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, was released in the fall of 2020, and a self written Christmas song, called Together, was released around Christmas time. All of these songs can be streamed on Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music and is also available on iTunes, Apple Music, Soundcloud and YouTube.
In 2020 another big dream came true, when Roel got a job offer from Tokyo Disney Resort, 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.
In 2021/2022, Roel is very excited to be a part of the Grand Opening Cast of the brand new theme-park Universal Studios Beijing at Universal Beijing Resort in Beijing, China, as a production singer.
To be continued…