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Marcus Oborn

Opera at Jimbour

Marcus Oborn is an early career multi-disciplinary artist, and has worked as an actor, voice actor, MC, radio host, workshop facilitator and arts administrator. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Queensland’s Bachelor of Creative Arts program.

As a voice actor, Marcus has provided services for radio, television and cinema advertising campaigns, documentary narrations, e-learning materials and animations for a wide range of clients across Australia. Previous stage credits include King Leontes and Shepherd in The Winter’s Tale, Ben in Breathing Corpses, Principal in Delinquence, Major Thomas in Breaker Morant, The Man/Movement Artist in When I Say Jump, a featured soloist and ensemble member in Postcards from 42nd Street, Colonel Redfern in Look Back In Anger, the dual role of Laurent and the Figure of Judgement inTartuffe: a new version by Justin Fleming and a member of the chorus in Ivy Shambitt and the Sound Machine.

As a youth arts worker, Marcus designs and facilitates theatre and acting workshops for students of all ages across South East Queensland, both independently and in conjunction with various arts organisations. Marcus is currently developing an original performance text based on one of Shakespeare’s most prolific plays. He is delighted to be making his Opera Queensland and Queensland Music Festival debut with Opera at Jimbour.