Darren Lee

Darren was most recently seen as the King of Siam in the US national tour of The King and I.

A native of Southern CA, Darren Lee began his career in the entertainment industry at age 11 as a contestant on Jr. Star Search. Shortly thereafter he became a series regular on Kids Incorporated, a Disney Channel favourite.

Broadway credits include: Chicago; Guys and Dolls; original companies of Allegiance; Shogun the Musical; Miss Saigon; Victor/Victoria with Julie Andrews; Kiss Me, Kate; On the Town; Seussical the Musical; Pacific Overtures and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Other Broadway work includes: Associate Choreographer on Pacific Overtures.

New York theatre credits include: 24 Hour Musicals (Orchard Project); History of War (NYMF); Heading East starring B.D. Wong (Asia Society); The Report and Bronx Express (Fringe Festival); Hair (Wagner College); Andy Warhol Was Right (NYMF); Hidden Sky (Prospect Theatre) and Stephen Sondheim’s 75th Birthday Celebration (New Amsterdam).

Other US theatre credits include: Victor/Victoria (Ogunquit); The Music Man (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Once on This Island and South Pacific (Olney Theatre Center); Miss Saigon (St. Louis MUNY, Paper Mill Playhouse, Music Theatre of Wichita); Smokey Joe’s Café and Jesus Christ Superstar (Music Theatre of Wichita); Kiss Me Kate (Glimmerglass Opera Festival); Herringbone starring B.D. Wong (La Jolla Playhouse, McCarter Theatre, Williamstown Shakespeare Festival); Up in the Air (Japan Festival, Kennedy Center); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Diamond Head Theatre, Hawaii); Chicago (Little Theatre on the Square, Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, Florida); Carnival (UNLV); Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Westchester Broadway, New York); Pacific Overtures (North Shore, Cincinnati Playhouse, Atlanta Alliance); Jesus Christ Superstar, Aida, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Fantasticks, Little Shop of Horrors and Godspell (MUNY); Guys and Dolls (Trinity University, Texas); High School Musical (Lyric Theatre, La Comedia, Casa Manana); High School Musical 2 (Lyric Theatre); Christmas with the Symphony 2007-2009 (Omaha Symphony) and Tis The Season 2017-2018 (South Dakota Symphony); Tableau, Playback, Ever After, Sound Stage and All For Love (Holland America Cruise Line); Disney Wishes (Disney Cruise Line).

Film credits include: Razor in Hackers, opposite Angelina Jolie; Sisters with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler; featured dancer in Chicago alongside Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Darren is currently the director/choreographer in the development of the world premiere of a new musical, The Remarkable Journey of Prince Chen.


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