Angus McGruther (Rene Dupont)
Angus was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. Since graduating from the University of Wollongong’s Performance program in 2006 he has worked in theatre, film and television in Australia and Europe. Angus is also an experienced presenter and voice over artist. Since 2008 Angus has split his time living and working between Sydney and Berlin. He speaks German and even has some Swedish up his sleeve. Angus will appear as Taree in the tele-movie BELLA DILEMMA for ZDF Network, set to air later this year, and can be seen in the thriller BELA KISS: PROLOGUE, which was released theatrically across Germany in January 2013.
Michael Elbridge (Olivier)
Michael Elbridge grew up in the central west NSW country town of Cowra. After completing high school, Michael continued his learning by working the various industries the town could provide. In 2000, as an avenue to further his learning and to continue acquiring exciting new skills, Michael decided to pursue acting at the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art (AADA).
After graduating in 2003, Michael got accepted into TIE (Theatre in Education) where he toured 5 shows around Australia for the next two years. Upon returning to Sydney Michael has acted in theatre productions, appeared in many TV commercials, modelled for big brands, and played a number of challenging characters for short & feature films.
During the past two years commencing in 2011, Michael has had the privilege of working with Opera Australia. He has taken part in the performance of several seasons productions theses include –Julie Taymor premiere of The Magic Flute, Gale Edwards’ acclaimed production of La Boheme and Salome, Aida and Turandot, choreographed by Graeme Murphy, Don Giovanni and ll trovatore by Matthew Barclay, and in Moffatt Oxenbould’s reinvented Japan of Madama Butterfly.
Michael continues to employ his inquisitive country heritage curiosity, with the cross platform of a prepared & disciplined artist; who's well able to meet any challenge presented to him.