Hanlon is a versatile musician and performer hailing from Launceston Tasmania. In 2021, he graduated at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University with a Bachelor of Musical Theatre.

During his studies at the Conservatorium, Hanlon played the role of Doody in Grease, both at the Conservatorium Theatre and in its recent revival at QPAC, as well as Tony in The Boyfriend. After graduating, he has appeared in Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s production of Symphonic Santa and QPAC’s Spirit of Christmas concert.

With a background in jazz and choral music, when he isn’t acting on stage, Hanlon is regularly gigging as a singer and guitarist in a vast array of contexts. In 2021, this most notably included as a touring member of The Australian Voices and as a featured soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra for their Broadway to West End concert series.

In 2022, Hanlon appeared in the workshop of Round The Twist, as Henry in Next to Normal at Chapel off Chapel and guest artist with the Tasmanian Orchestra.  He is currently appearing in Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat  at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne.