Performers

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Catriana Sandison

Theatre credits include: Jackson Five, 1st cover Scaramouche and Meatloaf in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre, London and International Tour); Eva Peron in Evita (Ljubljana Festival); Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show (European Tour); Joan in Dames at Sea (The Union Theatre); Snow White in Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs (Lincoln Theatre Royal); Lead Singer on board the QE2 (Belinda King Productions); Principal Singer in Mad About the Musicals (UK Tour); Wendy Darling in Peter Pan (Nottingham Theatre Royal).

Catriana has provided vocals for several motion pictures including Mamma Mia!; Gnomeo and Juliet; Kung Fu Panda 2 and The Book of Life.

She can currently be heard north of the border as the voice of Scotland's Daily Express!


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Chris Carswell

Chris trained at Mountview Theatre Arts. He went straight in to the lead role in Our House the musical UK tour and reprised this role in 2012 in a charity performance at the Savoy Theatre. In 2009 he played Horrid Henry Too in Horrid Henry-Live and Horrid. Chris played Leaf Coneybear in the UK premier of Spelling Bee at Donmar Warehouse and Eddie in Blood Brothers UK tour. His Panto roles include Aladdin and Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk.


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Julia Cave

BA(Hons) Mountview. 

Theatre credits; Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour), Curtains (Landor Theatre), Production Singer onboard Costa Mediterranea, Short and Sweet (Union Theatre), Hecuba (New Diorama Theatre), A Chorus Line (BAC). Julia has played the Prince for three years in Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty (Belgrade Theatre and Crewe Lyceum).

Choreographer/Movement Director credits; King Lear (The Space), Thank You Haters (Award winning Music Video), Women Of Troy (The Blue Elephant), Latecomers Will be shot (Edinburgh Fringe), Tribe (Brighton Festival).


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Joseph Claus

Joseph graduated from Bristol University with a BA (Hons) in Music in 2009 before completing the PGDip Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music.

Upon graduating, Joseph was a soloist at the Sondheim 80th Birthday Prom, which was broadcast on TV and radio. He joined the West End company of The Phantom of the Opera as u/s Piangi and Buquet and enjoyed 2 years there. He also took part in the 25th Anniversary Production at the Royal Albert Hall.

 


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Ste Clough

Ste hails from West Yorkshire, and trained at Arts Educational, London. 

Theatre Credits include; Sticks (One of the three pigs) & Understudied & played Lord Farquaad in Shrek The Musical, Chalmers & Understudied & Played Will Parker in Oklahoma!, Evita, Bacchus in Orpheus in the Underworld , Dress Circle Benefit Concert.

Ste is also training to join the Equity Stunt Register and is near completion of the British Action Academy Course to become an Advanced Screen Combatant.


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Natalie Day

Natalie trained at the London School of Musical Theatre.

Theatre includes: Evita UK No.1 Tour, Edwin Drood in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Arts Theatre), Jeanie in Hair (European Tour), Guest artist with Ruthie Henshall in Care For A Song (Ipswich Regent), Fantine 1st understudy in Les Miserables (Queens Theatre, West End), Chess in Concert (Royal Albert Hall), Closer Than Ever (King’s Head).

Recordings: Les Miserables 25th Anniversary at the 02 Arena (Universal/Cameron Mackintosh Ltd), Chess In Concert (Warner Brothers/Hugh Wooldridge).


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Rachel Duddle

Rachel trained at Guildford School of Acting. 

Her roles whilst training included Wendla (Spring Awakening), Catherine (Memory of Water), Theresa (Napoli Milionaria) and Paulina (The Winter’s Tale).

After taking her own production company to Edinburgh Fringe, performing as Kirsty in a Fairytaleheart, the London and touring productions she has performed in are Save Our Bones, That’s the Spirit, The Crucible, Sense and Sensibility, Happy Savages, Bon Ton, The Snow Queen and most recently a six month run of plays in Venice, including Casanova and Venezia.


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Hannah Fairclough

As a graduate from Tring Park, and having trained in Musical Theatre, I have worked professionally in the business around the world and in the West End for the past 5 years. Some of my professional shows include Mamma Mia International Tour as a Swing. And also in the West End playing the role of Ali. I played Hattie in Soul Sister at the Savoy and on the Uk Tour an have played Jack in Mother Goose in Panto.


