Starlight Express has been playing continuously in Bochum, Germany, since 1988.

First Decade - 1988 - 1997

Second Decade - 1998 - 2007

Third Decade - 2008 - 2017

2018 Onwards

1988 - 1989

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1988 Cast
Rusty Steven Michael Skeels Pearl Maria Jane Hyde
Greaseball Paul Kribbe Dinah Natalie Howard
Poppa Trevor Michael Georges Ashley Roslyn Howell
Electra Eric Clausell Buffy Carol Hoffman
Rocky 1 Lamott Atkins Flat-top Michael Rivera
Rocky 2 Sebastian Craig Dustin Garry Noakes
Rocky 3 Gregory McKinnon Caboose Hans Johansson
Rocky 4 Rodney McGuire
Krupp Wilton Anderson Bobo Allan Edwards
Wrench Louise Conte Espresso Frido Ruth
Purse Christopher Todd Weltschaft Jens Klarskov
Joule Janina Baucke Turnov Hansgeorg Gantert
Volta Leesa Osborn Hashamoto Ric Mount
Gang Steven Kent Dry Gang Nigel Casey
Swing Gabriella Almerigi Swing Claudia Bradley
Swing Renee Chambers Swing Nicky Forsyth
Swing Petra Friedl Swing Johanne Simpson
Swing Jan Apel Swing Martin Boothe
Swing Simon Harrison-Scott Swing Kapa Kitchen
Swing Peter Liciaga Swing John Little
Swing Alfonzo Marino Swing Glenn Neate
Swing Windsor Robinson Swing Marc-Anthony Satan

1989 - 1990

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June 1989 Cast
Rusty Bernie Blanks Pearl Lovette George
Greaseball Nigel Casey Dinah Laurie Sheppard
Poppa Stevie Woods Ashley Johanne Simpson
Electra David Michael Johnson Buffy Aiko Nakasone
Rocky 1 Lamott Atkins Flat-top Michael Rivera
Rocky 2 Martin Boothe Dustin Glenn Neate
Rocky 3 Gregory McKinnon Caboose Roderick Cloud
Rocky 4 Rodney McGuire
Krupp Richard Amiel Bobo Ramon Visser
Wrench Annemiek Kloek Espresso Preston Simpson
Purse Christopher Todd Weltschaft David P. Swan
Joule Janina Baucke Turnov Simon Harrison-Scott
Volta Leesa Osborn Hashamoto John Little
Gang Lindsay Blake Gang Steve Corbett
Swing Claudia Bradley Swing Diane Jenkins
Swing Lisa Peace Swing Stephanie Spellman
Swing Annika Sundstroem
Swing William Adams Swing Yilmaz Aktepe
Swing Wilton Anderson Swing Stevie Bee
Swing Jason Brooks Swing Eddie Burton
Swing Parrish Collier Swing Ian Freeman
Swing Hansgeorg Gantert Swing Kapa Kitchen
Swing Uwe Kroeger Swing Hans Langen
Swing T. Robert Pigott Swing Christopher Todd
December 1989 Cast
Rusty Bernie Blanks Pearl Lovette George
Greaseball Nigel Casey Dinah Laurie Sheppard
Poppa Stephen Woods Ashley Johanne Simpson
Electra David Michael Johnson Buffy Aiko Nakasone
Rocky 1 Martin Boothe Flat-top Simon Harrison-Scott
Rocky 2 Trevor Hodge Dustin Glenn Neate
Rocky 3 Windsor Robinson Caboose Kapa Kitchen
Rocky 4 (role cut)
Krupp Richard Amiel Bobo T. Robert Pigott
Wrench Dawn Leigh Woods Espresso Noah Jordan
Purse Hans Langen Weltschaft Preston Simpson
Joule Annika Sundstrom Turnov Eddie J. Burton
Volta Leesa Osborn Hashamoto John Little
Gang Lindsay Blake Gang Victor Wood
Swing Claudia Bradley Swing Alanna Lane
Swing Lisa Peace Swing Stephanie Louise Spellman
Swing Anne Tiger
Swing William Adams Swing Richard Amiel
Swing Wilton Anderson Swing Dennis Batchelor
Swing Thomas Burton Swing Marvin Engran
Swing Gary A. Forbes Swing Ian Freeman
Swing Hansgeorg Gantert Swing Desmond Gayle
Swing Jonathan O'Leary Swing T. J. Ray
Swing Christopher Todd Swing Ramon Visser

