Riley Cope

Musical Director

Riley Cope is a Sunshine Coast based performer and artistic entrepreneur. In 2014 he obtained his ATCL (Trinity College London) in Speech and Drama as well as Musical Theatre in which he topped Australia. In 2017 Riley completed his Bachelor of Music (Musical Theatre) at the Australian Institute of Music. Riley has appeared in a number of musicals including Oklahoma (Will Parker), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), CHICAGO (Mary Sunshine) and Pyjama Game (Vernon Hines) to name a few. Riley has also undertaken three years of film and television training through the International Baccalaureate program. He has appeared on screen in “A Place to Call Home,” “Love Child” and the Australian film “Ladies in Black.”

He has just returned home after entertaining onboard Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Paradise which saw him traveling the Caribbean to Cuba and Mexico. Since returning home to the Coast Riley has enjoyed a successful season of his show “In Flight Entertainment” which he wrote, produced and performed himself.  Over the past few years, he has organised entertainment for the Buderim Street party and the Buderim Christmas Carols. Riley currently teaches at the Buderim Youth Theatre of Excellence.

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