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Abi Finely

Abi  Finley trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama. She reached the Semi Finals of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s BBC Television show “How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?” Straight after Abi worked with Sir Tim Rice, taking the lead female role of Fiona in his revival of Blondel (Pleasance Theatre, London). Recently Abi has been performing in London’s West End, performing in Showstoppers: The Improvised Musical and embraced her Inner hIppy playing Sheila in the European tour of Hair.
Other theatre roles include: Peggy in Hi De Hi (UK Tour), Serena in Fame (UK Tour), Miranda in Betwixt (King's Head Theatre, London), Queen Egathella in Sleeping Beauty (Oxford Playhouse), Mary Gallagher in First Lady Suite (Union Theatre, London), Polina in A Winter's Tale (Embassy Theatre, London), Molly in the The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Landor Theatre, London).Television Credits: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria (BBC Television), When Joseph Met Maria (BBC Television), McDonald's Saver Menu commercial, Whodunnit (BBC Worldwide).


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Greg Fossard

Greg trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama, where he played roles such as Tobias in Sweeney Todd, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, and Sebastian in Twelth Night. Theatre credits include: Bad Idea Bear, u/s Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q (GWB Entertainment, South Korea), Tommy, u/s Billy in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (National Tour), Jack Dore in Dick Whittington (Courtyard Theatre Hereford), Our House 10th anniversary gala concert (Savoy Theatre), Jamie in Numberjacks (National Tour), Moritz in Spring Awakening (English Theatre Frankfurt), Parker in Twopence to cross the Mersey (Liverpool Empire Theatre), and Gavroche in Les Miserables (National Tour). TV and Film Credits include: Anthony in My Beautiful Son alongside Julie Walters (ITV/Showtime), and Billy in Nice Guy Eddie (BBC). Recordings and Radio include: Moritz in Spring Awakening (English Theatre Frankfurt cast recording), and Liam in Till the Words come back (BBC). 


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Marie Francis

Marie trained at London Studio Centre and has worked as a dancer and actress worldwide, choreographing and dancing for singer ‘Bryan Ferry’ and ‘Roxy Music’. Her film and TV experience include Walt Disney's 'Maleficent', BBC's 'Horrible Histories', Strictly Come Dancing and Alan Rickman's new film 'A Little Chaos'. Marie has worked extensively as a teacher, working with all ages from pre-school to adult including SEN and is passionate about introducing children to the Arts and the benefit it can bring. 


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Sarah Galbraith

Sarah, originally from the USA, is proud to call London home. She made her Broadway debut with Phantom of the Opera as well as the National Tour and Las Vegas companies as a swing, Madame Giry and Christine cover. She also performed in the Broadway workshops of A Tale of Two Cities and Tom Jones. London credits include Florence in Chess and Rita in Steel Pier at the Union Theatre and Susan in Title of Show at the Landor Theatre.


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Jonny Godbold

Trained at Arts Educational Schools London

Jonny's credits include: Chicago (Leicester Curve), Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Santa Claus The Musical (Singapore), The Bald Prima Donna, Dames at Sea (Union Theatre), Cinderella (Watersmeet Theatre), Jack and the Beanstalk (Malvern Theatre).
Other work includes: Soho Cinders Concert, Broadway to West End Concert, Christmas in New York, 5 Years at the Curve Gala
Jonny also appeared on the Olivier Awards 2013 (ITV) with Top Hat.


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Benjamin Gould

Benjamin trained at the Academy of Live and recorded Arts.

He has recently played Paris and Balthasar (Romeo and Juliet), Lancelot (Lancelot and the Dragon), Philip (The Shape if Things), Joe (Sitting Up for Michael), Sly / Pedant (Taming of the Shrew), as well as a number of on screen roles.

Benjamin is also the Artistic Director of his own production company and a specialist in Commedia dell'Arte, physical theatre and improvisation. He directs, adapts and performs his own shows.


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Andrew Gray

Andrew trained at Laine Theatre Arts. 
His theatre credits include playing the Winkie General in Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'The Wizard of Oz' (The London Palladium), 'We Will Rock You' (Dominion theatre London), 'The Producers' (Theatre Royal Dury Lane and UK Tour) 'Fame!' (European tour), and Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' (UK Tour).

Andrew also appeared in the feature film 'Confetti', and several music videos.
He was also in the original performing cast onboard the passenger liner 'Queen Mary 2'.

 


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Carys Gray

Carys trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

Her credits include, Chorus in Opera North's Carousel @ The Barbican, No1 UK tours including Ethel in Footloose, Angie in The Wedding Singer & Hold Me Touch Me in The Producers. She appeared in Rent @ The Prince of Wales playing the role of Maureen on numerous occasions. She has many a Panto under her tutu and work abroad including Serena in Fame, Cyprus & Perfect Wedding, English Theatre, Hamburg.


