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AUSTRALIAN ACTOR & SINGER
Ben Mingay studied Opera Voice at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He plays both piano and acoustic guitar. He is also a fire breather and a stunt driver.
In 2004 appeared as a guest on the police series Blue Heelers where he played Troy Baxter. That same year he starred as Jim Beatson on the medical series All Saints.
In 2013, Mingay scored his first major role on television when he joined the main cast of the sixth season of Australian series Packed to the Rafters. He played the young electrician Fergus “Buzz” Graham, father of Jackson Graham (Narek Arman) and employee of Dave Rafter (Erik Thomson). Mingay’s Graham enters into a relationship with Emma Mackey (Zoe Cramond) until the series finale on 2 July of that year. That same year, Mingay joined the main cast of Wonderland in the role of Rob Duffy.
Ben Mingay performed in the new cabaret act Swing on This at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival on 7 June 2014 with a cast that included Luke Kennedy, Michael Falzon, and Matt Lee. Festival Artistic Director, and singer in her own right, Kate Ceberano appeared as a special guest. Following Adelaide Cabaret Festival, they performed as the headline act at both the official black tie launch of the refurbished Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on 25 July and at the community concert the next evening, again playing to a full house.
Ben Mingay joined the cast of Home and Away as Trystan Powell in 2015.
Ben Mingay has performed at several concerts including the charity benefit Pants Off for Beyond Blue, a concert involving several performers each singing in their underwear.
- 2002 – Agent Showcase with REACTOR acting services at Fox Studios
- 2001–2003 – Sydney Conservatorium Vocal Coach – Maree Ryan
- 2000–2003 – Classical Training at Sydney Conservatorium of Music
- 1999–2001 – Newcastle Conservatorium – Christopher Allan
- 1999–2000 – Awarded the ‘Florence Austral’ Scholarship for Voice from The Newcastle Conservatorium of Music
- 1998 – NIDA Workshop- Stage, Acting & Improvisation Skills
- 1997 – Higher School Certificate (Shore School) – Ranked top 10% of State in Music
|The Phantom of the Opera||The Phantom||Packemin Productions||The Riverside Theatre||2015|
|An Officer and a Gentleman||Zack||Gordon Frost Organisation||Lyric Theatre, Sydney||18 May-1 July 2012|
|Jersey Boys||Tommy Devito||Sydney||2011|
|Dirty Dancing ||Billy||Nina Lannan & Associates
Mirvish Productions/ James Powell
Jacobsen Entertainment/ Karl Sydow
|US National Tour
North American Premiere
|Hair||Berger||The Production Company/ David Atkins||Sydney
|Sideshow Alley: The Musical||The Production Company/ Gale Edwards||Melbourne||2003|
|2017||Behave Yourself!||Himself||Contestant, episode 1|
|2017||House of Bond||Alan Bond||TV mini-series, 2 episodes|
|2015||Home and Away||Trystan Powell||Recurring role|
|2013–15||Wonderland||Rob Duffy||Regular role|
|2013||Packed to the Rafters||Fergus “Buzz” Graham||11 episodes|
|2004||Blue Heelers||Troy Baxter||Episode: “Headless Chooks”|
|2004||All Saints||Jim Beatson||Episode: “Meltdown”|
|2013||The Gift||Joel||Short – with Mark Lee, Hannah Marshall, Anne Tenney and Harry Greenwood|
|2016||Hacksaw Ridge||Grease Nolan|