Adam is originally from the North East and trained at The London School of Musical Theatre.
Since graduating Adam has performed all over the World. He played a Priest and Understudied the role of ‘Annas’ in the World Arena Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and can be seen on the Universal DVD of the show. Adam toured the UK with ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’ playing ‘Simeon’ and covering the role of ‘The Pharaoh’.
He often performs with Musical Theatre Supergroup ‘The Barricade Boys’ and joined the group for a special performance at West End Live 2018. Adam covered and then eventually played the role of ‘Lonny’ in the UK Tour of ‘Rock of Ages!’
Other credits include: BBC Proms for Stephen Sondheim's 80th Birthday at the Royal Albert Hall.
Adam played the role of ‘Khashoggi’ in the 2019/20 production and is excited to be returning to the role.
Instagram and Twitter: @adzstrong
Amy trained at Italia Conti Academy. Her theatre credits include; Bat Out of Hell (London Coliseum, Manchester Opera House & Toronto); Priscilla Queen of the Desert (UK tour & New Zealand); Starlight Express (Germany); Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus (The Other Palace). Other credits; Lead vocalist in Christmas Moments (German tour) and The Great British Bake Off (Channel 4).
Amy is delighted to be playing the role of Oz in this reimagined production of We Will Rock You.
Anna trained at the Guildford School of Acting where she performed in many roles such as: Dragon in Shrek: The Musical (Jenny Sawyer); Mrs Fairfax in Jane Eyre (Sam Wood); Maria/Dance Captain in 9 to 5 (Samuel Harjanne); Dancer in Earthquakes in London (Richard Neale); The Good Fairy in Sweet Charity (Nicholas Scrivens). Other credits include Supernumerary in An Inspector Calls (PW Productions Ltd, Stephen Daldry) and Choir Vocalist in With a Little Bit of Lerner (BBC Concert Orchestra, Larry Blank).
Crystal Leah is a Professional Dancer, Actress and Model based in London, UK.
Since graduating from Millennium Performing Arts in 2016, Crystal has thrown herself into the commercial industry and trained with London’s top commercial choreographers.
Working in all fields from TV to modelling, music videos and live showcases.
Credits Include; The Royal Variety show 2018;Piano Legends UK Tour 2018; Music Video “Beautiful Life” by Rick Astley; Children in Need 2018; Floating Festivals on board the Royal Caribbean Cruise; L’Oréal; Channel 4; Sky; Paul Mitchell and CTC Dance Company.
Crystal is thrilled to be joining the cast of We Will Rock You. She would like to thank YOU Management for their continued support.
David trained at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Circle in the Square Theatre School and Cologne Film School. His theatre credits include: Syd in Motown the Music Show (Landgraf Konzerts Andrew Hunt, Dir.); Gospel Quartette in Amazing Grace (Kirche Doris Marlis, Dir.); Der Traumbringer in Berlin Erleuchtet (Friedrichstadt-Palast Roland Welke, Dir.); Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar (Theatre Trier Martin G. Berger, Dir.); Britney Spears in We Will Rock You (German Premiere Cast Ben Elton, Dir); Tom Collins in Rent (German Premiere Cast Martha Banta, Dir.); John in Miss Saigon (German Premiere Cast Mitch Lemsky, Dir.); and Electa in Starlight Express (Japan, Australia, Dion McHugh, Dir.). David has performed in New York City as ensemble in Singin’ In The Rain (Gershwin Theatre, Twyla Tharp, Dir.), as Mingo in Porgy and Bess (Radio City Music Hall, Jack O’Brien, Dir.) and as New Yorkers in Christmas Spectacular (Radio City Music Hall). Film and television credits: Daniel in Der Himmel hat view Ecken (Klaus Wirbitzky, Dir.); Chris Negembe in Soko Wien (Erhard Riedlsperger, Dir.) and London soloist in Chess in Concert (PBS, Heartache Prod.).
