Media, Hosts/MC's, Music
Dylan Lewis, most recently host of Channel 10's "Pepsi Live" shot to cult fame on ABC TV’s national Saturday morning live music show "Recovery". Dylan hosted "Recovery" for three years and his infectious persona brought a new element into Saturday morning television and catapulted the popularity of live music and interviewing up to a new level. This same warm and infectious personality helped Dylan win "Celebrity Big Brother".
Dylan’s warmth and individuality aided in attaining local and international artists that would appear exclusively on "Recovery" (1996-1999) whilst touring Australia . The year 2000 saw Dylan presenting the national television program "The 10.30 Slot", another of ABC TV’s popular music and pop culture extravaganzas. Dylan's association in the music world was cemented when he became the host of the "Pepsi Live" television program and radio show in 2001. He continued this role for three years on the only Australian commercial television music program, "Pepsi Live" which aired on Channel 10.
Dylan has hosted many launches, corporate functions and awards events. The rare experience of hosting an abundance of television shows combined with his professionalism, elite talent and ‘wow’ factor allows him to deliver at the highest level.
Dylan graduated from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Education in drama and music. He dabbles in ridiculous pastimes such as juggling, fire-breathing and magic. He sings and raps, and plays piano, clarinet, saxophone, accordion, harmonica, turntables, guitar and didgeridoo.
All his life, Dylan has treaded the boards in all areas of theatre. Prior to joining Recovery, Dylan was performing in musical theatre. His last performance was as Charlie Brown in 'You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown'. He has performed on stage in live bands for 10 years and is currently a lead singer in Melbourne band, 'MegaBias' and in the popular funk band "The Brown Hornet". He says: "I am a jack of all trades but master of none - the bands are the link for all my quasi-talents".
The highlight of the year 2000 (and Dylan’s life) was when he appeared as an extra in "Star Wars Episode 2 - Attack of the Clones". Continuing on the feature film ride, Dylan landed a role in "The Real Thing" released in Australia in 2002.
In 2002 Dylan was asked to participate in the first ever Australian "Celebrity Big Brother" and being a huge fan of the Big Brother series, Dylan was thrilled to take part in the venture. Dylan was never nominated for eviction by the other housemates throughout the series, and when it came to the public having their say on the final eviction night, Dylan was the overwhelming winner. Dylan’s comic, musical and artistic talents shone through and the tangible evidence of his popularity was sealed.
"Dylan was very well prepared and spoke excellently with the crowd sitting on the edge of their seat. He knew his argument and put it forward with hilarity."
Sam Cocks - Urbantech Finance CEO
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