Jon Robyns is an English stage actor born on 8th December 1982 in Manchester. He is a patron of The South London Youth Theatre and is best known for his performance in the West End’s Avenue Q where he played Princeton and Rod. Apart from dancing, he is also a tutor at major drama schools across London and the UK.
Robyns trained at Mountview Academy of Performing Arts.
He has an extensive list of credits to his name. His theatre credits include Cinderella (Southend – Qdos/Brighton); Rent (English Theatre Frankfurt); Avenue Q (Gielgud Theatre); Dickens Unplugged (Yvonne Arnaud); Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre/25th anniversary tour); Road Show (Menier Chocolate Factory); Dickens Abridged (Arts Theatre) Spamalot (Harold Pinter, Playhouse/UK tour); The Last Five Years (Greenwich Theatre); Dessa Rose (Trafalgar Studios); Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre); Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Legally Blonde (Leicester, Curve Theatre); Sister Act (UK tour); Miss Saigon (UK tour) and Hamilton (Victoria Palace).
Robyns’ film credits include Les Miserables: The Staged Concert and Nativity Rocks (Working Title).
His recordings include Open Book (debut solo album); Memphis (original London cast); Musical Direction (solo UK tour); Chess in Concert and as Enjolras in Les Miserables 25th anniversary cast.
Proms in the Park (BBC Radio 2); Jon Robyns: Live in London (The Other Palace); Musicals for Magic FM (Royal Albert Hall); Kevin & Karen Clifton Dance Live (UK tour); Hollywood Proms (Lytham Festival); West End Proms ( Greenwich Music Time); Best of Rock Musicals (Hammersmith Apollo) and Proms in the Park (BBC Radio 2).