Ben Mingay – Entertainment Bureau



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[9] 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


Production Role Company Location Date
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
South Pacific
Dirty Dancing [13] Billy Nina Lannan & Associates
Mirvish Productions/ James Powell
Jacobsen Entertainment/ Karl Sydow
Jacobsen Entertainment
US National Tour
North American Premiere
UK Premiere
Australian Tour
Hair Berger The Production Company/ David Atkins Sydney
Sideshow Alley: The Musical The Production Company/ Gale Edwards Melbourne 2003



Year Title Characters notes
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”


Year Title Characters notes
2013 The Gift Joel Short – with Mark Lee, Hannah Marshall, Anne Tenney and Harry Greenwood
2016 Hacksaw Ridge Grease Nolan


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