With a multifaceted career spanning music, screen and stage, Barry Conrad possesses an undeniable talent.
He’s opened for the likes of Brian McKnight, Craig David and Eric Benet, toured globally with renowned artist Darlene Zschech and five-time Grammy winner Israel Houghton, and vocally produced and penned songs for an array of artists.
No stranger to screen, Conrad landed a role on FOX’s Power Rangers: Ninja Storm and featured in numerous TV commercials, before taking his first leap to feature films in the #1 box office hit, The Sapphires. Barry made his musical theatre debut in the Australian premiere production of Broadway smash, VIOLET, enjoying award-winning, critically acclaimed seasons in Sydney and Melbourne.
Hot on the heels of VIOLET, an unbroken streak of touring stage roles soon followed, including Hairspray Arena Spectacular as Seaweed, Grease: The Arena Experience as Kenickie, five-time Helpmann winning BEAUTIFUL: The Carole King Musical as part of The Drifters and MADIBA the Musical as William Xulu. On the eve of 2020 Barry reached a new career milestone, landing a guest role as Kane Jones on Australia’s longest-running TV drama series, Neighbours.
Away from entertainment, he’s a proud ambassador for suicide-prevention charity R U OK?, and in 2020 has signed on as an ambassador for both Virgin Active Australia and Mitsubishi Australia.
The tipping point of Conrad’s rise to public recognition was cemented when he was named as one of the Final 12 on Channel 7’s The X-Factor, winning over a legion of new fans and truly solidifying himself as one of Australia’s most exciting talents.