Roel trained at the International College of Musical Theatre in London.
Born in the Netherlands, Roel moved abroad in 2008 to pursue his musical career.
Theatre credits include: Production singer/dancer for Disneyland Paris, Norwegian Cruise Line, Universal Studios Singapore, Universal Studios Japan, Jack and the Beanstalk (pantomine) at the Greenwich Theatre London, Galaxy Macau, MS Amadea/Phoenix Cruise Lines, Best Of Musical Starnights-2018-2019 German and Austrian Tour.
In holiday season 2019/2020 he played George, Cinderella's Father, in the Music Hall production Cinderella at the Stadsschouwburg Antwerpen and the Capitole Gent.
TV credits include representing the Netherlands at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2003, broadcasted live throughout Europe.
Next to singing, dancing and traveling the world, Roel also loves to write songs.
He's released his first English single called Open Up, which was written by himself, recorded in Singapore, produced and mixed by Andy Eubanks and mastered by Nico van Rooyen. Another song, called Lonely, produced and mixed by the same team, will be released in the fall of 2020. Both songs can be streamed on Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music and is also available on iTunes, Soundcloud and YouTube.
In 2020 another big dream came true, when Roel got a job offer from Tokyo Disney Resort.
He was meant to be performing as a lead singer in the fantastic Broadway-style show Big Band Beat at one of the most beautiful theme parks in the world, Tokyo DisneySea, however, to prevent further spread of Covid19, the shows are postponed until further notice.
To be continued…