Ed trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), on the BA(Hons) Acting programme. He graduated in 2014 and joined AIDA Cruises as a Lead Soloist working on their AIDA Stella and AIDA Blu ships respectively.
His previous credits include: Blues Brothers: On A Mission From God (Italian Tour) and BBC Radio 3 Presents: A Clockwork Orange feat. BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (BBC Radio 3) *Radio Drama Award – Best Adaptation.
Ed is thrilled to be joining We Will Rock You and would like to thank his family and his wife for their amazing support.
Elena trained at the Royal Academy of Music where she performed as Jo March in Little Women. Her theatre credits include: Eponine in Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre West End) and Lauren in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre West End). Workshops Include: Young Liza in Lady in the Dark.
Ian was born in Coventry and at 16 years of age gained a full scholarship to Masters Performing Arts College where he trained under the guidance of Wendy Headford for 4 years. In 2015, Ian was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre) - a role he created in the West End.
Additional theatre credits include: Young Ben Stone in Follies (National Theatre); Sid Worley in An Officer and A Gentleman (UK and Ireland Tour); Bud in Angels, Punks and Raging Queens (The Criterion); Ray/Alternate Deco Cuffe in The Commitments (Palace Theatre); Alternate Drew Boley in Rock of Ages (Garrick & Shaftesbury Theatres);An Evening with Duncan Sheik & Stephen Sater (The Other Palace);Hair (European Arena Tour); High School Musical 2 (UK and Ireland Tour), Can’t Buy Me Love (UK Tour)
Ian’s recordings and TV credits include: Lead vocalist on Enid Blyton’s The Famous FiveAnimated Series - Disney Channel Worldwide. He has also taken part in the following workshops: Irving Radovich in Roman Holiday (London & Shanghai); Pip in The Navigator; Father in The Wall - Pink Floyd Musical; Nick in The Famous Five; Michael in The Canary Girls.
You can follow Ian on Twitter: @i_mcintosh
Jacob trained at Southern Theatre Arts Centre and graduated from Laine Theatre Arts in 2014. His theatre credits include: Dance Captain in Bat out of Hell (Metronom Theatre Germany/ Stage Entertainment); Assistant Dance Captain and Swing/Cover Koukol & Black Vampire in Tanz der Vampire (Tour of Germany/ Tour Entertainment GmbH); Featured Ensemble in Cinderella (London Palladium/ QDOS); Ensemble/Dog Darren in 27 the Musical (Union Theatre); Ensemble and Harry/Aaron in Chicago the Musical (Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas); Ensemble in Peter Pan (Venue Cymru Llandudno and Theatre Royal Swansea/ QDOS); Ensemble in Dick Whittington (Theatre Royal Newcastle/ QDOS); and Singing in the Rain (Royal Variety Performance).
Instagram - @jsfearey
Jennifer trained at Arts Educational Schools, London. Her theatre credits includes: Martha in Heathers The Musical (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Martha in The Secret Garden (The Barn Theatre); Rent (UK tour/Michael Grandage); Debbie in Groundhog Day (Old Vic); Mama Bear/Ogre in Shrek (UK tour); Ensemble/cover Madame Thenardier Les Misérables (Queen’s); Princess Winifred in Once Upon a Mattress (Union Theatre); Ensemble in Our House the Musical – 10th Anniversary (Savoy) and Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray (Aberystwyth Arts Centre).
Workshops include: Debbie in Groundhog Day (Old Vic) and Lia’s Guide to Winning the Lottery (Perfect Pitch).
Television credits includes: Casualty (BBC) and Gangs of London (Sky Atlantic/HBO).
Joanne trained at London School of Musical Theatre. Her credits include: Shirlie Holliman, The Best of Wham! (UK Tour); Lead Vocalist, Viva La Broadway (Tour); Wendy, Peter Pan and Lead Vocalist on Celebrity Cruises.
