Mat Verevis

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Tenor

Last Victorian Opera performance

Narrator / Tommy in The Who's Tommy, February 2022

Biography

Mat is a singer/actor and songwriter best known for his performance as Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical which won him a 2018 Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical. He recently appeared as Mark Cohen in RENT (Sydney Opera House, Sugary Rum Productions) and Tobias Ragg in Sweeney Todd (State Opera of South Australia) and is soon to take on Clyde Barrow in Bonnie & Clyde at the Hayes Theatre Company. At the end of 2019 Mat toured with Lea Salonga on her Australian tour and in 2021 will be releasing his first self titled EP. Mat is thrilled to be back performing with a company he loves so much. 

Other credits include A Little Night Music (Victorian Opera), Lazarus (The Production Company), The Voice Australia - Season 3 (Channel 9) and Torch Song Trilogy (Darlinghurst Theatre Company).

Film: Down Under (RIOT film) directed by Abe Forsythe.

Last major performance

  • Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Michael Cassel Group, 2017
  • Mark Kogen in RENT, Sydney Opera House / Sugary Rum productions, 2018
  • Tobias Ragg in Sweeney Todd, State Opera South Australia

Education/Training

  • Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre), WAAPA

Age when you started singing

7 years old

Favourite opera

Turandot

Where’s the strangest place you’ve performed? 

A stranger's backyard 

Awards

Helpmann Award - Best male actor in a supporting role in a musical