The information below was taken from Kev’s Bio
Kev Orkian is one of UK’s most talented, up-and-coming comedians – a highly skilled pianist, singer and actor, Kev combines his unique off-beat humour with extraordinary performances on the piano (think Victor Borge, Dudley Moore, Victoria Wood).
Kev started his training at the age of four, learning to play the piano. After competing in many competitions and concerts, he decided to complete his training and move on to performing arts.
After completing a national diploma in acting and music, Kev Orkian made his West End debut in Fame, at the Victoria Palace. His career led to many other roles in numerous musicals and plays including, Grease, Buddy Holly, Happy Days, Boogie Nights and Me & My Girl, to name a few. He has been involved with numerous variety shows, including gala events for the Duke of Kent, Prince of Oman, Margaret Thatcher, Dame Vera Lynn and various members of the Royal family.
Prior to appearing in musicals, Kev was a principal dancer with the Russian/Armenian dance troupe, as well as being guest MC for Five Decades of Love. Kev Orkian is also a consummate pianist having performed classical repertoire at the Victoria Palace, Wembley Conference Centre and Kensington Palace.
Kev is seen regularly appearing for the BFF (British Forces Foundation), touring army and navy bases around the world, entertaining the British and American Forces. He has recently returned from an international tour performing his one-man piano comedy show to sell-out audiences in cities including New York, Sydney, Dubai, Montreal and Toronto. He recently hosted LA’s own AMA awards at the famous Kodak Theatre.
Kev also tours the cruise ships with his Stow Away act drawing up rave reviews with numerous cruise companies and is hugely in demand for corporate after-dinner cabaret and private events.
As an committed charity worker, Kev has raised thousands of pounds for different charities, including the Willow Charity for Bob Wilson, Safe hands for David Seaman, NSPCC, Armenian Orphans, BFF, various Children’s hospice, Glendale Medical Association USA and the Bobby Moore Fund, to name but a few.