Kate trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Her Theatre Credits includes: Lorraine in Jersey Boys (International Tour); Ensemble in Evita (UK Tour); Hua & Dance Captain in Marco Polo: An Untold Love Story (Shaw Theatre); Leia Dawkins in Loserville (Union Theatre) and The Martyr (Soho Theatre). Workshop includes: The Show Must Go On (We Will Rock You 2).
Laura, originally from Scotland, trained at Performers College and graduated with a Diploma in Professional Dance with Distinction. Her theatre credits include: Featured Dancer and Soloist in Musical Starnights European Tour (Worldwide Events); Dancer in Bohemian Rhapsody UK Tour (Spirit Productions); Various Pantomime productions for Qdos Entertainment as Dance Captain.
TV and Film credits include: Glow by Ella Henderson (Music Video); Sweet Nothing by Calvin Harris & Florence Welch (Music Video); Dancer for The Overtones on Ant and Dec's Red or Black (ITV); Dancer for Lulu on Let's Dance for Comic Relief (BBC) and Dancer in Walking on Sunshine (Vertigo Films).
Louis trained at Bird College of Dance. His theatre credits include:
Angel/Ensemble in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre); Macavity/Plato and u/s Rum Tum Tuger in Cats (Royal Caribbean Cruises). Credits whilst training include: Link Larkin in Hairspray (Bird College, Rachel Stanley); dancer/singer at 100: A Tribute to Dame Vera Lynn (Palladium, Dougie Squires); Golden Age of Dance (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Alan Burkitt); Dancer in Julian Clary ‘Born To Mince’ (Palladium) Television and film credits include: dancer in Olympia Horse Show (BBC, Anthony Johns & Dougie Squires); dancer in The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration (ITV, Anthony Johns & Dougie Squires) and Angel/Ensemble in Kinky Boots Movie (Film Adaptation).
Michael started his professional career as Michael St James with his band The Park. He signed his first record deal when he was 19 years old. After touring with 10cc Michael parted from Phonogram and his band, Michael went on to sign solo deals with Warner Brothers and EMI. During this period, he wrote songs for Toyah, Jonny Logan and Elaine Paige.
Michael lived in Paris and toured the world with French star Julien Clerc writing Julien’s first English album collaborating with other French writers including Serge Gainsbourg. In August 1991 after a near fatal car crash Michael changed his name, career and trained at The Lee Strasberg Studio. He produced his early plays including Macbeth at the Lyric Theatre London. Michael made his West End debut in Blood Brothers and went on to star in Ben Elton’s Tonight’s the Night, for which he was nominated for Best Actor in a Musical.
He played the part of Lank in the double Olivier winning musical Crazy for You. Michael won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Actor in the BBC drama Doctors for his role of Dr Nick West. He has appeared in many television shows including Blessed, M.I.T., A Touch of Frost, EastEnders, Miss Marple, Cradle to Grave, Kavanagh QC, Vera and Emmerdale. He released his first music in over 20 years in 2010 with the album 'Shower Over Moon Street' performing at The Royal Albert Hall for the Born Free Charity with Bryan Adams.
He made his movie debut in Essex Boys in 2000 with Sean Bean, Larry Lamb, Alex Kingston and Tom Wilkinson. Michael has written, produced and acted in over 30 films including Allied with Brad Pitt, Where Hands Touch, directed by Amma Asante and more recently, Hatton Garden the Heist,13 Graves and the multi award winning Winter Ridge with Hannah Waddingham and Alan Ford. He is soon to be seen in The Guard of Auschwitz which he executive produced and stars in alongside his daughter Claudia Grace Mckell and Lewis Kirk. We Will Rock You sees Michael returning to his love of live performance.
