The Ensemble.


“THE KING OF POP”


André Santisi (Impersonator Michael Jackson):
Andre SantisiHe embodies the “King of Pop” at the highest stage, he dances just as perfect and dynamic as his legendary idol and he allows us to experience the time of the greatest Jacko-hits live in concert once again: André Santisi the Michael Jackson impersonator of the sensational show “WHO’S BAD?”. André Santisi creatively, passionately and emotionally revives all worldwide known Michael Jackson hits on stage and he takes us right back to the time of the probably most impressive live concerts the world has ever seen: he creates a pure “Michael Jackson feeling”. From the original stage decor to the perfect Moonwalk, André Santisi shows in every detail, that he is one of the best impersonators of the King of Pop!



THE SOLOISTS


Maren Reimann (Lead and backup singer):
Maren ReimannEducation: German and American Studies at Frankfurt University; Musical Training at Entertainment school “Scream Factory Frankfurt”; Training as a state certified stage actor (staatlich geprüfter Bühnendarsteller) at “Stage School of Music, Dance and Drama” in Hamburg; Classical vocal training
Occupation: Member of the “Hessischer Rundfunk” choir; Lead singer in several bands; Member of the “Bremer Vocalartisten”
Musical: Role of Soulgirl in “Jesus Christ Superstar” (Würzburg, 2005 / Hamburg, 2005 / Bad Vilbel, 2007); performed at several musical galas in Luxembourg (2004 and 2006); “Harry and Sally” (2006); “The Best of Musical” (Bad Vilbel, 2006); Lead role in “Mambo Mambo” (2007); “Hollywood in Concert – the Movical” (2007); “WOB-City” (2007); “Die Nacht der Musicals” (The night of the musicals) (2007 to 2008); “La Belle Bizarre du Moulin Rouge” (2008 to 2009)
Classical performances: Kammerspiele (intimate theatre) in Hamburg
Performances on TV: “Lass dich überraschen” (Wait and See) (ZDF); “Das Strafgericht” (Criminal Court) (RTL); “Das Geständnis” (Confession) (Pro 7);
Prizes / Awards: Winner of the FFH „Sing a Song“ (2001)


Carina Lehmann (Lead and backup singer):
Carina LehmannEducation: Drama Classes at Tilman Madaus and vocal training at Eva-Maria Tressor at the “Joop van den Ende Academy” in Hamburg; Vocal training at Jimmy Rivers at “Stage School” in Hamburg, Masterclass at Hardy Rudolz (Lucerne); Musical training at “Musical Factory” in Lucerne; Vocal training at Renne Rouseau; Vocal training at L. Rott (Zurich); Workshop at “Stage School” in Hamburg; Dancing lessons in different dance styles at “Colombo Dancefactory” (Zurich); Dancing lessons, salsa and hip hop (Baden); Member of the youth theatre (Zurich); Keyboard lessons at “Günthardschule “ (Zurich).
Occupation: Several gala performances in Europe; Singer in different topbands; Show with the rock band “Red Vipers” (Greece, 2007)
Musical: Guest star in “Melissa” (2000); “Space Dream” (Winterthur, 2002 to 2003)

Moses Lehauli (Solo- & Backroundsinger):
Moses LehauliOccupation: Singer in different gospel and sacred choirs (e.g. “Blind Boys of Alabama”, Ensembles of Andraé Crouch, Ron Kenoly and many others) for almost twenty years; Backup singer of the Australian pop star Daniel Bedingfield (Brit Award winner 2004 and brother of the also famous pop singer Natasha Bedingfield – “These Words”, “Soulmate”); Singer in different country bands with numerous international performances; Co-founder of the famous Australian underground-acapella-group “Birds of Paradise”; Co-producer and song writer for his wife Lavina Williams (finalist of the TV-show Australian Idol 2006 and singer in “The Lion King” ensemble, Hamburg)


THE BAND - “THE JACKSON FOUR“


Lars Kutschke (Guitar):
Lars KutschkeEducation: Guitar studies in Dresden and Rotterdam; Scholarship at German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Occupation: Concert performer (jazz/pop/musicals); author (theatre & soundtracks); studio usician; guitarist in TV productions
Concerts in Albania, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, England, France, Italy, Canada, Croatia, Luxembourg, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Russia, Spain, The Czech Republic, Turkey, Tunisia, Switzerland, USA
Festivals: North Sea Jazz (2006 and 2008), Chicago Blues Festival (2005), Montreux Jazz Festival (2000), Efes Petersburg/Moscow (2007) and many others
Releases: 10 CDs and 1 DVD