1990 - 1991

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"Das Ensemble Ab 2. Juni 1990" / December additions
Rusty Kapa Kitchen Pearl Lovette George /
Claudia Bradley
Greaseball Nigel Casey /
Danny Metcalfe
Dinah Darlene Casanova
Poppa Stephen Woods Ashley Lisa Peace
Electra C. E. Wallace, Jr Buffy Ivy Fox
Rocky 1 Martin Boothe Flat-top Alexander Lee Burgos
Rocky 2 Rodney Alan McGuire /
Gary Forbes
Dustin Ramon Visser /
Nick Lloyd
Rocky 3 Windsor Robinson Caboose T. Robert Pigott
Krupp Richard Amiel Bobo Michael Petersson
Wrench Dawn Leigh Woods Espresso Noah Jordan /
Stuart Cross
Purse Hans Langen /
Marco Kramer
Weltschaft Jaymes Hodges
Joule Stephanie Spellman Turnov Eric Freese
Volta Leesa Osborn Hashamoto Gary A. Forbes /
Ramon Visser
Gang Lindsay Blake Gang Victor Wood /
Scott Austin
Swing Nicky Forsyth Swing Adrea Gibbs
Swing Andrea Leslie Swing Anna Louise Mountford
Swing Aiko Nakasone Swing Anne Tiger
Swing Hallam Banfield Swing Colin Barrett
Swing Dennis Batchelor Swing Thomas Burton
Swing Jorgen Bussman Swing Marvin Engran
Swing Hansgeorg Gantert Swing Bryan Haynes
Swing T J Hee Swing Marco Kramer
Swing Chris Lamontagne Swing Jonathan O'Leary
Swing Tom Moneypenny Swing Freddy Moretine
Swing James Tolbert Swing J.P. Walker

1991 - 1992

Cast that recorded the 1991 Highlights album

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June 1991
Rusty Colin Munro Pearl Claudia Bradley
Greaseball Nigel Casey Dinah Darlene Casanova
Poppa Stevie Woods Ashley Tracey Heyworth (cast recording) /
Susan Torbeck (June 1991)
Electra Koffi Missah Buffy Ivy Fox
Rocky 1 Martin Boothe Flat-top Freddy Moretine
Rocky 2 Lamott Atkins Dustin Jesse Adams
Rocky 3 Jim Harrison Caboose Kapa Kitchen
Krupp Rodney McGuire Bobo Glenn Neate
Wrench Nicky Forsyth Espresso Stuart Cross
Purse Robert Hardware Weltschaft Preston Simpson
Joule Amanda Clarke Turnov Eric Freese (cast recording) / Ken Rose
Volta Jacey Collins Hashamoto Chris Lamontagne
Gang James Tolbert Gang Scott Austin
Swing Adrea Gibbs Swing Andrea Leslie
Swing Johanne Simpson Swing Rachelle Walker
Swing Yilmaz Aktepe Swing Hallam Banfield
Swing Colin Simon Barrett Swing Matthew Barrett
Swing Mark Daye Swing Marvin Engran
Swing Michael Carl King Swing Mark C Kraushaar
Swing Marco Kramer Swing Nick Lloyd
Swing Eddie Marco Swing Derick McNally
Swing Darryl Paul Swing Windsor Robinson
Swing Steven Rosso Swing CE Wallace Jr
Swing Darius Keith Williams