Victoria began her training in Ireland at CSN Dance under the instruction of Alan Foley before then moving to London to continue her training at Millennium Performing Arts. Her theatre and TV credits include: Midsomer Murders ( Episode 1, Series 21 ); The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Tour); Cinderella (Pearce Suite Theatre); Guys and Dolls (Pre-Production, Mill at Sonning); Cinderella (The Compass Theatre); Turn it Up - Sophia Mena (Music Video); Dick Whittington (The Compass Theatre); Magic of Musicals (The Spa Pavillion); She Loves me (The Bathway Theatre); and Sleeping Beauty (Cork City Ballet)
Victoria is part of the Jazz faculty at Millennium Performing Arts and choreographer to DK Produktions. She is also assistant choreographer to Curtis Angus for MAM (Poland)
Phil McIntyre Entertainments has been producing, promoting and representing artists since 1974.
For twenty years the company was one of the country’s leading rock and roll promoters, working with bands including The Smiths, AC/DC, The Clash, Culture Club, New Order, Tears for Fears, Metallica and Queen amongst many more.
The leading promoter of live comedy shows in the UK, PME has worked with comedians including Rowan Atkinson, Dave Allen, Chris Rock, Ben Elton, Victoria Wood, Russell Brand, Billy Connolly, Steve Coogan, John Bishop, Monty Python, The Fast Show, Ricky Gervais, The League of Gentlemen, Lenny Henry, French & Saunders, Peter Kay, Little Britain, The Mighty Boosh, Bill Bailey & Jack Whitehall.
The company has produced 7 West End hit plays: Gasping, Silly Cow, Slip of the Tongue, Waiting for Godot, Smaller, Ghost Stories and the Laurence Olivier Award-winning Popcorn. Recently PME has produced the hugely popular live stage adaptation of Craig Cash and Phil Mealey’s TV show ‘Early Doors’.
Musicals produced include the long running ‘We Will Rock You’; ‘Our House’; ‘Tonight’s The Night - the Rod Stewart Musical’; Victoria Wood’s ‘Acorn Antiques – The Musical!’; the world’s first Hip-Hop musical ‘Into The Hoods’; ‘The Commitments’ as well as ‘Only Fools and Horses; The Musical’
‘Monty Python Live; One Down Five to Go’ the last ever Monty Python Tour was produced by PME in 2014, selling out ten nights at London’s O2 Arena. PME promoted the Olympic gold medalist skaters Torvill & Dean on four world tours and subsequently they have co-produced live tours of the ITV hit Torvill and Dean’s Dancing On Ice.
PME are also very proud to have produced the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing Live for the last ten years. The company has also produced the live tours of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent.
The PME film and television division has produced two feature films; Guest House Paradiso starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson and Maybe Baby starring Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Rowan Atkinson and Dawn French.
Included in their television productions are Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights, Peter Kay Live at Manchester Arena, Peter Kay’s Britain’s Got the Pop Factor and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice; Monty Python’s Live from the O2, Craig Cash’s and Phil Mealey’s Early Doors, Our Friend Victoria; Victoria Wood With all the Trimmings; Victoria Wood’s Midlife Christmas; Victoria at The Albert and Acorn Antiques: The Musical! ; Ben Elton’s Blessed , Get A Grip and The Wright Way; Dynamo: Magician Impossible; Dave’s One Night Stand and Live From The BBC; Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled. Phil McIntyre TV has also filmed over 50 live stand-up comedy shows for TV or DVD broadcast.
PME has also managed some of the foremost comedic writing and acting talent in the UK including Ben Elton, Peter Kay, John Cleese, Victoria Wood, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash and Adrian Edmondson.
Ben Elton is a multi award winning novelist, playwright, television writer, screen writer and lyricist. He is also a theatre, screen and TV Director, a Stand Up Comedian and a very occasional actor. He was born in Catford, South East London on May 3rd 1959, the youngest of four Children. He read Drama at Manchester University. He is married and has three children.
There follows a list of Ben Elton’s principle professional work.
