”. Perfect for cruise ship entertainment.

Awards:

  • GREEN ROOM AWARD – Best Actor in a Musical (Me & My Girl)
  • MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT – Best Theatrical Performer (Chess)
  • ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AWARDS – Best Theatrical Performance (Mikado)
  • PACIFIC SONG CONTEST (Canada) – Outstanding Performance Award

What the Critics said:

SPAMALOT:

“Metzger’s exceptional musical comedy technique makes his character a highlight.”
(STAGE NOISE)

“Derek Metzger delivers a glorious performance.”
(THE AGE)

ME & MY GIRL:

“The show introduces Melbournians to a 100% Star….his name is
Derek Metzger who displays astounding versatility.”
(HERALD SUN MELBOURNE)

“Derek has the elusive “it” factor.  A fine tenor, an effortless dancer …he has “Star” tattooed on his forehead.”
(SUNDAY HERALD MELBOURNE)

“Derek Metzger is an Entertainer in the broadest sense of the word.”
(SUNDAY TELEGRAPH SYDNEY)

CHESS:

“Metzger’s edgy, sensitive “Anatoly” was the highlight of the show.  He has a clear ringing voice and beautiful phrasing.  His performance confirmed his status as a major musical talent.

(HERALD SUN MELBOURNE)