Singers Male

Carsten Lepper

Born near Münster (Westfalen, Germany) Carsten graduated at Saarland University of Music and Drama in Saarbrücken, Germany. He continued his training with a full scholarship at „Stella Academy“ in Hamburg.

The Saarland State Theater in Saarbrücken cast him for the productions of Sigmund Freud Doktor Faustus Lichterloh (Doctor Faustus lights the lights) and for the first German staging of Tabori’s Eine Nacht im September (The Last Night in September).

The role of Luigi Lucheni was his breakthrough in the German premiere of the hit musical „Elisabeth“ in Essen (Critics Award, best actor) and later in Stuttgart. He was the original Thomas Andrews in the European premiere of Maury Yeston’s „Titanic“ at Theater Neue Flora, Hamburg and later original Raoul in „Phantom of the Opera“ at the Palladium Theater in „Stuttgart, Germany followed by „Hair“ (Claude) in Pforzheim.

Carsten created the role of Jack Favell in the world premiere of Sylvester Levay’s and Michael Kunze’s „Rebecca“ at Raimundtheater in Vienna, Austria and was the original Mondego in Frank Wildhorn’s world premiere of „The Count of Monte Cristo“ (Der Graf von Monte Christo) later in Leipzig, Tecklenburg (also ass. director) and Bremerhaven.

He won „best actor“ (trade magazine „Musicals“) for Chris in Schönberg & Boublil’s „Miss Saigon“ (Klagenfurt, Austria). Other roles: „Tony“ in „West Side Story“ in Magdeburg, Trier and at the Opera Leipzig with Gewandhausorchestra,“Judas“ in „Jesus Christ Superstar“ in Hagen, Baron von Gaigern in Maury Yeston’s „Grand Hotel“ (Schlossfestspiele Ettlingen), Lord Farquaad in „Shrek – The Musical“ (Capitol Theater Düsseldorf, Admiralspalast, Berlin), Zach in „A Chorus Line“, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Carsten performed for a full season at the renowned „Musiktheater Linz“: David Bowie’s „Lazarus“ (Valentine), „Ragtime“ (Father), world premiere of „The Hare with the Amber Eyes“ (Der Hase mit den Bernsteinaugen) (Charles Ephrussi). The show won „Best Musical“ at the German Musical Awards.
Movie voice-overs: „Phantom of the Opera“ (Raoul), cartoon series Batman: „The Brave and the Bold“ (villain Music Meister), „Once Upon a Matress“ (Sir Henry).

Lately Carsten is focusing on his work as a director: „Tell me on a Sunday“ by Andrew Lloyd Webber, „The Last Five Years“ by Jason Robert Brown, „Aspects of Love“ by Andrew Lloyd Webber (6 Awards, among them „best musical production in Austria”), produced for the first time in Austria by his own company THE MUSICAL SHOWROOM.

He received a scholarship for ‚Executive Master in Arts Administration‘ at the University of Zurich, a leadership program in cultural management.