Stark (1989) Gridlock (1991) This Other Eden (1993) Popcorn (1996) Blast From The Past (1998) Inconceivable (1999) Dead Famous (2001) High Society (2002) Past Mortem (2004) The First Casualty (2005) Chart Throb (2006) Blind Faith (2007) Meltdown (2009) Two Brothers (2012) Time and Time again (2014) Identity Crisis (2019)
Six of the above were UK No 1 Bestsellers. Ben Elton’s novels have also been hugely successful in Australia and New Zealand and are published around the world.
The Young Ones (1982/4) Co Writer with Rik Mayall and Lisa Meyer.
Alfresco (1982/4) Performer and Co Writer with Stephen Fry. Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson.
Happy Families (1985) Writer.
Blackadder 2 (1983) Co Writer with Richard Curtis.
Filthy Rich & Catflap (1986) Writer.
Saturday Live (1986/7) Comedian/Host.
Blackadder The Third (1987) Co writer with Richard Curtis.
Friday Night Live (1988) Comedian/Host.
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989) Co writer with Richard Curtis.
Ben Elton The Man From Auntie (1990 and 1994) Writer/Performer.
The Thin Blue Line (1995/6) Writer.
The Ben Elton Show (1998) Writer Performer.
Blessed (2005) Writer.
The Wright Way (2013) Writer.
Upstart Crow- 3 series (2016-2018) Writer.
Ben also wrote Mr Bean’s ‘exam’ episode.
STAND UP COMEDIAN
Ben has been one of the UK’s most successful live acts for over 35 years His most recent UK tour began in September 2019 to critical acclaim, which he has since taken to Australia and New Zealand. In 1990 he co hosted the Nelson Mandela Celebration at Wembley Stadium. He hosted the Brits in 1997 and 1998 and The Royal Variety Performance in 2000. He writes all his own material.
STAGE WRITING AND PLAYS
The New Review (1985) With Richard Curtis. Gasping (1990) Silly Cow (1991) Popcorn (1997) Blast From the Past (1998) The Upstart Crow (2020)
The Beautiful Game (2000) Book and Lyrics, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. We Will Rock You (2002) Book, Music by Queen. Tonight’s The Night (2004) Book. Music by Rod Stewart and others. Love Never Dies (2010) co wrote book. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Maybe Baby (2000) Writer/Director.
Three Summers (2017) Writer/Director.
All is True (2018) Writer
Other directing work includes Silly Cow, The Thin Blue Line (with John Birkin) Blessed, We Will Rock You, Tonight’s The Night and The Beautiful Game, reworked as The Boys In the Photograph.
Three BAFTA’s (Best Comedy Series. The Young Ones and Blackadder 3 and 4).
Two Olivier Awards (Popcorn and We Will Rock You).
The Royal Television Society Writers Award (Man From Auntie).
British Comedy Award (The Thin Blue Line).
Public and Professional Jury Awards at Reims (Thin Blue Line).
Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger Award for Crime Fiction (Popcorn).
WH Smiths People’s Choice Fiction Award (High Society).
Prix Polar International Crime Writer Award (Amitiès Mortelles (Past Mortem, French edition).
Critics Circle Award Best Musical (The Beautiful Game).
Cannes Ecrans Prix du Jury 2018 (Three Summers)
In 2007 Ben Elton was awarded the Special Golden Rose D’Or at The International Television festival in Lucerne Switzerland for his life time contribution to the Television Arts.