February 1992 Kunstlerische Leitung / Artistic Director - Steven Rosso

Choreografische Leitung / Choreographic Director - Debbie Hearnden

Musikalische Leitung / Musical Director - Klaus Mueller

Dance Captain - (Assistants Wilton Anderson, Marvin Engran)

Assistenz Abendspielleitung / - Hansgeorg Gantert

Skate Coach -

Jan/Feb 1992 Cast
Rusty Colin Munro Pearl Claudia Bradley
Greaseball Freddy Moretine Dinah Tracey Heyworth
Poppa Stevie Woods Ashley Susan Torbeck
Electra Koffi Missah Buffy Ivy Fox
Rocky 1 Martin Boothe Flat-top Tom Moneypenny
Rocky 2 Michael C. King Dustin Jesse Adams
Rocky 3 Yilmaz Aktepe Caboose Kapa Kitchen
Krupp Rodney McGuire Bobo Glenn Neate
Wrench Nicky Forsyth Espresso Michael Petersson
Purse Robert Hardware Weltschaft Preston Simpson
Joule Amanda Clarke Turnov Steven M Schultz
Volta Dawn Leigh-Woods Hashamoto Chris Lamontagne
Gang James Tolbert Gang Scott Austin
Swing Jacey Collins Swing Adrea Gibbs
Swing Andrea Leslie Swing Johanne Simpson
Swing Rachelle Walker
Swing Wilton Anderson Swing Hallam Banfield
Swing Colin Simon Barrett Swing Phillipe Blair
Swing Mark Daye Swing Marco Kraemer
Swing Mark C Kraushaar Swing Nick Lloyd
Swing Eddie Marco Swing Derick McNally
Swing Darryl Paul Swing Windsor Robinson
Swing Steven Rosso Swing Ramon Visser
Swing Darius Keith Williams
Swing Marvin Engran assistant dance captain Swing Hansgeorg Gantert since nov 91

1992 - 1993

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June 1992 / Feb 1993 Cast
Rusty Bernie Blanks Pearl Claudia Bradley /
Rachelle Rak
Greaseball Drue Williams Dinah Sara Durkin /
Natalie Howard
Poppa Stevie Woods Ashley Elizabeth Holum
Electra Mykal Rand Buffy Anne Tiger
Rocky 1 Martin Boothe /
Ron Garza
Flat-top Darryl Paul
Rocky 2 Devin Richards Dustin Steven Dry /
Yilmaz Aktepe
Rocky 3 R. T. Smith Caboose Thierry Gondet
Krupp Robert Dean Bobo Steven M Schultz
Wrench Andrea Leslie Espresso Ole Solomon Junge /
Ricky Mujica
Purse Robert Hardware Ruhrgold]] Freddy Moretine
Joule Louanne Madorma Turnov Gary Albers
Volta Dawn Leigh Woods Hashamoto Kirk Kuhn
Swing Renee Chambers Swing Jacey Collins
Swing Nicky Forsyth Swing Tracey Heyworth
Swing Leesa Osborn Swing Tanja Ruebucke /
Stephanie Spellman
Swing Rachelle Walker
Swing Yilmaz Aktepe /
(Replacement Dustin)
Swing Alexander Lee Burgos
Swing Scott Coppola Swing Andrew A. Currie
Swing Matthew Daugherty Swing John Davies
Swing Mark Daye Cover Poppa Lothair Eaton
Swing Ronald Garza/
(replacement Rocky 1)
Swing Seth Hampton
Swing Kapa Kitchen Swing Mark C Kraushaar
Swing Joop Leiwakabessy Swing Peter Liciaga
Swing Nick Lloyd Swing Eddie Otero
Swing Michael Petersson Swing Steven Rosso
Cover Rusty Steven Michael Skeels Swing Dwight Toppin
Swing Ramon Visser