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Alexandra Grierson

Alexandra trained at the prestigious Dance School of Scotland on the Musical Theatre Course and went on to receive a full scholarship to Guildford School of Acting where she gained a BA(Hons) in Musical Theatre.

She recently finished in the West End in Shrek The Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Previous professional credits include, WOTV Workshop (ATG 2013), Jekyll and Hyde (UK Tour 2011) understudy Emma, Oklahoma! (UK Tour 2010) understudy Aunt Eller, Evita (UK Tour 2009).


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Sammy Kelly

Ensemble in 42nd Street Gala (London Palladium); Mrs Potiphar in Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour); Prince Charming in Cinderella(Chris Jordan Productions); Patty Simcox in Grease (UK Tour); Ensemble in Mamma Mia! (international tour); Dance Captain in Cinderella (Oxford Playhouse); Mary Manning in Giants in the Earth (Oxfordshire Theatre Touring Company); Seeing Tomorrow and The Name of the Game (Playhouse Theatre, Epsom).

 


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Suzanna Kempner

Since graduating from the Royal Academy of Music, Suzanna has played Squeaky in Assassins (Winterflood Theatre), Cassandra in I Capture The Castle (showcased at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz (tour), Katisha in The Mikado (Tabard Theatre) and performed in John Bucchino & Friends 2013 (St James Theatre). She is also a comedian, winning the 2012 UK Funny Women Variety Award. Her stand-up hour debuted at the Leicester Square Theatre and 2013 Edinburgh Festival.


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Ellis Kerkhoven

Ellis trained at the Guildford School of Acting and has performed in musicals and plays in the West End, nationally and internationally. Most recently he returned from Singapore where he performed in Fantastic Mr Fox. Other shows include; Joseph (West End & Tour) Dr Dolittle (With Phillip Schofield) and Rock'n'Roll (West End directed by Trevor Nunn). Ellis loves puppetry and also writes books, plays and musicals for young people, working regularly as a writer/director with Youth Music Theatre UK (YMT).


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Samir Khan

Samir has worked commercially and in theatre. 

He performed in the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, performing alongside Russell Brand, Jessie J and Tinnie Tempah amongst others. He has also worked with artists such as Coldplay, Alesha Dixon, Conor Maynard, PSY and One Direction.

Samir has appeared in WE WILL ROCK YOU, ON THE BORDERLINE, CALL ME MADAM and BBC One TV show THE MAGICIANS. He has also worked on various fashion shows and music videos.


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Ian Knauer

Originally from the US., Ian has performed on Broadway in MAMMA MIA!, STATE FAIR, as Rev. Pinker in BY JEEVES, and he toured in eight National Tours. Here in the UK Ian toured as Glenn Miller in BUGLE BOY, played Captain von Trapp in THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Kilworth House), Billy Flynn in CHICAGO (Aberystwyth), and Mick Hamilton in STEEL PIER (Union Theatre). He has performed in many other shows, recordings, films, and concerts around the world.


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Kara Lane

UK credits include: 
Reno Sweeney in 'Anything Goes' (Kilworth House Theatre); 
Nancy 1st cover in the Cameron Mackintosh tour of 'Oliver!'; 
Diana Divane 1st cover in 'Lend Me A Tenor' (Gielgud Theatre, London); Magenta/Usherette in 'The Rocky Horror Show' (National tour and Singapore); 
Eva Peron 1st cover in 'Evita' (National tour); 
Ghost of Christmas Past in 'Scrooge' (National tour) 
and Mary Magdalene in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' (National tour).


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Stephanie Lane

Stephanie is an actress & singer who trained both classically & with the National Youth Music Theatre. She has performed in plays and musicals for the West End, National Theatre, Fringe and on tour in the UK. She recently played Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest for the Theatre Royal Haymarket (West End). Other credits include film work for Warner Brothers, radio for the BBC and several series of The Worst Witch for ITV.

 


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Arvid Larsen

Arvid has worked extensively in Musical Theatre both in the UK and the rest of Europe. His UK credits include, Jesus in 'JCS', Joseph in 'Joseph ATATD' to name a few. He just finished a year as Maxim DeWinter in the musical Rebecca in Germany. Other credits include: Tony in West Side Story in his native country, Norway. He's also toured the world as lead vocalist with 'The 12 Tenors'.