2019 Master and Margarita Opera, Choreographer,Hungarian National Opera House, Budapest 2019 Cat City Musical, Choreographer, Jozsef Attila Theatre, Budapest
2019 Liliomfi Musical, Madach Theatre, Budapest 2018 Star in Star Tv Shows, Choreographer, TV2 2018 We Will Rock You, Choreographer, Magyar Theatre, Budapest
2018 The Talking robe Musical, Choreographer, Katona Jozsef Theatre, Kecskemet
2018 Sister Act musical, Choreographer, Szeged Open Air Theatre/Budapest Operetta Theatre
2017 We Will Rock You, Choreographer, Budapest Olympic Center
2017 Sun City, Choreographer, Magyar Theatre 2017 Carmen, Choreographer, Móricz Zsigmond Theatre
2016 Dream Car Musical, Choreographer, Madách Theatre, Budapest
2016 The Great Duet Tv Show, Choreographer, TV2
2016 SHREK the Musical, Choreographer, Budapest Sportarena
2016 Hello Dolly! Musical, Choreographer, Szolnoki Szigligeti Theatre
2015 American’s Got Talent New York, dancer, Freelusion
2015 France Got Talent semi-final, dancer
2015 The Song - Eurovision Song Contest Hungary, Choreographer, Hungarian Television
2014 Rising Star Vocal Talent Tv Show, Choreographer, TV2
2014 Berlin Songs Concert, Choreographer, MÜPA 2014 Study of Woman Musical, Choreographer, Madách Theatre, Budapest
2014 Naked Clown - New Circus, Dancer - Artiste, Recirquel - MÜPA
2014 Puppet Show - The Big Gatsby, Choreographer, Dancer, Orfeum Budapest
2014 Rise like a phonix – dance film, Choreographer,
2013 Britan’s got Talent Tv Show Freelusion 3D Dance Show - semi-final, Dancer, London 2013-2015 Star of the Star Tv Show (1, 2, 3.), Choreographer, TV2
2013 Romeo and Julia – Paris, Ecalus Dancer soloist, Badora Dance Company
2013-2015 Gone with the Wind Musical, Dancer, Budapest Operetta Theatre
2012 The Voice Hungary Tv Show, Choreographer, TV2
2012 New Dance World Hip-Hop Dance School, Dance Teacher
2011 Gül baba Operett, Choreographer, Gárdonyi Géza Theatre
2011 Skateboards, Dancer, Pal Frenak Contemporary Dance Company
2011 Blue Velvet, Fekete Swan, Dancer, PR- evolution Dance Company
2010 CHESS Musical, Dancer, PS Production 2010 Mozart- Requiem, Dancer, Gárdonyi Géza Theatre
2009 New Generations Dance Competition, Dancer – Choreographer 1st Prize
2008-2019 Dance of the Vampires Musical, Black and White Vampire soloist, PS Production
2007 Mega Dance talent show (2nd Prize), TV2 2007 West Side Story Musical, Dancer, Gárdonyi Géza Theatre
2007 Peer Gynt, Dancer, Open Air Theatre Eger
STUFISH Entertainment Architects, is the recognised leader in permanent, touring and temporary entertainment architecture. Stufish’s epic productions have brought to life some of the greatest cultural performances in history.
Work includes high profile concert tours for The Rolling Stones, U2, Pink Floyd, Madonna, Lady gaga, Mumford and Sons, AC/DC, Metallica, One Direction, Beyoncé and Queen + Adam Lambert. Theatrical designs comprise of the ‘Monty Python Live One Down Five To Go’ show, ‘Sinatra – The Man and his Music’, Jeff Wayne’s ‘The War of the Worlds’, Dynamo ‘Seeing is Believing’ as well as, KÀ, Believe & Viva Elvis for Cirque du Soleil and Steve Wynn’s ‘Showstoppers’ in Las Vegas. In China the ‘Dai Show’ for Franco Dragone, ‘Giudizio Universale, The Sistine Chapel Immersive Show’ in Rome for Artainment and a STUFISH Production of ‘Elekron’ for Melco Resorts in Macau.
Award shows include: MTV Video music and Movie Awards, VH1 Divas, VH1 Hip Hop Honors, Spike TV Scream awards, Brit Awards, National Movie Awards, National Television Awards, Fashion Awards.
Other examples in STUFISH’s extensive portfolio include the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics 2008 and the Asian Games 2010, Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010, Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games, Turkmenistan 2017.
