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Fergus Paterson

Fergus is a passionate dancer, singer and actor. He has performed in over 10 musicals, most recently playing the lead role of Billy in Billy Elliot The Musical at Newcastle’s Civic Theatre with the Very Popular Theatre Company.

Fergus started performing at 8 years of age, playing Gaston in Disney’s Beauty & the Beast Jr with Palm Studios. Since then, Fergus has played lead roles in Gosford Musical Society’s Aladdin Jr, School of Rock, Frozen, and The Spongebob Musical, where he played Spongebob.

Dance plays a big role in Fergus’s life – he trains with Darren Disney Dance several days a week in tap, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, ballet and acro. He sings with Toni Williams Singing Studios in Gosford and enjoys competing in eisteddfods and performing with his band when he has the time.

Fergus was delighted to reprise the challenging role of Billy for Free-Rain Theatre Company in Canberra, and is enjoying the new friendships he is making with the very welcoming Canberra cast.