Harry Sideropoulos is an award-winning stage actor, singer, voice- over artist, speaker, business man and foodie, celebrating over 20 years on stage. He started his public career many years ago on 94, 7 Highveld Stereo’s Rude Awakening Breakfast Show and soon became an integral part of the show for 6 successful years, before resigning to focus solely on his career on stage. Since then, Harry’s has performed and produced a multitude of shows in his home-town Johannesburg as well as frequent appearances in America and Canada.
He loves comedy and loves to sing jazz and blues and is the recipient of 3 Naledi Theatre Awards with a further 2 Naledi Theatre Award nominations for his work on stage. More recently Harry has launched his brand of unique pop-up entertainment experiences around the country.
He’s mad about food, but never wanted to run a full time restaurant, instead he creates pop-up culinary experiences for the corporate and private market, fusing both his passion for food and his love of entertaining. Harry is also a very sought after MC with a unique approach to his entertaining. With his deep, gravelly voice, he becomes your event ring master, combining his MC duties with comedy, song, audience interaction with playful frivolity, making his guests feel as though they’ve spent an evening entertained by a friend.
Harry can also be booked as a key-note speaker for corporate companies, using his skills as a performer and a comic to fuel thought, encourage dialogue and to bring down the house with laughter with his very unique, larger than life personality.
The Sunday Times newspaper has said of Harry “Tasting his food and experiencing his entertainment in his signature raspy voice – live, should be on everyone’s bucket list.” And The Star Newspaper wrote “He’s hysterically funny! He sings like a raunchy angel and dances like a Broadway butterfly”
“Harry creates magic on stage by drawing his guests into his entertainment world. He’s a great artist, a great orator and it was such a privilege working with him. Harry can entertain across all diverse cultural backgrounds, offering a little something for everyone in the crowd and that flexibility is hard to come by!”
-Nedbank, for The Nedbank Achiever Gala Awards
“Harry is a riot. He takes your event and turns it into a one-man extravaganza. He can sing and dance and make you laugh out loud long before dessert is served.”
– Standard Bank“
To say that the feedback has been positive would be an understatement. The Partners and their spouses thoroughly enjoyed all the aspects of the evening spent in your company, in addition to the informal interaction with you later. Among others, a particular statement made was that the choice of yourself as the Entertainer, providing an evening of laughter, excellent song, dance and music, was just what was needed after an intense conferencing session.”
– SRK Consulting (South Africa)
“I have had the pleasure of working with Harry 2 years in a row now as he has been the MC at our year end Gala Awards evening. Harry’s charm, talent, passion and creativity have ensured that our functions have been professional and exceedingly entertaining – his warmth and ebullient personality have endeared him to each and every staff member at Ster Kinekor Entertainment and above all he becomes one of the team, providing us with a sense that he is indeed one of us!”
– Janette Klein, Executive PA to Mario dos Santos | Ster Kinekor Entertainment
“Harry Sideropoulos – WOW what a performer, the best, stunning, amazing, awesome, one of a kind – comedian, singer, actor, dancer, MC – a true entertainer, an all-rounder, that will turn your evening into a mesmerising event. You will be spell-bound by Harry’s talents and gifts. A must have entertainer for any function, be it formal or informal.”
– Desiree Humphrey, Executive PA to Mike Davis | Balance Sheet Management | Nedbank Limited