Completed permanent projects designed by STUFISH include the KÀ Theatre at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the Golden Atrium at the Wynn resort in Macau, the stadium for the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou and three purpose built cultural entertainment buildings in China: the award winning Han Show Theatre, Wanda Movie Park, and Dai Show Theatre, all designed for the Dalian Wanda Group. Ground-breaking work for the Dai Show Theatre included the architectural design of the building as well as the interior, set and stage design for the acrobatic water show, making STUFISH the first ever practice to deliver all architectural and show elements for a theatre.
STUFISH have worked all over the world from custom venues in China, to historic venues such as the pyramids in Giza, The Royal Albert hall in London, The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Buckingham Palace in London, Times Square in NYC as well as on the Hudson River in front of the Statue of Liberty.
STUFISH has designed all original productions of ‘We Will Rock You’ since the it’s inception in 2002. This new production and stage design has brought the opportunity to re-imagine this spectacular and innovative show again.
Stuart studied at Trinity College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music where he made an Associate in 2012. Musical Direction credits include We Will Rock You (West End), Only Fools & Horses (West End), Elf (West End), Big (UK Premiere), Tommy (UK Tour), Brian May & Kerry Ellis’s Anthems (Royal Albert Hall, UK Tour), Night of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall) and Love Beyond (Wembley Arena). Musical Supervisor credits include We Will Rock You (2019 US & UK Tours, Brazil, Denmark, Romania, RCCL), Elf (Lowry), Eugenius (The Other Palace), Early Doors Live (UK Tour) and Big (West End). Stuart was Associate Musical Supervisor of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour (NTS, West End), Choral Director for Chess in Concert (Royal Albert Hall), and Associate Musical Director for Cabaret and Wicked (West End).
Orchestration credits include the 2012 re-release of Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé’s Barcelona, Big, Only Fools & Horses, Monkee Business, arrangements for the Bands of the Royal Air Force, BBC Festival of Remembrance, RAF100, Dame Vera Lynn 100th Birthday Concert, Last Night of the Proms (Hyde Park), Starmus with Brian May, Queen and Adam Lambert and the 2017 Belfast Tattoo. Stuart has conducted three albums with former Royal Harpist Claire Jones (with the English Chamber Orchestra and London Mozart Players) and the original London Cast recordings of Elf and Big. In 2018 he completed his PhD at the Royal Academy of Music.
Kentaur studied painting at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts. Since the late 80’s his paintings regularly appear at personal and group exhibitions. He was the lead singer and lyricist of a “new wave” rock group and later he recorded several solo rock albums. Kentaur started his theatre career as a graphic designer, and later transitioned into set and costume design. Since 1990 he has worked at all major Hungarian drama theatres. He’s worked extensively for musical, opera and ballet productions all over Europe and overseas, as well as for television and movie productions. He was the first set designer in Hungary to use interactive, live video- techniques on stage. His international career started in 1995 when Sir Cameron Mackintosh invited him to make new set designs for his international productions of MISS SAIGON, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, OLIVER!, MARTIN GUERRE and LES MISERABLES. Kentaur was the set and costume designer of several musical productions in the UK such as PETER PAN, FOOTLOOSE and RENT. The later was Kentaur’s West End debut as a set designer in 2002. He became the first-ever production designer entrusted to make a new stage design for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (2003), BEAUTIFUL GAME (2005), SHREK (2016) and WE WILL ROCK YOU (2017) for their staging in Hungary. He dreamt up set designs for successful ballet productions such as COPPELIA for Wiener Staatsoper (2006) and SNOW WHITE in Hungary (2004), Estonia (2008), Russia (2013) and Australian tour (2014), Bolsoj Theatre Moscow (2019), Ujszeged Open Air Stage (2019). In 2006 he created a picturesque, magical realistic set and costume design for Roman Polanski’s cult musical of DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES introduced in Budapest (2007), Vienna (2009, 2017), Antwerp (2010), Saint-Petersburg (2011) and Moscow (2016). Kentaur was the set and costume designer for the new international musical production HOLLYWOOD DIVA in Saint-Petersburg (2014).