1993 - 1994

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07/1993 Cast
Rusty Mark Daye Pearl Rachelle Rak
Greaseball Drue Williams Dinah Sara Durkin
Poppa Lothair Eaton Ashley Bernadene
Electra Mykal Rand Buffy Kyla Grogan
Rocky 1 Dwight Toppin Flat-top Ramon Visser
Rocky 2 Peter Liciaga Dustin Nick Lloyd
Rocky 3 RT Smith Caboose Thierry Gondet
Krupp Orlando Pena Bobo Steven M Schultz
Wrench Andrea Leslie Espresso Ricky Mujica
Purse Gary Albers Ruhrgold Jan Apel
Joule Louanne Madorma Turnov Chris Andrew Mellon
Volta Dawn Leigh Woods Hashamoto Robert Jakeman
Swing Beverley Braybon Swing Jacey Collins
Swing Kelly Connolly Swing Nicky Forsyth
Swing Leesa Osborn Swing Rachelle Walker
Alt Poppa Dennis LeGree Swing Alan Bennett
Swing Robert Dean Swing Michael De Ritchie
Swing Paul Jay Dudley Swing Eric Freese
Swing Tom Gamblin Swing Paul Jeff Hutson
Swing Bobby Love Swing Troy V McLaughlin
Swing Freddy Moretine Swing Michael Petersson
Swing Darren Ridley Swing Ken Romero
Swing Steven Rosso Swing Stuart Sweeting
Swing Andreas Wolfram

1994 - 1995

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June 1994 / February 1995
Rusty Mark Daye Pearl Deborah Odell
Greaseball Drue Williams Dinah Beverley Braybon
Poppa Lothair Eaton Ashley Kati Farkas
Electra John Eric Parker Buffy Kathy McIvor
Rocky 1 Dwight Toppin Flat-top Ramon Visser
Rocky 2 Troy V McLaughlin Dustin Chris Andrew Mellon
Rocky 3 Yilmaz Aktepe Caboose Steven M Schultz
Krupp Dolan Jose Bobo John Williford
Wrench Jill Marie Pergl Espresso Ricky Mujica
Purse Tobby Lee Hutaff /

Mike Darin Jackson (02/95)

Ruhrgold Jan Apel
Joule Louanne Madorma Turnov Ernest Marchain
Volta Leesa Osborn Hashamoto Robert Jakeman
Swing Suzanne Hayward Swing Mari Jayne
Swing Cheryl McAvoy Swing Kaelene McLennan
Swing Marjorie Mann /

Dawn Leigh Woods (02/95)

Swing Rebecca Trelease
Swing Rachelle Walker
Alternate Poppa Dennis LeGree
Swing Santella Austin Swing Matthew Cutts
Swing Michael De Ritchie Swing Paul Jay Dudley
Swing Eric Freese Swing Martin Girouard
Swing Christian Hante Swing Mike Darin Jackson /

Eric Paul Thompson (02/95)

Swing Aleksandar Jovanovic Swing Tony Millett
Swing Michael Petersson Swing Darren Ridley /

Stuart Macdonald (02/95)

Swing Ken Romero Swing Steven Rosso
Swing RT Smith Swing Andreas Wolfram

1995 - 1996

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June 1995 / February 1996
Rusty Ernest Marchain Pearl Deborah Odell /
Cheryl McAvoy
Greaseball Drue Williams /
Nigel Casey
Dinah Julie McKenna
Poppa Dennis LeGree Ashley Kati Farkas
Electra Andreas Wolfram Buffy Kathy McIvor
Rocky 1 Martin Boothe Flat-top Ramon Visser
Rocky 2 Christian Hante Dustin Matthew Cutts
Rocky 3 Kellan Davis Caboose Steven M Schultz
Krupp Todd Bowers Bobo Tom Moneypenny
Wrench Juliette Verne Espresso David Reynolds
Purse Robert Hardware Ruhrgold Jan Apel
Joule Carrie Green Turnov Ken Romero
Volta Leesa Osborn Hashamoto Robert Jakeman
Swing Sue-Ellen Cooks Swing Lisa Gorgin (until 02/96)
Swing Maria Jane Hyde Swing Cheryl McAvoy /
Dawn Leigh Woods
Swing Michelle Anne Morley Swing Jill Marie Pergl
Swing Rebecca Trelease Swing Heather Whittall
Swing Christopher Burks Swing Kevin Neil Cheatham (until 02/96)
Swing Alberto Cirilo Swing Robert S Drummond III
Swing Paul Jay Dudley Swing Matteo Gestaldo
Swing Paul Zeph Gould Swing Thom Graham
Swing Trevor Hodge Swing Dolan Jose
Swing Craig Lynch Swing Jon Orozco
Swing David Robertson /
Walter Louis
Swing Giulio Scatola
Swing RT Smith Swing Eric Paul Thompson
Swing Dwight Toppin Swing Paul Whitaker

