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BIOGRAPHY


Jye Frasca was born in the beachside city of Newcastle, Australia. He has duel citizenship of Great Britain and Australia, and is a Permanent Resident of the USA.

His love for the entertainment industry began as a boy on a family trip to New York where he watched his first Broadway show. Inspired by Hollywood great Gene Kelly and fellow countryman Hugh Jackman he set his sights on the bright lights and never looked back.

At just 16 he was awarded a full scholarship at the prestigious London Studio Centre and made the move from Australia to the UK. Only a year after moving to the UK Jye began his extensive career on the London stage starring in Jerome Robbins' WEST SIDE STORY, the smash hit ABBA musical MAMMA MIA!, the record breaking London production of CATS, The National Theatre's ANYTHING GOES, winner of the Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production, The National Theatre's LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST working alongside award winning actor Joseph Fiennes, the Queen/Ben Elton musical WE WILL ROCK YOU, Cameron Mackintosh and Disney’s world premiere of MARY POPPINS, the original London production of WICKED directed by Joe Mantello and working alongside Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, the London Premiere of the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award winning show JERSEY BOYS, the highly acclaimed London Premiere of THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story for which he was nominated as Best Actor at The West End Theatre Awards, and the world premiere of Alex Helfrecht's highly acclaimed adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's FIESTA: The Sun Also Rises. On screen in the UK, Jye can be seen on the BBC comedy series SCHIZO, SAMURAI, SHITZU, season one of ABC's smash hit GALAVANT, REALITY MINE, and the British feature film KAUFMAN’S GAME.

As much as Jye love living and working in London he knew that the USA was calling and decided to move to LA where he now resides. Only three months after moving stateside, Jye made his American stage debut in JERSEY BOYS where he once again played the iconic role of Frankie Valli and most recently starred on Broadway in the smash hit musical WICKED.