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Starlight Express Credits

UK Tour - 2007-08 - Rusty

UK Tour - 2012-13 - Rusty

Asia Tour - 2013 - Rusty

2012 Biography

A first-class honours graduate in musical theatre from the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

Prior to his training, Kristofer completed two national tours with the National Youth Music Theatre, playing the Wolf and Cinderella's Prince in Sondheim's Into The Woodsand Diggory in Howard Goodall and Charles Hart's The Kissing Dance.

His professional work includes: Jason Robert Brown's The Last 5 Years at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London, where he covered the lead role of Jamie; the national tour of Starlight Express, playing the lead role of Rusty; and the role of Roger in the West End production of Grease at the Piccadilly Theatre.

Most recently, he was on a world tour aboard the Queen Mary II and appeared as Woof in the two recent productions of Hair at the Ljubljana Festical, Slovenia, and in the European tour.

Rusty (played by Kristofer Harding)

The look: ‘My main colour is orange – the colour of rust! I have a steam coal-burner on my back that keeps me going.’

Personality: ‘Bouncy, lively, friendly guy – happy chappy.’

Motto: ‘Bounce back and believe!’

Best moves: ‘180-degree flips and tricks on the ramps.'