Tim Howar has come to be known as one of the most electric, engaging performers to emerge from the Toronto Canadian musical theatre scene. He has received the Edmonton Civic Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance 1990, and is the first and still the only Canadian to be awarded the Grand Prize at the Youth Talent International Competition in Memphis Tennessee USA. Since deciding to move to the UK to live and work Tim has undertaken varying workshops including TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT and appeared in a series of concerts entitled THE MAGNIFICENT MUSICALS alongside Ruthie Henshall, throughout the UK and Europe.
His credits in the UK include:Stacee Jaxx in ROCK OF AGES at the Shaftesbury Theatre and at the Garrick Theatre, Ozzie in ON THE TOWN at the ENO, Stu in TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT at the Victoria Palace Theatre, Houdini in RAGTIME at the Cardiff International Festival and Michael in PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED, Shaftesbury Theatre West End. Freddie Trumper in CHESS at the ENO
In Canada he created the role of Joel in the award winning ANYTHING THAT MOVES by Anne Marie MacDonald, Alisa Palmer and Allen Cole for the Tarragon Theatre/Nightwood Theatre; Martin in the controversial and titillating OUTRAGEOUS by Brad Fraser and Joey Miller for Canadian Stage; Marius in LES MISERABLES with Colm Wilkinson (US National Tour) and Tommy in The Who’s TOMMY (Canadian National Tour).
Other credits include Barnaby in HELLO DOLLY; Screamin’ John McGee in JOHN GREY’S ROCK’N ROLL; Danny in BABY; GI and cover Chris in MISS SAIGON; Guillaume and cover Arnaud in THE HOUSE OF MARTIN GUERRE; Benjamin and cover Joseph in JOSEPH AND HIS AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT; Gilbert in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES and Artful Dodger in OLIVER!
Tim played Ozzie in ON THE TOWN at the Chatalet in Paris, Roger in RENT at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway. Tim has recently been seen in SHOES a new dance show at Sadlers Wells Theatre. Tim has performed in many concerts including Ripley Castle and Cadogen Hall. Tim regularly does Christmas concerts for Raymond Gubbay as well as The Musicals of the Night, Summer Sing along.
Along side his theatre work Tim has also recorded numerous voice-overs for TV, animation, films and radio commercials. Tim is also an avid singer/songwriter and can often be found at the local pub trying his hand at open mike nights or headlining with his own brand of UBER POP.