Fire Chief Andrew has enjoyed an extensive career over the past 30 years in many musical theatre productions throughout Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia. His musical credits include The Phantom of the Opera (Australia/New Zealand, 1995-1998), Cats (Australia/New Zealand/Asia), Love Never Dies, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Me and My Girl, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Pirates of Penzance, Annie Get Your Gun, South Pacific, La Cage aux Folles, Carmen, Dido and Aeneas and Genesis to Broadway. He has also appeared as the famous Mr Toad in The Wind in the Willows. Most recently, Andrew returned from South Korea and Taiwan with Cats where he covered and performed the roles of Gus/Growltiger/Bustopher Jones and Old Deuteronomy. Andrew has also featured in Possum Magic, Puff the Magic Dragon, Peter Rabbit, Pinocchio, Winnie the Pooh, The Magic Faraway Tree, Noddy, Hippo and My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch, for theatre legend Garry Ginivan AM. He also performs in the corporate acts The Three Waiters and Tenors Undercover. Andrew is thrilled to be making his Opera Australia debut and is delighted to be returning in this new production of The Phantom of the Opera and dedicates his performance to his mother Elizabeth Hamling.