Ricardo Coke-Thomas. Hailing from London, England, Ricardo landed in the US in 2018, leaving behind a budding career on London’s West End; playing roles such Simba in Disney’s The Lion King, Donkey in Shrek, The Musical for DreamWorks, Tyrone Jackson in Fame and Lucky Gordon in the world premiere of the musical Stephen Ward composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Now a swing and understudy on The Book of Mormon, both the Broadway & National Tour sectors, Coke-Thomas has gone on to thrive on American soil, while continuing to run Square Mile Management; a boutique theatrical agency he founded in 2013, in the heart of London, representing performers in all aspects of show business.
A proud Alumni of Middlesex University and Sylvia Young Theatre School. His love for performing led him to the world of education, where he taught dance and Audition Technique at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London for 6 years.
Other favorite credits include Hairspray, Fela!, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, One Love: The Bob Marley Musical, The Pajama Game, Oliver, A Chorus Line, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat both on stage and on film alongside Donny Osmond. Films: Age of Ultron, Gulliver’s Travels.