Preston has been cast in Jersey Boys as Bob Gaudio on the first national tour. He is excited to join the talented cast, crew and creative team in this Tony Award winning production and can be seen in some of Americas great cities as well as in Canada. Check out the Jersey Boys web site for more information.
Preston played the role of the Monster in the first national tour of Young Frankenstein the Musical by Mel Brooks He replaced Shuler Hensley after understudying the role and performing in the ensemble. He is a member of the Actors Equity Association and a graduate of the College Conservatory of Music (CCM), University of Cincinnati. At CCM he was seen in the Pajama Game (Sid Sorokin), The Pirates of Penzance (Pirate King), Wonderful Town (Wreck), Cabaret (Ernst Lugwig), Little Women (John Brooke), Crazy for You (Moose), Brigadoon (Angus MacGuffie) and SideShow (Roustabout). He performed with the Cincinnati POPS and was in the original cast recording of Don't Look Down premiered at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival.
He has performed at the St. Louis MUNY in Les Miserables (Grantaire), Singing In The Rain (Beautiful Girl Tenor), Oklahoma (Slim), Annie Get Your Gun, Oliver, Peter Pan and Aida. At the Starlight Theatre in Kansas City he performed in Singing In The Rain (Beautiful Girl Tenor).
He perfomed in Working at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, was a National Award winner in Classical Voice, Honorable Mention in Popular Voice and Merit Award winner in Musical Theatre with the prestigious National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts (NFAA). As a National NFAA Finalist Preston had the honor to work with Placido Domingo.
In addition to his love of the theatre Preston is an avid outdoor enthusiast where as a Minnesota boy he grew up skiing, fishing, camping and playing hockey.