Tayler brings her brightness and many natural talents to playing Esme, helping kids learn how to find-their-fit and stay-in-their-flow. With high class singing, dancing and acting, triple-threat Tayler is a must-see. From Brisbane, Tayler has completed a Certificate IV and a Diploma of Musical Theatre. Her passion for musical theatre began at age 12 when she starred as Annie in her Primary school production of Annie Jr and she has danced in Disneyland C.A and Universal Studios C.A, and represented Australia in the Varsity Showcase Cheerleading Championship, placing second in her division.
Tayler has been involved in numerous productions and events, and some of her credits include Ariel Moore – FOOTLOOSE, Lorraine – ALL SHOOK UP, Helene/Charity cover – SWEET CHARITY, Brooke Wyndham – LEGALLY BLONDE, Wendy Hogan/Dance Captain – MISFITS, Dancer – AFL GRAND FINAL 2020, Winter Wonderland Dancer – DAVID JONES CHRISTMAS PARADE.
Tayler works as a permanent member of the Show and Entertainment team at Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World and Paradise Country. She is represented by WHO ARTISTS.
Anna’s vocals are truly a weapon of beauty and she brings her own inner-calmness to her character Andi, helping kids find-their-focus and find themselves. Anna graduated the Brisbane Academy of Music Theatre and now studies a Bachelor of Jazz Voice at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.
She has performed on stage since she was 8 years old, appearing in Pirates of Penzance, Oliver!, Fiddler on the Roof and Avenue Q. Anna has performed internationally in Ohio, under direction of PITCH PERFECT’s musical director Deke Sharon and performs regular in venues around Brisbane and Gold Coast region with the Ska band, Fiesta Fiasco.
Kamara’s energy is infectious and she is perfect to play the role of Tiger, our character who kids connect with most and learn from, through her adventures and mis-adventures. On stage, Tiger might struggle to focus, but Kamara’s accomplished and professional performance skills, ensure that the audience is in safe-hands when it comes to exploring a life of full-on life options, from a child’s perspective.
Kamara is an energetic performer with a passion for dance, comedy and cabaret. She completed a Diploma of Musical Theatre in 2018, before making her professional debut in THE WIZARD OF OZ ARENA SPECTACULAR.
Other performance credits include: BETTY DOES BROADWAY – 10 ACT CABARET (The Head Bros.), LES MISERABLES (Lynch & Paterson), RICCARDO: LIVE! (Wynnum Fringe Festival), and IN BLOOM (Moreton Bay Theatre Company). Choreography credits include: PIRATES OF PENZANCE, LITTLE MERMAID JR, ALL SHOOK UP JR, SHREK JR, and SWEET CHARITY. In 2019 Kamara entered her solo cabaret, RICCARDO: LIVE! into the Queensland Short+Sweet Cabaret Festival, taking home Best Cabaret Artist. Kamara is currently studying a Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor Fine Arts (Drama) and is excited to pass on her passion and knowledge of dance and performing to future generations.
Greg’s talents are enormous, (seemingly) playing every instrument ever invented and the library of songs in his head is second-to-none, allowing him to create kid friendly music that parents don’t want to turn off – quite an achievement!
Greg co-wrote the feature song ‘Hey Baby Doll’ sung by Al Pacino in the film Danny Collins (2015) with Ciaran Gribbin (INXS) which was shortlisted for ‘Best Original Song’ at the 2016 Academy Awards (OSCARS). Greg also co-wrote ‘Are You With Me’ for Chinese Movie Tiny Times (2013) which broke records at the box office as the biggest selling movie in Chinese film history.
He has celebrated an ARIA win with Sam Moran’s Play Along With Sam, having Produced and performed on 4 records with Murray Sheridan (Hill Valley Studios). Greg has also written numerous songs for other artists including 5 top 10 hits and 3 feature songs for films across 7 countries. Greg has worked as a consultant and producer for the Talent Development Project (TDP) and as a Pro Tools Editor for THE VOICE AUSTRALIA.
