Iedil Putra is a name known by many. The actor started his performing arts experience in 1994 as a pioneer member of Tunas Budaya. He has been seen in various TV shows and movies. Some of his more notable works being Interchange,Terbaik Dari Langit, Pekak and also J Revolusi.
No stranger to the theatre, Iedil has been involved in productions such as Another Country, Nadirah and is best known regionally for playing the role of Hafiz in the Instant Café Theatre production Parah – a play about racial tensions in multi-cultural Malaysia. He is also a member of the award-winning sketch comedy group, Projek Disko Baldi and does comedy improv with AIIA Improv.
Stephen Rahman-Hughes is a multi-talented actor, singer and award-winning choreographer, who enjoys a successful career in musical theatre, on the cinema screen and in front of the TV cameras.
After graduating from the Rambert School, Stephen danced with several acclaimed dance companies. Stephen soon formed his own company, Red Rain Dance Theatre, mixing drama with dance and created numerous pieces. He has been commissioned to create several works on many professional dance companies, winning The Jerwood Award for his choreography on Redrain and The Peter Darrell award for his work on Scottish Ballet.
Stephen turned his talents to musical theatre when he was cast in the UK tour of ‘West Side Story’. A string of noteworthy roles followed with roles in productions including ‘Merchant Of Venice’ at the Bridewell Theatre. Stephen then landed the lead role of ‘Akaash’ in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit show ‘Bombay Dreams’ in the West End and was invited to head a showcase on Broadway.
As a principal actor in the TV show ‘Dream Team’, Stephen showed off his silky football skills as Carl Caskey, a midfield footballing ace. Stephen also made guest lead appearances in ‘Doctors’ (BBC) and was a series regular in one of the most watched TV shows in the UK, ITV’s ‘Emmerdale”.
Stephen was a founding member of the critically-acclaimed vocal group TEATRO signed to Sony BMG. TEATRO has performed in the Stars of Europe concert and at the Royal Variety Performance for Her Majesty The Queen.
In Malaysia, Stephen acted as the mighty warrior Hang Tuah in the multi award-winning ‘Puteri Gunung Ledang the Musical’ and was nominated as ‘Best Actor in a Lead Role’. He also received a nomination for Best Actor at the Monte Carlo awards for his role in ‘The Kitchen Musical’ TV show. Other than starring in highly acclaimed films, Stephen has added another feather to his cap when he choreographed ‘Cuci the Musical’ as well as directed ‘Suessical Jr.’ which received rave reviews. He has performed sell-out solo concerts with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and has released a solo album in Malaysia.
His current work includes the TV series ‘The Bible’ he is a founding member of the dynamic ‘West End Men’, in 2013, Stephen was a leading role in ‘Bollywood Carmen’ (BBC), nominated for the ‘Broadcast Awards’ 2014. Recently, he completed a run as Kassim in ‘Aladdin’ in the West End.
As Drill Sergeant Ahmad
Ahmad bin Abdul Rahman aka Altimet is an award-winning rapper, live entertainer, songwriter and producer. He is recognised as one of the movers and shakers in the entertainment industry as well as one of the individuals who are shaping Malaysia” (August Man Magazine 2010 issue).
This recognition is an attribute to his long and illustrious career in the Malaysian media industry that has seen him break records, bag awards and bust pop charts with a staggering seven #1 hit singles. Not only will Altimet be co-lyricist of OlaBola The Musical, but he will also be playing the role of Drill Sergeant Ahmad in the musical.
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As “Tauke” Chow Kok Keong
Brian Chan started out as a member of the ensemble for Dato’ Faridah Merican’s restaging of Uda dan Dara in 2015. He then went on to play the lead roles in Five Arts Centre’s Cheras The Musical! and Pan Production’s Always in Wonderland in his first year of professional acting debut alone.
Although musical theatre is his foundation, the young and ambitious actor has a wide range of experience from ensemble work, physical theatre, comedy, and experimental and dramatic lead roles in productions such as Antigone and Enfiniti Academy’s Aladdin Reloaded. He kicked off 2017 by securing a leading role in the Chinese masterpiece, Thunderstorm and was also nominated as one of Cleo’s Hot 50 Bachelors.
In addition to securing a role in OlaBola The Musical, he is currently prepping himself for his first movie debut in 2018.
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From the OlaBola Movie as Ali
Luqman Hafidz is a leading actor who made a name for himself in the 2016 box office hit OlaBola in which he played the leading role of Ali. Luqman has always been passionate about football and even earned the title of “Best Player” in the YB Khairy Jamaluddin Football Cup in 2014.
Since scoring his first acting role in OlaBola, the actor has held leading roles in various TV shows such as Megat Extend and telemovies such as Bayang.
As Mei Ling
Melissa Ong is a multi-talented performer. She has hosted several TV shows such as Astro XTY Tong Tong’s Wonderland (2013-2016) and Fun Fun Camp (2013). In 2014, Melissa began her journey as a singer, and has successfully debuted a single EP under a Malaysian girl band called Precious. Not new to performing, Melissa started ballet at the age of 3, and picked up musical instruments such as the violin, piano, harmonica and drum at the age of 5, and started vocal training at the age of 8.
As a dancer, Melissa is experienced in ballet, modern and traditional dance, Latin Dance, Hip Hop, martial arts, belly dance,jazz dance and Broadway dancing. She has been involved in dance projects such as Batu Dance Theater’s The Sunshine Project and Carmen and Paquita.
Melissa has also participated in several musicals such as Kita The Musical, Paper Crane The Musical, Sinbad, Uda & Dara and Broken Bridges.
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As “Spider-Man” Muthu
Abimanyu Masilamani is an award-winning Malaysian stage actor and vocalist specialising in R&B, soul and Classical Indian music. The multi-talented actor has appeared in various theater and musical productions, movies and music videos.
He has played significant roles in notable local productions such as P Ramlee The Musical, Seussical The Musical and Sand The Musical in which he won Best Performance in a Leading Role at the Boh Cameronian Arts Awards in 2016.
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Kai Chalmers is an up and coming singer/songwriter and actor currently based in KL with performing arts roots. Having graduated from The Arts Educational Schools, London with a BA in musical theatre, Kai has participated in several shows including playing ‘Meng’ in MUD: The Story of Kuala Lumpur which ended its run in April, 2017.
Apart from performing and writing music, Kai enjoys tap dancing and writing/developing comedic sketches.
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From the OlaBola Movie as Chai
Jian Wen will be reprising his memorable role in OlaBola The Musical. The actor has wasted no time in launching his acting career since the film, having acted in local TV shows such as Into Phoenix and The Men In Black School. Jian Wen has also been involved in stage performances such as Astro’s “CNY Countdown Show 2017”.
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