DIRECTORS, CHOREOGRAPHERS & CASTING DIRECTORS

Karen Bruce – Director/Choreographer: "Dance til Dawn" (West End & UK Tour) & "Love Me Tender" (UK Tour). Ghoreographer "The Bodyguard" (UK Tour & Germany) Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace's Midnight Tango (West End); Strictly Come Dancing 2011 (BBC); So You Think You Can Dance (BBC); Olivier Award Winner for her Choreography of Pacific Overtures (Donmar Warehouse); Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour and in the West End); the Take That musical, Never Forget (UK Tour and in the West End); Footloose The Musical (UK Tour and in the West End); Fame (UK Tour and in the West End)

David Leighton – Director/ Commercial Choreographer: Olly Murs & Rizzle Kicks Brit Awards 2012; Kelly Clarkson "Mr. Know It All" X Factor 2011; Lorie "DITA" Video and TV Promo, France 2011; Heineken 'Human Equalizer' TV Commercial Worldwide 2012; Britain's Got Talent Series ITV1 2011; Nokia 'N8 Pink' Viral Commercial; T-Mobile 'Royal Wedding Dance' Viral Commercial; Plan B "She Said/Prayin" Brit Awards 2011; Nike Training Club iPhone App Commercial; Mylene Farmer "Oui, Mais Non" Video & NRJ Music Awards, Cannes 2011

Danny Teeson - LA Based Choreographer for film, TV & recording industry www.dannyteeson.com 

Adam Braham – Casting Director (Union Theatre): Chess; Pirates of Penzance; Babes in Arms; Jekyll & Hyde

Matthew Cole – Resident Director/Choreographer: The Cast (Television Pilot); Aladdin (Qdos Pantomimes); Strictly Come Dancing (BBC); The Trend Vision Awards (New York); The Pulse Awards (Grosvenor House).

Gary Lloyd – Director "Carrie The Musical" Southwark Playhouse, Director/Choreographer: Thriller Live! (West End & European Tour); Hair (Europe); Fame (Ireland); 20th Century Boy – The Story of Marc Bolan (UK Tour); X Factor (Arena Tours); Peter André; Jennifer Hudson; Cliff Richard; Dame Shirley Bassey; Tom Jones; Robin Gibb; Leona Lewis; Ray Will Young; Robbie Williams; Pink; Kelly Clarkson

Enda Markey Theatrical Producer based in Australia. Head of Enda Markey Presents Production Company. Produced and starred in "Side by Side By Sondheim" with Ruthie Henshall. Tour of Blood Brothers in Australia. KNown for producing Concerts, Collaorations, Tours.

Johnathan Mawson Associate Choreographer Dirty Dancing, Legally Blonde, Savoy Theatre

Benjamin Newsome – Casting Director: Theatre credits include - The Mystery Of Edwin Drood (The Arts Theatre), Search For A Twitter Star (The Lyric Theatre), I Do! I Do! (Riverside Studios), Crazy For You The Musical (Upstairs At The Gatehouse), The Mark Of Lia (The Brockley Jack), Pop Factor (UK Tour), Old Goat Song (The Lion & Unicorn), Edinburgh Fringe festival credits include – The Road To Qatar, 35mm.Film credits include Neil & Post It with new feature film Disorientated to hit screens 2015. Soon to be casting RENT (The Tabard Theatre).

Darragh O'Leary – Movement Director/Choreographer: The Sword in The Stone (New Wolsey); Spring Awakening (RSC Cottiers Theatre); West Side Story (Asst. Everyman Theatre); Brainstorm (BBC, Live from Television); Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony (Choreography Co-ordinator) London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Opening & Closing Ceremonies (Mass Movement Assistant)

Steven Paling – Resident Director/Choreographer: Batman Live (World Arena Tour); A Night of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall); Mamma Mia! (West End & International Tour); Chicago (UK Tour); Kerry Ellis' "Anthems" (Royal Albert Hall)

Alison Pollard – "The Book Of Mormon" UK Associate Director (West End)

Aaron Renfree – Commercial Choreographer - Currently for X Factor Tour

Denni Sayers – Choreographer in Milan "Turandot" for the opening night of World Expo 2015, at La Scala. Then to Bucharest as Choreographer and Director of the revival of  "Manon Lescaut" at the National Opera. 

Christian Storm – Director/Commercial Choreographer "The Bodyguard" Director (Gemany) & Associate Director (UK Tour)

Frank Thompson – Director/Choreographer: Mass Movement (Dance Agency); Will Young; Kylie; Alexandra Burke; FA Cup Final; NEXT; BBC; T4; Kelly Rowland; Rhianna; Puma; Adidas; DKNY; The Saturdays; BMW; Eurovision; Reebok; Louis Vuitton; Absolute Vodka

Nick Winston Director / Choreographer: Annie (National Tour), Let's Dance Again! (Royal Festival Hall), Flashmob (West End), Calamity Jane (National Tour), To Sir With Love (National Tour), Sweeney Todd (The Royal Exchange), Loserville (West End, Olivier Nomination: Best Musical), Sondheim at 80 (BBC Proms), Horrid Henry (West End), The Wizard Of Oz (Royal Festival Hall), Kiss Me Kate (Theatre du Chatelet), The Adventures Of Pinocchio (Sadler's Wells, Minnesota, Moscow, Bonn) www.nickwinston.co.uk

David Wood – Director/Choreographer: Levis; Coca Cola; MTV; Martine McCutcheon; The Dirty Dancing Workout DVD; The Body Shop; Johnson & Johnson; Cobella Hair Salons; Asian Jewel Awards; Re-union tour of the Spice Girls

William Whelton - Co-Founder & Choreographer of The Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester

 

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