Monique’s vision created the main SPORT STARZ characters we now all know and love and her unique talents in language, story-telling, children’s entertainment ensures that the messages we impart are well founded.
Monique started professional training as an actor and public speaker at the age of 8, tap dancing from the age of 9 and Opera training at just 11 years old. She completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in theatre and film, with minors in music, composition and language from Victoria University in Wellington, NZ, then went on to achieve her certificate in Film and TV production from the TV training school at TVNZ in Wellington.
She also worked for 15 years as a children’s entertainer and magician, earning best Children’s act at the NZ National Magic convention and produced and performed in a number of live action shows with many of her students for educational centre ‘Capital E’, the Colgate Children’s Book Awards and the Storylines Book Festival. Monique has also written, voiced and released 3 albums of children’s songs for various projects and facilitated workshops about the benefits of storytelling for early childhood development and the art of impactful storytelling and performance for early childhood educators.
James is the man-with-the-plan and the king-of-coordination keeping the business moving forward and getting everything and everyone to stage, or camera. When the question is asked “What happens next?”, the answer is “Ask James!”.
On Stage, James has been working in theatre performances since the age of 15. Major credits include; Sky in Mamma Mia, Rod in Avenue Q, Will in Big Fish, Cornelius Hackl in Hello Dolly, Freddy Eynsford Hill in My Fair Lady, Richard Bailey in Kinky Boots, and Motel Kamzoil in Fiddler on the Roof. Credits also feature; Pirates of Penzance, Wicked, Sweeney Todd, Rock of Ages and Les Miserables.
“From the moment I read the first few lines of the first SPORT STARZ script something special leapt off the page, with the character of Coach practically singing to me. He was goofy and passionate about life improvement, and caring above all else – I was hooked!
Our Shows, Songs, Videos (and much more in the works!) continue to gain momentum every day. I hope that you and your family enjoy SPORT STARZ as much as I do, and that you join us on the journey to wherever it leads us all. I count myself fortunate that I can genuinely say every day – doing what I love, loving what I do – which of course is what we want for your kids in becoming SPORT STARZ followers too!
Jo is much loved by everyone she meets. Jo connects our Show themes and concepts with learnable actions and meaningful moments. Having two young children of her own, she knows the importance of quality, creative and interactive entertainment for youth, and helps bring all this to the Sport Starz team.
“Joanna is a performer / educator / choreographer with a passion for the magic of Musical Theatre. She spent two years singing and dancing as Bride of Frankenstein in the MONSTER ROCK SHOW (Universal Studios Singapore), then returned home and performed as Marilyn Monroe (Warner Brothers Movie World.) Jo’s screen credits include a feature role on Channel Nine’s children’s show THE SHAK.
Jo is also a qualified high school teacher with a Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Education (Dance / Drama) from Queensland University of Technology. Jo teaches Dance and is Head of Curriculum for Australian Youth Talent Academy and also loves working at a school for students with a vast range of physical and intellectual challenges.”
Welcome to SPORT STARZ – and welcome to the team!
I’m proud of what we have created and I hope you love it too. I’m so grateful and humbled by the amazing team who have chosen to work with us. And I know, we’re only ‘5 minutes into the game’ and have so much more to do. I want you to know that we’re up for the challenge to continue to produce great content that excites and inspires you and your team to enjoy life and provide foundational childhood memories.
Me? I’m a family man, sports fan, music lover and big dreamer and SPORT STARZ isn’t just a passion project, it’s a lasting legacy to help transform the lives of our future Starz.
Our mission at SPORT STARZ is to help kids tap into their inner champions, instilling confidence and resilience as they grow into amazing adults. I believe that when kids learn to love sports, they’re also learning valuable life lessons that make a lasting positive impact.
We’re on a game-changing journey to transform the lives of our future stars, encouraging them to dream big and reach new heights. Together we can shape the next generation – so lace up, tune in and make every moment count. Join us! 1 – 2 – 3…..SPORT STARZ!