Carsten Brocker (Keyboards):
Carsten Brocker Education: Piano studies at Dresden University of Music; Studies of art history & musicology at TU Dresden (technical university), HU Berlin (Humboldt University) and UDK Berlin (Berlin University of the Arts); PhD student since 2004
Occupation: keyboard player in numerous concerts in Germany and abroad (rock and pop); Sound designer; musicologist



Oliver Klemp (Bass):
Oliver KlempEducation: Jazz studies at the Dresden University of Music; Postgraduate studies in classical double bass; numerous studies in New York (i.a. studies at the “Bass- Collective NYC” at Lincoln Goines)
Occupation: worked among others with Sharrie Williams, Rex Richarson, Rolf Kühn, John Burgess, David Gazarov, Klaus Ignatzek, Marty Hall and many others; performed in numerous TV and radio shows; great experience in musicals ( i.a. “Jesus Christ Super Star”, “Rocky Horror Show”, “Kiss Me Kate”, “Little Shop Of Horror”, “Sugar” and many others)
Concerts and tours (jazz and rock) in Europe and North America (among others support of Maceo Parker, Michael Landau or Pee Wee Ellis)

Tim Hahn (Drums, Musical Director):
Tim Hahn, SchlagzeugerEducation: drums lessons at Cottbus Conservatory; Studies at the Dresden University of Music; Postgraduate studies at Conservatory of Music in Rotterdam; attended numerous workshops and master classes
Occupation: sessions and studio drummer; Performed in numerous CD productions; drummer in Europe’s most famous “Queen-Tribute-Band “MerQury” and the successful Queen musicals “We are the Champions” for many years
Concert tours with own ensembles in Europe, Asia and North America
Prizes / Awards: won several jazz awards and ECHO prizes; Grammy
nomination for the project “Classic meets Cuba”



THE DANCERS


“THE EUROPEAN MUSICAL DANCE COMPANY”
Die "Who's Bad"-TänzerEducation: Education in Hip Hop and show dance of all dancers at the famous “Erika C. Dance School”; they graduated from the successful dance schools “Style 18 Dance School” and “Viki School” – they have a special training in acrobatic Rock’n Roll, Latin dance and jazz ballet; training in couple dance, ballet and folk dance.
Occupation: International performances with the famous “Broadway Dance Company” (Europe tour of several years); Performances in different TV shows and dance / fashion shows; the dancers successfully participated in several hip hop dance competitions; Several engagements as principal dancers in different musical productions; participation in the rock opera “István a Király”; Hip hop dancers in the background of several pop singer performances.
Awards: European Champions and World Champions in show dance respectively hip hop dance; Awarded by the European Show Dance Union (E.S.D.U.) and the World Championship of Performing Arts (WCOPA) several times; several scholarships (among others in China)



THE CHOREOGRAPHER


Lorant Koncz
Lorant KonczEducation: Education and diploma at the famous “Romanian Ballet Academy”; Four times award winner / first prize of the “Romanian National Dance Competition” (1991 to 1994)
Occupation: Principal dancer and choreographer of the “Debrecen Ballet Company (1996 to 2005); Dancer and choreographer at the “Hungarian National Ballet”” and at the musical gala “The Best of A.L. Webber” (Europe tours); Engagement at several TV productions and musicals;
Performances at several dance / fashion shows (among others for Adidas, Puma, Wilkinson, Citroen); Choreographer at “Flying Hands Lovers” (2002), “Star Makers” (2002) and for the rock opera “King Istvan” (2005)



THE ARTISTIC DIRECTION


Sina Selensky
Sina SelenskyEducation: Top athlete since she was five years old (gymnastics); At the age of six, youngest dancer at the ballet school of the Staatsoper Hamburg; her talent was spotted by Ralph Siegel when she was twelve years old and she got her first recording contract at the age of twelve
Occupation: Several recording releases, performances as a singer on radio and TV; Acting roles in several TV films; Co-presentations on TV (for example “Spielbude, NDR). Engagements as an actress in spoken dialogues and musical theatre productions (since 1993); Author, director and producer of musicals, dance and music shows (since 1998)

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