Elia Lo Tauro

Elia Lo Tauro is an Italian actor known for his works in both English theatre and Hollywood films. Born in Sicily, Tauro grew up in the south of Italy and the UK and is currently based in London. He started his acting career at a young age with Gianni Salvo at the "Piccolo Theatre" in Catania. He also had the opportunity to work with "La Fura Dels Baus", the famous Catania theatre company in their Oedipe (Edipus Rex). After moving to London, he made his debut in the West End with his role in The Lion King. Later, he has also performed in several popular English musicals and theatres, including Neverland and Candide. Tauro has also appeared in American TV shows and Hollywood films, including the famous Bond movie 'Skyfall'. Currently, he is working in the West End hit musical "On Your Feet". 

 

Training:

Tauro graduated with a degree in Lit & Drama from the University of Catania, Italy. He received his professional training from London's IDSA School of Acting and RADA. He has also taken tuitions and courses for dialects and speeches from notable institutes and tutors.

Theatre:

His theatre credits feature several important roles and performances, including Hook in NEVERLAND - The adventures of Peter Pan, Cacambo in Candide, Karna (Lead role) in Mahabharata, Understudy of Banzai in The Lion King, José Fajardo in On Your Feet, Caesar Rodriguez in Saturday Night Fever, an understudy of Jordan in Dirty Dancing, and Simon The Zealot in Jesus Christ Superstar. He also worked as a soloist in the musical Chess, chorus in Carousel and was a featured singer in Forever King of Pop.

TV and Film:

Tauro acted in the BBC production Doctors as Angel Catini and appeared as one of Silva's Boat Crew/Henchman in the James Bond movie Skyfall.