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Greg Lockett

Originally from the US, Greg trained at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, afterwards working with Tony Award winning director Christopher Renshaw on the US Transfer of the West End Musical, Zorro. He has worked extensively as an actor and fighter for stage and screen in the UK and US.

Greg's credits in the UK include Disney's upcoming live-action Cinderella, Yusef El-Fayoumy in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and Sam in Vincent in Brixton with James Dacre.


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Peter Manchester

Peter trained at Central School of Speech and Drama. 

His West End and Touring credits include Les Miserables, Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Nights Dream, 20th Century Boy, Mods & Rox, Casanova and The Recruiting Officer. 

On TV and Film, he has recently appeared in Without You on ITV, The Muppets 2, Les Miserables; 25th Anniversary o2 concert, The Royal Variety show and Classical Music Awards


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Lisa Mathieson

Lisa trained at the Arts Ed London.

Credits include: Twist And Shout, Hold Tight It's 60's Night, Aladdin, Cinderella, Dancing Queen (USA Tour), We Will Rock You (Cologne), Spamalot (Cologne), Gotta Sing Gotta Dance (UK Tour), Love Never Dies (West End), Ultimate Broadway (Shanghai), Santa Claus (Singapore), Virtue/Dance Captain in Anything Goes (Kilworth House Theatre).

Original Recordings include: Bonnie and Clyde, Just So, Spamalot.

Choreography credits include: Young Scot Awards, Scottish Entertainment Awards, Comic Relief Does Glee Club for CBBC.


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Dean Maynard

Dean trained at the London School of Musical Theatre, and from there went straight into a string of successful roles, his first being ‘The Pharoah’ in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  From there Dean has had the pleasure of Playing Leading Roles in Oh What A Night, The Full Monty, The Rocky Horror Show, Cats, and the ‘Child Catcher’ in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!  Dean was recently part of the original cast UK Tour of South Pacific where he covered the leading role of Emile De Becque, and is currently settling down his new role in Londons West End as part of the cast of ‘Billy Elliot’.

 


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Colin McGregor

After training at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts he has enjoyed performing worldwide. Recent companies include Disney & P&O. He understudied both leads on The Blues Brother UK tour & performed the role of ‘J.P.Richardson, the Big Bopper’ in the UK tour of 'Buddy The Musical'. One journalist referred to Colin as ‘a scene stealing human cartoon’ (Shropshire Star, 2009). Another, ‘an outrageously over the top performance which was worth the ticket price alone’ (Daily Post, 2008).


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Clare McMahon

Clare trained at Central School of Speech & Drama
Her theatre credits include Cripple of Inishmaan (Noel Coward Theatre - Michael Grandage), as Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Almeida Theatre/UK Tour), Twist of Gold (Polka Theatre), Aristocrats (An Grianan Theatre Letterkenny), Othello (Waterfront Hall Belfast/Irish Tour), Northern Star (Finborough Theatre), An Ideal Husband, The Cherry Orchard (Greenwich Playhouse).

As well as performing Clare has been teaching Drama across the UK for over four years.


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Helen Patching

Helen attended Doreen Bird College (BA Hons) 

Credits: 42nd Street Gala, London Palladium; Irving Berlin’s White Chrismas, The Lowry, Manchester; Peter Pan the Musical (Grand Canal, Dublin); Swing in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (National Tour); UK/International tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, playing Silly Girl, understudy Belle & Babette. Lead vocalist in Rat Pack Party; Dance Captain for Disney Cruise Line, America; Singer/Dancer aboard Crystal Cruises (Worldwide); Featured Dancer for the series of ITV’s Popstar to Operastar (ITV1).


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Katie Pritchard

Theatre Credits include: Dandini in Cinderella (Key Theatre, Peterborough), Carnaby Street (UK Tour), Dreamboats and Petticoats (West End) and Dreamboats and Petticoats (UK Tour), Kong and u/s Aladdin in Rock and Roll Aladdin (Shaw Theatre, London), My Fair Lady (Cambridge Arts Theatre), Rent (Broadway Theatre), and Sarah the Cook in Dick Whittington (Chaplin's Pantos). 


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Oliver Roll

Oliver trained at Paul McCartney's LIPA.His West End & touring credits include: Viva Forever!, The Wizard of Oz, Hair, Oliver!, Rent, We Will Rock You, Chicago, Cabaret, Wonderful Town, Imagine This & The Wedding Singer.

