A Man for all Reasons
Dancer, Singer, Actor, Choreographer, Producer, Writer, Raconteur, Broadcaster, Teacher, Master of Ceremonies, Justice of the Peace, Reverend Minister, He humbly wears the title of “Master Coach”.
His work in Television, Theatre, Film, Cabaret and Radio has been seen and heard all around Australia and Internationally. You may know Ross for the many years he was a dancer and Choreographer on Bandstand, both for Brian Henderson and The Darryl Somers Series. He was also Choreographer and Dancer for the Great Benny Hill. He has also danced with Sammy Davis Junior, Liza Minnelli and numerous other stars. His work with Bernard King in other Cabaret/ Theatre Restaurants and Pantomimes is Legendary.
These events plus the hundreds of other shows he has Written, Produced, Choreographed and performed in on stage and television over the years puts Ross in a class of his own. Some others to mention are Jupiter’s Casino QLD and the opening of the Sydney State Sports Centre and the staging of the opening of the World Series Cricket in Sydney and Melbourne. The list continues and is far from complete. Humphrey B. Bear continues to be one of Rossco’s close associates.
Ross works tirelessly for Penrith and has done so for well over 25 years including attending three or more Council and Civic functions every week. Nominated as Australian of the Year 2005….. Ross also has received our City’s “Wall of Achievement Award in 2003”. Ross is twice a past President and a Paul Harris fellow in Rotary. Breakfast Presenter for Vintage FM Monday to Friday. Served for many years as Chairman of Penrith Valley Festival. He is a Harness Racing, Professional Driver/Trainer/Breeder and The Minister in his church.
Being a ballet Master and Teacher of Gymnastics and Performing Arts here in Penrith and as such has produced many Champion Dancers, Gymnasts, Teachers and Performers from our city….A number of who work all over the World. He also led the first International “Show Group” that represented Penrith and Australia in Europe. The entire team came from Penrith.
Although Ross still loves performing he is in great demand as a Healer, Public Speaker, Teacher, Motivator and Events Manager.