Starlight Express the Musical Wiki

Starlight Express Credits

Japan Tour - 04/1990 - 07/1990 - Krupp 1

London - 09/1990 - 10/1991 - Swing

Biography (1990)

Hideaki Kamimura was born in Osaka, Japan, has been roller skating since the age of ten. Less than a year later, he won a roller skating competition and by the age of sixteen was placed number three at the National Competitions. At fifteen he signed on with one of the most highly reputed Japanese entertainment agencies, Yoshimoto Kougyo, and has received extensive training in dance, singing and tumbling.

In 1989 Hideaki joined a singing group and performed several live concerts. In the autumn of 1989 he was chosen for the role of Krupp, making him one of the youngest members of the Japan tour of Starlight Express.