MIKE BACKES - AEA

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NATIONAL TOURS

Rock Of Ages (1st National)

Joey Primo, u/s Lonny/Dennis/Stacey Jaxx

Dir. Kristin Hangi

Jersey Boys (Las Vegas sit down)

Swing (Tommy / Bob)

Dodger Theatricals

Original Cast

Dir. Des McAnuff

Footloose

Ren

Big League Theatricals

Dir. Dan Stewart

Grease (w/ Frankie Avalon)

Danny/Sonny U/S Ensemble

Phoenix Productions

Dir. Ray Demattis

OFF BROADWAY

Standby The Musical

Johnathan

Fringe, Dir. Marc Eardly

Something For The Boys

Sgt Rocky Fulton

Musicals Tonight

Howe and Hummel

Brodie

NYMF, Dir. Laurie Eliscu

CONCERTS / CRUISES

Rock Of Ages

Drew u/s Swing/ Ensemble

Dir. Kristin Hanggi

Broadway Boys

Principal Singer

Tour, Dir. Jesse Nager

Shades of Buble

Principal Singer / Tour

Tour, Dir. Ron Destefano

WORKSHOPS / READINGS / RECORDINGS

Treasure Island

Mr Joyce/Victor Wolfe

The Fulton Theatre

Dir. Marc Robin

Junk: A Rock Opera

Max

Nat'l Opera Center

Dir. Shakina Nayfack

Five Points

Hugh O'Neil

Musical Theatre Factory

Dir. Mark Schneider

The Crazy Ones

Sculley

Musical Theatre Factory

Dir. Celine Rosenthal

Regional Theatre

Ghost (World Premeire)

Carl Bruner

Fulton Theatre/Maine State

Dir. Marc Robin

Guys And Dolls

Harry The Horse/ Sky Cover

Fulton Theatre

Dir. Marc Robin

The Twelve

Swing

Denver Center

Dir. Richard Seyd

Forever Plaid

Frankie

Theatre By The Sea

Dir. Scott Guthrie

Next To Normal

Gabe

Florida Studio Theatre

Dir. Richard Hopkins

Rent (Long Island Premiere)

Roger

John W. Engeman Theatre

Dir. Alan Souza

Evita

General/ Ensemble

Maine State Music Theatre

Dir. Marc Robin

Footloose

Ren

Carousel Dinner Theatre

Dir. A.C. Ciulla

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Michael

John W. Engeman Theatre

Dir. Vic Dimonda

Jekyll and Hyde

Poole, Proops u/s

John W. Engeman Theatre

David Swan

My Way

Man 2

Merry Go Round Playhouse

Dir. Kate Swan

Fiddler On The Roof

Constable

Maine State Music Theatre

Dir. Gary John Larosa

Mamma Mia

Father Alexandrios

Maine State Music Theatre

Dir. Mark Martino

My Way

Man 2

St Michael's Playhouse

Dir. Keith Andrews

Jesus Christ Superstar

Peter, Judas u/s

Lenape Performing Arts Center

Dir. Vincent Marini

TELEVISION / FILM

Orange Is The New Black

Federal Agent

Netflix Lady Prison Production

Dir. Phil Abaraham

Most Likely To....

Sgt. John Diamond

Discovery ID

Dir. Greg Palmer

TRAINING

University of Rhode Island

BA - Theater

Acting - Paula Mcglasson

Acting - Tony Estrella

Voice Coach - Lila Kane

SPECIAL HONORS

Irene Ryan Competition

Semi Finalist

AJJL Patterson Award

Dramatic Theatre Recipient

SKILLS

Tenor w/ a 3 Octave Range

Trumpet, Guitar

Dialects: NY / NJ

Kermit The Frog Impression

Licensed Driver

Stage Combat

Baseball, Basketball, Football,

Lacrosse, Swimming, Ping Pong

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'11"

Weight:

Eyes: Blue

Hair Color: Brown

Hair Length: Short

 

Basketball, Body Building, Combat - Stage, Dance Jazz, Dancer, Guitar, Host, Singer, Vocal Range: Bari-Tenor, Vocal Range: Tenor, Boston Accent, New York Accent