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 revival at QPAC, as well as Tony in The Boyfriend. After graduating, he appeared in Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s production of Symphonic Santa and also The Head Bros.’ production of It’s Only Life as part of the Wynnum Fringe Festival.

Hanlon has appeared as a featured soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Broadway to West End concert series, Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Spirit of Christmas concert and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra’s Songs from the Musicals. 

Hanlon’s other theatre credits include Henry in Next to Normal (James Terry Collective), Pete Twist in the workshop of a new musical production of Round the Twist- directed by Simon Phillips (RGM Productions); and most recently, Asher in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (TML Enterprises).

Recently Hanlon played the role of Bill Black in Elvis: A Musical Revolution! (David Venn Enterprises).