MEET SHAUN KOHLMAN
Within his role as Artistic Director of ROCKIT Productions, he has directed many musicals, including CHICAGO, HEATHERS, BRING IT ON and A CHORUS LINE. Shaun has also produced work for The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols on the Riverstage, Creative Generations: State Schools Onstage (airing on Network TEN) and Toasted TV for Network TEN.
Shaun is a lover of new work, having featured in workshops of JULIE by Tarita Botsman, ANY MOMENT and THE OASIS by Bradley McCaw as well as the original concept album for ANY MOMENT which can be found on Spotify.
"The star of the show, however, was Shaun Kohlman … His voice carried so much emotion, soaring from booming depths to delicate high notes" - SceneStr
Shaun is a performer, director and arts educator proudly based in Brisbane, Australia who’s unique voice and incredible vocal range travels between Folk-Rock and Broadway-Pop, making him a true contemporary musical theatre tenor.
Most recently, Shaun played the role of Chevalier de Lorraine in the creative development of JULIE in partnership with Cre8ion and True Friend Productions, USA. In 2019 he played the title role in DADDY LONG LEGS which was nominated for a Matilda Award for Best Musical. However, the role that Shaun holds closest to his heart is definitely Peter in BARE THE MUSICAL (Woodward Productions). Shaun’s previous work has taken him all over the country with credits including; FiZZ! (Opera QLD/Shake&Stir), 35mm: A Musical Exhibition (Incubator Festival), NEXT TO NORMAL (Spotlight), BLOOD BROTHERS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, GREASE & THE WIZARD OF OZ (QPAC/HRTC), and INTO THE WOODS (GCLT).
As an educator, Shaun's students have been accepted into the top training institutions in the country including WAAPA, QLD Conservatorium of Music, Adelaide Conservatorium of Music, Brent Street, ED5, ADPI & QCD.