In 2015, Christian returned from a year working at Universal Studios Japan as an original cast member in the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter as well as performing at special events and headlining solo shows at Osaka’s Hard Rock Cafe. The experience inspired self-penned solo cabaret, BOY WIZARD, which played a critically acclaimed season at Melbourne’s Butterfly Club before featuring as part of the Sydney Short+Sweet Cabaret Festival where he received the Professional Encouragement award.
On stage, Christian most recently played Che in EVITA, for which he was nominated Best Male Actor with the Victorian Music Theatre Guild Award, and covered Mike in A VERY BRADY CABARET. Other highlights include The Lion in THE WIZARD OF OZ, Marius in LES MISÉRABLES (MTGV Nomination, Best Supporting Actor), Michael in THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, Billy in ANYTHING GOES, Nick in FAME, Paul in A CHORUS LINE, Eddie in BLOOD BROTHERS, a Wickersham Brother in SEUSSICAL, Austin in I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, Danny in GREASE, Al/Roberto/Charlie in WORKING, Benny in RENT, Robert in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, Josh in BIG and Black in THE WILD PARTY.
2011 saw Christian perform in IT’S ONLY LIFE with John Bucchino in both Melbourne at Chapel off Chapel and New York at Birdland. Theatre restaurant appearances include WITCHES IN BRITCHES and Joey in JOEY AND MARIA’S ALL ITALIAN-AMERICAN WEDDING. He has also sung at private functions and in public venues across Victoria and has recorded vocals for educational CDs. He is frequently seen as the lead singer in popular Victoria based acoustic duo, DoubleEspresso.
Christian directed The Addams Family and the premiere production of EUROBEAT: ALMOST EUROVISION with GPAC and has worked as Assistant Director on Magnormos’ [TITLE OF SHOW], Doorstep Arts’ NEXT TO NORMAL and StageArt’s DREAMGIRLS. He has studied directing at NIDA.
Christian also works as a graphic designer, and when not engaged as a contracting freelance consultant, he specialises in creative solutions with his own company, Cav Creative.