Rod Lara - Captain Jack Sparrow impersonator

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

"Ahhhh, the name's Jack Sparrow".

Following the success of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Captain Jack Sparrow has not only become a well-known pirate, but also a swashbuckling superstar! His cool and quirky ways has delighted audiences everywhere! The coolest of pirates can be available for roving at your next event.

This Captain Jack Sparrow has entertained at various events such as:

  • Oz ComicCon
  • Corporate functions
  • Private functions
  • Birthday parties.
  • Bar Mitzvahs, etc... 

Suits Hollywood and Pirate themed events, as well as, black-tied functions... or even a Johnny Depp/Jack Sparrow fan. The lookalike, sound alike AND actalike, Captain Jack Sparrow impersonation by versatile performer, Rod Lara, will leave you delighted. Saavy!

Rod Lara is an experienced actor, physical comedian, mime artist, filmmmaker and visual artist - there's nothing this multi-talented performer can't turn his unique abilities to.  

With a career spanning 15 years, Rod Lara has been hailed as a "Master of physical comedy and characterization". Rod strives to push the envelope with his unique brand of comedy, utilizing the skills of physical comedy, circus arts, mime and dance. He may perform in silence, but it's the audience who are left speechless!  

Trained in the circus arts, as well as holding a degree in Film & Television from the Victorian College of the Arts. Rod's knowledge in these fields has helped in undertaking his very own prolific productions.  

In 2012, Rod produced, co-directed and performed in "Top Marx: The Ultimate Marx Brothers Revue Show". The show toured for a year with great success.  

He has recently written and performed "Last Mime Standing" for both the 2014 Melbourne Comedy Festival and 2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival with great reception from audience and critics alike.  

Rod is also one half of "The Oddities", who channel old style vaudevillian performing. A musical extravaganza of opera, physical comedy and mime.  

Rod other credits include performances for Opera Australia's many productions, such as "A Streetcar Named Desire" (2009), "Midsummer Night's Dream" (2010) and "Carmen" in 2014. He has also made regular appearances on television, including the "2013 The Great Debate", "Jumping Jellybeans" and numerous commercials - most notably "Old El Paso", "BullHorn TP" and "Carlton Cold".

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