Television/Film credits include: London Road, Children in Need, Sanex advertisement & Blue Peter.

Oliver can be heard on the new cast recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production of The Wizard of Oz & the 2009 live recording of Oliver! starring Rowan Atkinson.


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Tanya Shields

Training; LSMT. 
Credits; Bird Girl/Mrs Major in Seussical (Arts Theatre); Edna O'Brien in Downtown Abbey (New Vic); Olive Ostrovsky in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Broadway Studio Theatre); ALW Unsung (Leicester Square); Martha in Spring Awakening (English Theatre, Frankfurt); Thirteen Days (Arcola); Princess Apricot in Jack and the Beanstalk (Belfast Opera House); Roar of the Greasepaint, Smell of the Crowd (Finborough); Gracie in 1916 The Musical (Workshop); Liz in short film Life Sentence (Urbanway Productions).
Recordings; Martha (Spring Awakening, Frankfurt).


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Paul Shipp

Paul trained at London Studio Centre. He most recently performed in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express (Asia tour and Bochum, Germany) in which he performed several different characters and finally landed the role of Electra. His West End credits include; We Will Rock You, Grease, Tonight's the Night (original cast) and Casper the musical. He also played the title role in Aladdin (Leeds, City Varieties)


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Dylan Turner

Dylan has starred in many West End shows. His theatre credits include Zeke Baylor in High School Musical - Live on Stage at Hammersmith Apollo, Sky in Mamma Mia!, Sonny/Doody in Grease, Travis in Footloose and The Jury in Chicago. He has also recently appeared at the Donmar Warehouse as Soldier in Life Is A Dream. Dylan appeared in the film Mamma Mia! starring Meryl Streep which has broken all box office records, and has become the fastest and highest selling DVD of all time in many countries around the world.


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Shona White

Shona trained at the Royal Academy of Music. 
She played Florence in Craig Revel Horwood’s Chess on a UK tour and in Toronto.

West End credits include: Standby/Elphaba - Wicked, Betty-Shout!, Usherette/Magenta - The Rocky Horror Show, Sophie Sheridan and Lisa -Mamma Mia!, All the Fun of the Fair and Merrily We Roll Along at the Donmar Warehouse. 
National tours include: Betty - Shout!, Usherette/Magenta
- The Rocky Horror Show, Juve Lead - zipp!, Barbra Streisand – Manhattan Nights and Ensemble/Eponine/Cosette in Les Miserables.
 Shona’s debut album ‘I’ll Bring you a Song’ is now available online.


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Anthony Whiteman

Anthony trained at Masters Performing Arts College graduating in 2003. Since then he has appeared in the West End and number one tours including Cats, My Fair Lady, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Billy Elliot, working as Dance Captain, Children's DC and Resident Choreographer through his career.

Anthony is also keen choreographer having worked on productions internationally (Mary Poppins) and critically acclaimed London productions. 

Anthony regularly teaches at various institutions in the UK and abroad.

More info available at www.anthonywhiteman.co.uk


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Gary Wood

Gary most recently played the role of Paul in A Chorus Line at the London Palladium. Theatre credits include Angel in Rent (Greenwich Theatre), Prince Chululongkorn in The King and I (National Tour), Wicked (Apollo Victoria), Hello, Dolly! (Curve, Leicester) and 42nd Street (Chichester Festival Theatre).

Film and Television credits include the motion picture World War Z alongside Brad Pitt, The 2013 Olivier Awards, This Morning and Let's Dance For Sport Relief.


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Hannah Woolley

Hannah trained at The Arts Educational School, London followed by Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating with a first class honours degree.Her theatre credits include: Understudy Paulette, Brooke and Vivienne in Legally Blonde (UK Tour), Sharon in Girls Night (New Vic, Newcastle-Under-Lyme and UK Tour), Gleekshow! (Arts Theatre, London), Hello Dolly! (UK Tour), understudy Mrs. Banks in Mary Poppins (West End), Louisa in The Sound of Music (Steam Industry, BAC), Emma Hackett in Three Cheers for Mrs Butler (Polka Theatre). Television includes: The Demon Headmaster (BBC), Don’t Stop Believing (Channel 5), and commercials for the Daily Mail, Minxy Bingo and Shout Credit. Presenting credits include: infomercials for KIA Motors, website presenter for the Grosvenor Victoria Casino, Radio presenter on Raider 1 (Raidersbroadcast.com), Shoe Strung (Argentum News/Blip TV).