Jason Ford

Jason has always had a passion for music. Starting out in numerous bands and playing the lead roles in “Grease” and “Oklahoma” throughout high school, he developed his craft on stage. In 2005 he performed in “Somewhere”, alongside Sharon Millerchip and Geraldine Turner, with “Q Theatre” in western Sydney. He was succinctly accepted into the Australian Institute of Music where he first majored in contemporary on bass guitar. Jason then worked with the Bankstown Theatre Company, in “Miss Saigon”, “The Best Of Times” and “Dusty”, where Ronne Arnold choreographed and Diane Wilson directed. In 2010, Jason transferred to Music Theatre and started working with tutors Jennifer Murphy, Neil Gooding, Tony Cogin and Greg Crease. He performed in A.I.M’s production of “YARN”; in this musical he played the lead in “Someone’s Son”, and featured in other shows such as, “Love Bites” and “Silver Donkey”. During his last year at the Australian Institute of Music, he performed in numerous charity concerts such as, “Hats Off” and “Light the Night” alongside David Campbell, Shaun Rennie and Queenie Van De Zandt. In late 2011, Jason played the lead in “City of Angels” at the Australian Institute of Music, directed by Jennifer Murphy. Jason finished his Bachelor of Music, and performed his graduating recital in December of 2011. Teaming up with comedian Jared Jekyll, Jason performed the stand-up circuit in 2012 playing bass and singing in the duo known as, R.O.T.T.E.N. Their risqué material and modern use of “beat boxing” and the loop pedal saw them place runner up at “Comedy on the Rox” and “The Comedy Store”. In late 2013, Jason starred in a National TV commercial alongside Michael Clarke for the KFC “Green and Gold” cricket campaign.