1996 - 1997

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1996 Cast
Rusty George Alex Livings Pearl Jennifer Vaden
Greaseball Kent Sheridan Dinah Nina Pressing
Poppa Dennis LeGree Ashley Erika Metz
Electra Andreas Wolfram Buffy Isabelle Flachsmann
Rocky 1 Martin Boothe Flat-top Paul Whitaker
Rocky 2 Christian Hante Dustin Dustin Dubreuil
Rocky 3 Garland Days Caboose Kapa Kitchen
Krupp Todd Bowers Bobo Tom Moneypenny
Wrench Melanie Housley Espresso Philip Lee Clark
Purse Robert Hardware Ruhrgold Ray Strachan
Joule Janeen Amico Turnov Eric Paul Thompson
Volta Christine Walsh Hashamoto Kouta Otsuka
Swing Diana Boege Swing Isabell Classen
Swing Kelly Holmes Swing Maria Jane Hyde
Swing Michelle Anne Musty Swing Leesa Osborn
Cover Poppa David Thomas Swing Nik Bacon
Swing Scott Bolt Swing Cary Chennell
Swing John Clarke Swing Kellan Davis
Swing Mark Daye Swing Robert S Drummond III
Swing Paul Jay Dudley Swing Trevor Hodge
Swing Dolan Jose Swing Nick Lloyd
Swing Craig Lynch Swing Joey Matta
Swing Jon Orozco Swing Paul Ramsay
Swing Daniel Lee Stull Swing Orren Webber

1997 - 1998

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1997 Cast
Rusty Paul Whitaker Pearl Nina Pressing
Greaseball Drue Williams Dinah Rachel Slater
Poppa Dennis LeGree Ashley Erika Metz
Electra Andreas Wolfram Buffy Jessica Cooper
Rocky 1 Martin Boothe Flat-top Frankie Braxton
Rocky 2 Christian Hante Dustin Jem Brent
Rocky 3 Peter Liciaga Caboose Kapa Kitchen
Krupp Raymond Martinez Bobo Tom Moneypenny
Wrench Ruth Anderson Espresso Philip Lee Clark
Purse James Whittington Ruhrgold Paul Ramsay
Joule Mayumi Omagari Turnov Ryan Wolfson
Volta Christine Walsh Hashamoto Kouta Otsuka
Swing Maxine Everett Swing Rachelle Walker (late 1997)
Swing Kelly Holmes Swing Maria Hyde-Bodzian
Swing Michelle Lukes Swing Julie McKenna
Swing Leesa Osborn Swing Hayley Jayne Spencer
Cover Poppa David Thomas Swing Jan Apel
Swing Luke Baxter Swing Paul Brookland
Swing Matthew Cutts Swing Jason Dalton
Swing Mark Daye Swing Trevor Hodge
Swing Dolan Jose Swing Christophe Kinds
Swing Lee Lomas Swing Craig Lynch
Swing Laurent N'Diaye Swing Jon Orozco
Swing Ian Stanley Swing Daniel Lee Stull
Swing Orren Webber Swing Keith Wilson

First Decade - 1988 - 1997

Second Decade - 1998 - 2007

Third Decade - 2008 - 2017

2018 Onwards

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