Speakers Profile - PJ Lane

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It is said that PJ has ‘showbiz’ in his genes.

At 11 PJ attained a Performing Arts Scholarship at The Scots College, Sydney. He went on to minor in music at college in Connecticut where he received a full basketball scholarship and he was a star off the court as well, being on the Dean’s Honours List and a lead performer in the college’s plays and musicals, PJ was setting the ground work for what would lie ahead.

PJ studied classical piano for 11 years and was later tutored for another 2 years by Mike Meros, the keyboard player for the Beach Boys. Although PJ turned to professional basketball after college (Greece 2005 – 2008) he would always revert back to his love of music and the entertainment industry.

On his return to Australia and in a relatively short time in ‘the business’, PJ Lane has appeared on many TV shows, he’s been the subject of a featured story on A Current Affair, appeared and sang live on Mornings with Kerri-Anne, performed in front of 90,000 people at the 2009 Woolworths Carols In The Domain and was a presenter and performed at the 2010 TV Week Logie Awards. PJ was a regular presenter on the Seven Network’s Sydney Weekender and he is the ‘face’ of Lux Luminosity (Asia), He had a featured guest role on Neighbours, starred in the thriller 6 Plots and played the real life character of Michael Christianson in the top rating production, Underbelly: Badness. Most recently PJ starred opposite Don Hany in the drama series Serangoon Road.

As an entertainer, PJ is an ACE Award winner and has thrilled audiences in some of Australia’s top venues and corporate events, with “evident showbiz chutzpah”. He has quickly established himself as a most sought after entertainer and Master of Ceremonies. His MC/Hosting clients include an international banking corporation, government departments, charity organisations, international concerts and many other corporate clients.
PJ is proud to be an ambassador and spokesman for CHeBA (Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing) He is the producer and host of The Memory Lane
Concert, a gala fundraiser featuring Australia’s finest performers, raising funds for research into a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.
“PJ’s evident showbiz chutzpah brings fans to their feet.”
Ian Cuthbertson, The Australian