Singapore born, raised in Australia, Kaeng trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), graduating in 2002. Upon graduating, Kaeng made his television debut co-hosting the popular pre-school program Playhouse Disney for three successful seasons with Monica Trapaga and Colin Buchanan. The show aired on both the Seven Network in Australia and the Disney Channel across Australia & Asia. Fast forward a few years and Kaeng is now at the ABC’s iconic Play School as one of their diverse presenters.
Kaeng’s stage credits include P.J. Hogan/Kate Miller-Heidke/Keir Nuttalls’ World Premiere of Muriel’s Wedding the Musical (Sydney Theatre Company/Global Creatures); Kit Brookman’s new Australian play A Rabbit for Kim Jong-il (‘Chung Dae-hyun’- Griffin Theatre Company); Jonathan Biggins’s Australia Day (‘Chester Lee’- Melbourne Theatre Company/Sydney Theatre Company); Shakespeare’s Macbeth (‘Malcolm’- Singapore Repertory Theatre); Alex Buzo’s Macquarie (‘Ellis Bent’- The Alex Buzo Company/Riverside Theatre); Ruth Wolff’s The Empress of China (‘Shen Tai’- East Coast Theatre/Belvoir St B Sharp). Kaeng has also appeared in musicals which includes the world premiere of Jean Tay/David Shrubsole’s Pinocchio the Musical (‘Master Cricket/Coachman’- SRT/VizPro); Richard Thomas’s Jerry Springer the Opera (‘Demon’- Sydney Opera House); Mame (‘Ito’- The Production Company); Australian touring production of Miss Saigon (Louise Withers & Assoc.).
Kaeng’s other addition screen credits include the title role in the web series Ang Wilson: Your Man at the Scene (Asinpatti Films) as well as appearances in Amazing Grace, Wakefield, Pack to the Rafters, Home & Away and even had a very brief stint as Captain Feathersword for the short lived Taiwanese Wiggles on their Big Red Car and The Wiggles Show DVD’s.
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