Mikel Capriano (Mike Capri) is an actor, singer, dancer and host who has been involved in various events and performances throughout his life. He is currently located and working in between the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia with UK Residency, European Union and Australian Citizenship, furthering his studies in Hammersmith, London at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), where he is working on his classical and professional acting. A charismatic, confident man who is humble, flexible, committed, loves taking direction, he loves meeting and working with new people easily and is always eager to learn something new each day.
Mike is an actor who values his time on film, stage, in theatre and musicals. He previously studied advanced film acting and actor breathing techniques to accentuate emotion and dramatism, under Nicole Moerland and Christie Sistrunk. He has a flair for comedy and can also mix with in-depth dramatic, serious and complex roles. To that effect, he was nominated for best actor in a role and musical at the 2019 Gold Palm Theatre Awards.
Mike also has a wide-ranged singing voice—more naturally at the high-end of a male’s, and as low as a lyrical Baritone, Tenor to High Tenor (G2 – C6). He was originally trained professionally in classical genres, with French and Italian influences and language as well as operatic singing, Andrew Lloyd Webber and similar compositions. From an early age he sang in gospel choirs and arrangements. He has also been the lead singer of various bands and has performed at corporate, signature events and cabarets in a career spanning 20-plus years. His niche theme bands have covered and recomposed songs from the 50’s and 60’s through to modern music. He has also been writing lyrics, songs and plays guitar. His writing also carries over into script writing and other creative writing articles.
Mike has danced at the highest level in Ballroom and Latin, having performed in floor shows, cabarets and events throughout Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Europe and Asia. Over the years he has partnered with dozens of competitive dancers and students in various styles. He has danced in various styles including Theatrical, Salsa, Bachata, Swing, Lindy Hop, Charleston, Jazz, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Hip-hop, Tango and Disco. He can accompany anyone who needs a dance partner for any event.
Mike has an open car and motorcycle license and has driven throughout Europe, Asia, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand. His peak interests include extreme sports, inline skating, cliff diving, solo rock climbing, skydiving, hang-gliding, diving, and general sporting activities.