Dean graduated from WAAPA with a Bachelor of Arts (Musical Theatre) in 2002.
His credits include: Standby Jafar/Sultan in Aladdin</em>; Wreck in Wonderful Town</em>; Sergeant of Police in The Pirates of Penzance</em>; Bobby/Giorgio in Sondheim on Sondheim</em>; Officer Krupke in West Side Story</em>; The Narrator in Into the Woods</em>; Mr Marks/Scott in The Producers</em>; Mayor of Merano in Chess</em>; Stan in Promises, Promises</em>; Plato/Macavity in Cats</em>; Smokey in Damn Yankees</em>; Fogarty/Judge in Chicago (Greenroom Award-Ensemble Performance); Pancrazio in The Venetian Twins</em>; Sheriff Vallon in Showboat</em>; and the world premiere productions of Dirty Dancing (as Stan), Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical and King Kong – Live on Stage (as Zekey). Dean also played Munkustrap in Harvest Rain’s record breaking Arena production of Cats.
Dean played Gangle in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies (Greenroom Nomination) and features in the hugely successful film version of the production. He can be heard on the Original Cast Recordings of Dirty Dancing, Priscilla and Love Never Dies.
Most recently Dean appeared in Evita for Opera Australia.