‘Spectacular Spettacolo’ is a bilingual theatre company created and run by Lea Porcaro.
The show for 2020, “Dammi Il Cinque – The New Edition”, was written by Lea and Corrado Porcaro. Corrado Porcaro has worked as an Italian teacher in Primary Schools for over 30 years.
All original songs were also written by Corrado Porcaro and recorded by Corrado, Marcus and Lea Porcaro.
Since graduating from the Ballarat Academy of Performing Arts in 2001 with a degree in Musical Theatre Performance, Lea has worked as a professional singer/performer throughout Australia and Europe. Following graduation, she accepted the position of resident singer for the Hayman Island Resort in the Whitsundays before returning to Melbourne for band work and performing in children’s shows.
Subsequently she travelled overseas where she had her own solo show in Cyprus, was lead singer for a tribute show in Majorca, and had various singing and acting roles in London and Rome. Since returning home in 2008, Lea has performed for Magnormos in their workshop of ‘Flowerchildren’, at Crown Casino performances, acted in television commercials for the AGL, Monash Health, The Royal College of General Practicioners, The AEU, Jenny Craig, Kmart and Kmart Christmas, Slater and Gordon and a Channel 10 ID for “Offspring” alongside the fabulous Kat Stewart. Most recently, Lea played the role of Isabella Pinter on ‘Neighbours’. She is also a jingle/voiceover artist and can currently be heard on the radio singing for Brighton Toyota, Dollar Curtains and Blinds and Noosa Civic Shopping. She played both the Queen of Hearts (2010/2011) and The Duchess (2012/2013, 2013/2014) in the Australian Shakespeare Company’s productions of Alice in Wonderland.
In 2010, Lea started Spectacular Spettacolo, and tours primary schools all over VIC, SA and QLD with her bilingual productions.