Hans is the creation of Adelaide performer Matt Gilbertson and began as part of the show Berlin Cabaret, the mother ship show at faux German venue The Weimar Room, in 2003.
He has worked throughout many local venues and corporate events, but is most well known from his time as celebrity gossip reporter for Nova 919.
During his time at Nova, Hans interviewed some of the world’s biggest stars including Nicole Kidman, Fergie and Pink and covered A-List red carpet events such as the Logie Awards, MTV Awards and numerous Aria Awards.
In 2008 Hans achieved a world record for continuous accordion playing for almost 30 hours playing only Madonna tunes. This record remains unbeaten.
Hans has produced three sold out cabaret shows for the Adelaide Fringe Festival. “The Showpony Tour” in 08 and “Accordion Boys Do It Better” in 09 which was nominated for a Best Cabaret award in the 2009 Adelaide Fringe Awards and The Hans Seduction in 2010.