Alan Hunter - Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Miranda Wilford- Thriller workshop
Sammy Ciriani - Popping, Locking and Waacking
Ceili O'Connor - Elf workshop
Max Trengrove - Street Dance
Yaw Darko - Locking
Charlie Stemp - Mary Poppins workshop
Fred Smiley - Kinky Boots and Street Dance workshop
Matt Krzan - Matilda and Cats workshop
Natalie Green - Prince of Egypt workshop
Luke Jarvis - Chicago workshop
Nicey Belgrave - Street Dance workshop
Natalie Woods - Hairspray Dance
Carrie-Anne Ingrouille - Six workshop
Leeson Lewis - Street Dance workshop
David O'Reilly - Everybody's talking about Jamie and Grease workshop
Sarah O'Connor - Waitress and Mamma Mia workshop
Alana Ramsey - Drama workshop
Nathaniel 'Sweetboy' Jones - Street dance workshop
Alana Ramsey - Drama workshop
Ryan Warren - Hip Hop workshop
Melody Squire - Contemporary workshop
Ashley Rowe - Break dance and house workshops
Jessica Ramsey - Drama workshop
Alexa - Pointe workshop
Miranda has appeared in many lead roles around the world and in London's West End, including playing the lead in Remembering Fred at London’s Palladium along side Strictly’s Aljaz and Janette.
Before the March lockdown, Miranda was playing Marion in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, opposite Joe McFadden
She also recently signed a publishing deal as a songwriter with SONY and has had 4 singles released this year already.
Miranda is a much sought after Resident Director and Choreographer, working with some of the world's biggest Producers and Directors in both London and Los Angeles.
Her West End lead roles include:
Lead Singer in Thriller Live!, and Sheila in Hair - both of which she was also Resident Director on.
Mrs Walker in The Who’s Tommy, Rizzo in Grease, the Narrator in Joseph, Lala Anderson in Propaganda Swing,
and she portrayed the iconic Doris Day in the world premiere of Ol' Blue Eyes...to name a few!
As a vocalist, Miranda is an established recording artist and a regular with big bands and orchestras, including the prestigious Syd Lawrence Orchestra, the funk big band, Spice Fusion and The London Movie Orchestra. She recently enjoyed sell-out concerts of her solo show, “Singing The Songs That Speak” and has had commercial success, such as with the club hit, "MINE" and her own singles “Just Like The Movies” and “Let Yourself Love Me”.
Miranda’s film credits include Angela in THE POSTMAN (Films United / 51 Degrees Film); Mother, in ANALGESIA (Dacha Studios); Sandra in GOLDFISH (Zaim Oneeb)
"Miranda Wilford - this actress is the girl who has everything. She is ravishingly beautiful, sings like an angel and looks like one"
"Miranda captures every minute nuance in a beautifully voiced performance of painfully anguished maturity... understated brilliance"
"It’s not an outrageous claim to say that there’s more than a little Dusty Springfield in her musical numbers – she really is a wonder"
“Miranda Wilford delivers her usual level of brilliance as Mrs. Walker (Tom- my’s mother) having to age, both physically and in attitude, from carefree young teenager to a middle aged matriarch, her Smash The Mirror an impressive solo.”
Sammy (Cherry) Ceriani from London UK has been dancing since the age of 10. Starting with competition training and commercial styles then moving onto further training at Swindon Dance Academy where she trained in classical styles as well as street styles across the board. She went onto training at university where she obtained her degree in dance, since then has trained, and performed with the likes of BoyBlue, Boadicea, FunkOfTheFuture, CompanyB, BirdGang and more.
Further credits include, choreographing and directing for singer artist Aria Grey, dancer for singer artist Bellsavvy in her latest music video ‘queen of my mind’, Breaking Convention, MoveIT, Deja Vu Events, Icon Festival, Barbican Theatre and Theatre Royale.
Miss Lark and understudy Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins
Jennyanydots and understudy Grizabella in Cats
Shwanda and understudy Jovie in Elf The Musical
Originally from North Shields, Alan trained in Musical Theatre at CPA College, Essex.
Theatre credits include: Miss Understanding & cover Bernadette in Priscilla Queen of the Desert (UK Tour); Prince Bendover in Prince Bendover In Boots (Royal Vauxhall Tavern), Beast/Prince in Beauty And The Beast (Whitley Bay Playhouse) Lucky in Dames at Sea (Union Theatre, London); Peter Pan (The Castle, Wellingborough);The Boy Friend (48 Hour Musical at Her Majesty’s Theatre); Fred in Dolly Day Dream (Barons Court Theatre, London); Snow White(Central Theatre, Chatham); and Peter Pan (Palace Theatre, Telford).
Alan has performed at The Sage in Gateshead; Birmingham Hippodrome; Newcastle City Hall and onboard several cruise ships for Jean Ann Ryan Productions.
He also appeared in Bebo drama Sofia’s Diary and The Library of Burned Books, a Student Oscar Nominated short film for the London Film School.
Originally from Adelaide, Australia, Maxwell's theatrical credits include the world premiere of ‘King Kong’, The Australian productions of 'West Side Story', 'The Bodyguard', 'Don Quichotte' and 'Hugh Jackman's Broadway to Oz' as well as dancing commercially for artists such as, Cher, Kylie Minogue, RedFoo, Ed Sheeran, Aston Merrygold, Megan Washington, The Veronicas and more.
Charlie was born in London. After graduating from Laine Theatre Arts, he made his professional debut in Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre), before playing Eddie in Mamma Mia! (International tour).
In 2016, he was cast by Cameron Mackintosh to play Arthur Kipps in his new production of Half a Sixpence at Chichester Festival Theatre. A West End transfer to the Noël Coward Theatre immediately followed, with Charlie's breakout starring performance garnering unprecedented critical acclaim.
For his performance, Charlie was nominated for the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical, the 2017 Carl Alan Performer's Award, the 2016 UK Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Musical, and he won the 2017 WhatsOnStage Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
Charlie starred as Dick in the Olivier Award-winning Dick Whittington at the London Palladium, returning to the Palladium one year on as Prince in Snow White.
He made his Broadway debut as Barnaby Tucker in Hello, Dolly! (Shubert Theater, New York) opposite Bette Midler and Bernadette Peters. For his performance, Charlie was awarded the 2018 Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut.
Most recently, he starred as Dvornichek in the UK tour of Tom Stoppard's Rough Crossing.
Training: Colin's Performing Arts and Colchester Institute.
Theatre includes: Thee Book of Mormon (West End). Simon Senior in Kinky Boots (UK Tour).
Television includes: Michael McIntyre's Big Show (Theatre Royal Drury Lane).
THEATRE INCLUDES: West End: Guard/first cover Reuben in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London Palladium); Fogarty/Judge in Chicago (Phoenix Theatre); Munkustrap/ understudy Bustopher Jones/Gus in Cats (London Palladium); Swing/Dance Captain/understudy Joseph Smith in The Book of Mormon (Original London Cast/Prince of Wales); Swing/ understudy Farah/Young Bernadette in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Palace Theatre); Swing/understudy Witch’s Father in Wicked (Apollo Victoria); Dance Captain/Cagelle/understudy Etienne in La Cage aux Folles (Playhouse Theatre). Other includes: Munkustrap/understudy Bustopher Jones/Gus/Dance Captain in Cats (international tour); Ensemble/understudy Buddy in Elf The Musical (original UK cast/Plymouth/Dublin); Ensemble/understudy Tick and Bernadette in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (UK tour); Swing/Dance Captain/understudy Fred Casely in Chicago (UK tour); Admetus/Macavity/ understudy Munkustrap and Tugger in Cats (UK tour/Italy); Nintendo/alternate Electra in Starlight Express (UK tour/Scandinavia); Ensemble in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (original UK tour). Workshops include: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Playful Productions); Ghost (Broadway/Colin Ingram Ltd); La Cage aux Folles (Broadway/Sonia Friedman Productions).
TELEVISION INCLUDES: BBC’s The Greatest Dancer (with Drag group The Globe Girls), Penny Dreadful, Lars in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert on The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Cagelle in La Cage aux Folles on Comic Relief and The Royal Variety Performance.
FILM INCLUDES: Ship Helmsman in Captain America: The First Avenger, Foot Soldier in Jack and the Giant Slayer.
CHOREOGRAPHY INCLUDES: Loserville (Union Theatre); Cool Rider (West End).
Theatre includes: Hair (50th Anniversary UK Tour); 21 Chump Street (The Courtyard Theatre); Hair (Hope Mill Theatre & The Vaults); Wicked (UK & Ireland Tour); Parade (Southwark Playhouse); The Fix (Union Theatre); Seussical the Musical (Selladoor/Arts Theatre); Spring Awakening (UK Tour); Godspell (Union Theatre) and Grease! (European Tour).
Other work includes: Eliza and the Bear (recording backing vocalist) and Lead Vocalist on Royal Caribbean Cruise.
Theatre credits include: Alonzo & Rupus Rumpus Cat US Munkustrap/Rum Tum Tugger/Macavity, CATS THE MUSICAL, (RCCL), Swing US Amos & Mary Sunshine, CHICAGO THE MUSICAL, (Phoenix Theatre Londons WEST END), Ensemble/Cover Prince Charming in Snow White and the Severn Dwarfs (Evolution Productions), Ensemble in Annie Get Your Gun (Union Theatre), Harrison/Doc in Chicago Das Musical (German Tour), Harrison in Chicago The Musical (RCCL), Captain Planet in Original Cast of Rainbow Rocks (International Tour), John in the Original Cast of Six-Five Rock n Roll Express, Dancer on (P&O Azura), Vince in Fashion Victim The Musical, Ensemble in Peter Pan (Camberley Theatre), Dance Captain in Call Me Madam (Union Theatre London), Ensemble in Aladdin at the (Playhouse Theatre), Bobby in 'Bluebirds' at (The Stag Theatre London), Linus in 'Snoopy The Musical' at the (Kenneth Moore Theatre Ilford), Ensemble in 'Robin Hood' (Marlowe Theatre Canterbury) and Lancelot in Blondalot (Helix Theatre Dublin).
After joining the Olivier award winning company Boy Blue Entertainment In 2014, Nicey has performed in many shows such as Project R.E.B.E.L and Breakin Convention. Also working alongside Danny Boyle in the ‘Emancipation of Expressionism’ GSCE video.
Nicey has also performed at Capital’s Summertime Ball and The Rated Awards. credits also include- Craig David, NSG, Dua Lipa, Raye and Jax Jones, Not3s and Sky Arts.
Natalie trained at CPA studios and is currently walking cover Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray in the West End. Other theatre credits include: Horse in Wind in the Willows (London Palladium); Agnes in Gypsy (Savoy Theatre); Jan in GREASE (UK Tour); Hunk/Scarecrow in wizard of oz (Storyhouse, Chester); Miss Dilber in Scrooge The Musical (The Curve); Jan in Grease (The Curve/Middle East Tour); Ruth in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Kilworth House); Enid Hoopes in Legally Blonde (The Curve/South Korea); Agnes in Gypsy (Chichester Festival Theatre); Ensemble in Amadeus (Chichester Festival Theatre); Luce in Boys From Syracuse (Union Theatre – London); Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray (Royal Caribbean).
Television and Film: Agnes in Gypsy - Live recording from The Savoy Theatre, London (BBC); Horse in Wind in the Willows - Live recording from The Palladium (UK Cinema & Broadway HD); Good Morning America - ABC, when she played Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray.
Carrie-Anne Ingrouille is a performer, choreographer and director originating from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. She began her dance training aged 2 1/2 at the Avril Earl Dance and Theatre Arts Centre and then continued further at The Centre Performing Arts College in London.
Carrie has been a core member of the award winning ZooNation Dance Company since 2005, the company specialise in Narrative Hip Hop Theatre and her credits with the company include – “Into the Hoods”, “Some Like it Hip Hop”, “ZooNation 10 Year Anniversary”, “Groove on Down the Road”, “ZooNation: Unplugged”, “The Show of Life”, ”The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” and the London handover ceremonies for the Beijing Olympics, 2008. Carrie wears many different hats within ZooNation and her various roles include Associate Director, Resident Director, Choreographer, Performer and Teacher.
Other performing and choreography theatre credits include: “SIX” (Arts Theatre London, UK Tour), “This is My Family” (Chichester Festival Theatre), Blaze, The Street Dance Sensation” (Peacock Theatre and European tour), “Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense” (Duke of York’s Theatre and UK tour), “The Suicide” (The National), “I Can’t Sing, The X Factor Musical” (The London Palladium), “The International Olympic Committee Heads of State Performance” 2012 (Royal Opera House), “The Realness” and “Polatrix” (Hackney Down Studios), “R&D” (Hampstead Theatre), ”Back to the Lab”, “Sum of Parts” and “Breakin’ Convention” (Sadler’s Wells), “The Catherine Tate Show Live” (UK Tour), “Whydentity” (Royal Festival Hall).
Carrie is also currently the Resident Choreographer for “Hamilton” in the West End.
Carrie also engages in work in the commercial industry and has choreographed various music videos/live performances, corporate engagements and campaigns such as, ”Change4Life Summer Campaign”, “StreetDance 3D” (Vertigo Films), Sony “Dance Star Party” (Playstation 3 Games), Esmee Denters “T4 On The Beach” (Live Performance), Elderbrook “Good Times” (Music Video), Google “Engage EMEA” (Dublin), “F&F” Children’s Autumn Campaign 2015 (Internet Advertisement), “Sassoon at Salon International” (Gala Dinner and Presentation).
As well as performing and choreographing she is extremely passionate about training and education and teaches at some of the UK’s leading dance establishment. Carrie is currently Artistic Director of ZooNation Youth Company and also the founder of the ‘Progressive Learning Workshops’ (a workshop initiative to help train and educate dance teachers and graduates).
Leeson Lewis is a 24 year old Artist/Entertainer from East London and Essex who trained at Urdang Academy. Leeson started dancing at the age of 15 at Kayzar in Essex and is a member of Noesisx.
“Everything I create stems from my belief of freedom and being true to yourself. I want to express my thoughts, my stories and inspire others to believe and be themselves.”
Leeson bases his style around the chameleon. The music provides a new world for him and he, like a chameleon, blends into the new world around him.
Credits include: M&S Christmas AD, The World Battle ‘Tell a story battle’ Winner - Portugal, GAP Campaign, Noe-Genesis London fashion week, Boy George & Culture Club - Let Somebody Love You, The Dam Channel 4 (short film), American express Advert, Paco Rabanne + Jax Jones, IDC Battle Oakland Vs UK 1v1 Winner, Platform LDN 2v2 winner, Love Atri (Bollywood film), Platform LDN 2v2 winner, Freestyle Friday - Judge,
SDI, 101, UNITY, XM EVENTS, ANZA - Judge
Additional skills include: Directing, Teaching, Choreography, Popping, Locking, Breaking, Hip hop, House, Krump, Experimental, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Tricks, Poetry, Music, Acting, Modelling, Rapping
David graduated from Colins Performing Arts in 2010 where he studied Musical Theatre. David has played T-Bird Roger in GREASE, Standby Elder Cunningham in THE BOOK OF MORMON, Bean in ITV’s Award Winning Comedy Series BENIDORM, Chobado in Disney XD’s ‘FURIKI WHEELS’, Cecil Graham in Oscar Wildes “LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN’ directed by Kathy Burke, Francis Henshall in ONE MAN,TWO GUVNORS and he is currently Laika Virgin in EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE in the West End.
Alana trained at RADA and has been lucky enough to have some amazing jobs. She has recently filmed for Season 4 of The Crown which will be shown on Netflix next year. Some theatre credits include: The Importance of Being Earnest, Young Marx, The Glass Menagerie, A Bright Room Called Day, Unearthed, Young Bloods.
Some TV credits include: The Crown, Bulletproof, Silk, Doc Martin and Doctors
Some Film credits include: Common People, Belle
Some Radio credits include: Number 10, Two Minutes Hate, The Mysterious Death of Jane Austen, The Russian Gambler, Best Q, Heading to Paradise, Burn Baby Burn
American-born choreographer Melody Squire is known for creating visually stimulating work as well as her innate storytelling ability. Her versatility across dance genres makes her a choreographer/director in high demand, working extensively in film, television and theatre. As a performer, Melody has worked with numerous artists including Madonna, James Blunt and pop promo for Beyoncé. Notable choreography credits include: Selfridges, Fila, the Corrs, SYTYCD UK, World Class Congress Awards (South Africa) and Tiger Bay the Musical (Wales Millennium Centre). Currently Melody is associate director and choreographer for a new production at the Welsh National Opera. Melody is the founder and artistic director of Sol Dans Company, an award winning contemporary dance company. She is a talent judge and master educator for Starpower International. Melody is passionate about dance education and teaches regular classes at Pineapple Dance Studios, as well as master classes worldwide. Www.melodysquire.com
Ashley started dancing around 8 years old. He was a massive Michael Jackson fan and dance was a hobby that grew into something he wanted to make a career from. He is a UDO advance solo world champion. He trained with flawless for a while before stepping into the musical theatre world doing year at CPA and now training at D&B Academy.
Sarah is currently swing for Jenna and Dawn in Waitress in the West End.
Some of her other West end credits include: Mistress, Evita (Phoenix Theatre). Imelda Quirke, The Commitments original cast (Palace Theatre). Swing/1st cover Eponine, Les Miserables (Queens Theatre). Ensemble/1st cover Sophie, Mamma Mia! (The Prince of Wales Theatre).
Other credits: Celtic angels (US tour) Mistress (UK/European tour) Snow White in Snow White and the seven dwarfs (Grand Opera House in Belfast, Qdos).
Television: Finalist in Ireland's "Fame the musical". (RTE).
Nathaniel a Professional Hip Hop / Commercial Dancer and Choreographer. He is one of the leading industry dancers to have extensively worked with artists such as: Beyonce & Jay Z, Jason Derulo, Rita Ora , Kelly Rowland, Whitney Houston to name a few.
He also has appeared on TV shows such ITV's X Factor, BBC 1's So You Think You Can Dance and Strictly Come Dancing. He was also Dance Captain/Dancer for the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony. He is part of Hip Hop Dance Company BoyBlue Entertainment as a dance teacher
Jess trained in musical theatre at CPA studios. She now runs her own theatre company - J R Theatre and drama school for kids. As a producer and director she has put on several sell out shows in theatres across London. She has 20 years experience working with children and as well as teaching dance and drama in schools, she tutors students for drama school entry (Arts Ed, Italia Conti, BRIT School) and the West End (Matilda, School of Rock)
Ryan Warren has been dancing since the age of seven and has trained all over the nation. He began his career in high school as a featured dancer in the Miss Tennessee pageants and with R&B act, “Destiny’s Child.” Since then he has choreographed for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Kansas City Chief Cheerleaders, traveled the country with the Adrenaline Dance Convention, was featured on the international television show “Barney the Dinosaur”, performed along side the rap duo “Yin Yang Twins,” back up danced for country sensation Carrie Underwood, and was featured in Christian recording artist Kari Jobe’s music video, “You are For Me.” Ryan has taught for the Dupree Dance Expo Convention and Dance Revolution. His individualistic choreography style has earned him national recognition and is in demand at studios across the country. Ryan is a graduate from Dallas Baptist University with a bachelor’s in Psychology and a minor in Biblical