As well as the costume designer of MASTER AND MARGARITA in Saint-Petersburg (2014) and Moscow (2015). In 2016 he designed grandiose sets for the SHREK musical production at the Budapest Arena. He gave a new visual look for the sets and costumes of WE WILL ROCK YOU in Budapest (2017) and at the Szeged Open Air Theatre (one of the biggest open air stages of Europe), as well as for the costumes of the new WWRY UK and Ireland Tour production. The State of Hungary awarded Kentaur with the prestigious Jászai Mari Award in 2007 and in 2013 he got the Honorable Artist Price for his contributions to theatre art. Since 2008 he is the Chairman of the Hungarian Stage and Costume Designer Association.
Further info: www.kentaur.hu
ROB SINCLAIR is a British lighting and production designer and a founding partner at Sinclair / Wilkinson.
Recent credits include: Queen + Adam Lambert, The Queen Extravaganza, Kylie Minogue, David Byrne, LCD Soundsystem, MØ, Tame Impala, Peter Gabriel, Vampire Weekend, Bastille, Shania Twain, Lorde, Pet Shop Boys, Florence and the Machine, Game of Thrones - Live Concert Tour, Starlight Express in Bochum, System of a Down, Clean Bandit, Bananarama, Kygo, Bryan Ferry, Miley Cyrus, Jamie T, Hurts, Glass Animals, Adele, Charli XCX, Pulp, Jack Johnson, Jessie Ware, Feist, Galantis, Flume, Zayn, Tame Impala, Banks, Goldfrapp, Marina and the Diamonds, Birdy, Keane, Will Young, Kaiser Chiefs, Pendulum, Bloc Party, The Human League, Mumford and Sons: Gentlemen of the Road, M.I.A, and the permanent stage at Dreamland.
Winner 2009, 2018 and nominee 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 Knight of Illumination awards TPI set designer of the year 2017
Nominee 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 TPI Awards Nominee 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 Parnelli Awards, Nominee 2018 TourLink Top Dog Awards
Douglas is a Production and Lighting Designer working internationally across a wide cross section of the industry. His clients include: Jarvis Cocker, Rolls Royce, Sergio Pizzorno, Gives and Hawkes, The Royal Academy of Dance, Vivienne Westwood, Jaguar Land Rover, Adele (with Immersive Cult), Imagination and numerous other artists, brands, theatre companies and private clients.
Douglas also frequently collaborates with other designers, his Lighting Director and Associate credits include: Lady Gaga (Las Vegas Residency and Corporates), David Byrne (American Utopia, Tour), Don Quixote (Royal Ballet), Don Giovani (Royal Opera), Tree of Codes (MIF/Company Wayne McGregor/Paris Opera Ballet), Waitress (West End), Beautiful Burnout (Frantic Assembly, UK Tour), Schiaparelli (Haute Couture, SS19 Paris), Tommy Hilfiger ‘Rock Circus’ (Roundhouse), Secret Cinema and New York Fashion week: Mens’.
Founded in 2001, Treatment Studio are award- winning creators of visual content and stage production, forming one of the most prolific multi- disciplinary design practices in the entertainment and creative content genre. Led by industry pioneers Willie Williams and Sam Pattinson, they create experiences for live music tours, festivals, travelling art installations, experiential spaces, award ceremonies and large-scale theatrical productions.
Their work can be seen in bespoke projects for many of the world’s most celebrated artists, performers and organisations, including Adele, U2, Elton John, John Mayer, Sigur Ros, Shawn Mendes, Queen + Adam Lambert, The Rolling Stones, The London 2012 Olympic Ceremonies, Pet Shop Boys and Louis Vuitton.
For the last 40 years Rory has been at the very front end, pushing the boundaries of high-end performance audio systems and relishing the opportunity to incorporate the very latest technological advances in live production.
Rory’s work has taken him across the globe countless times with the biggest artists and the best productions the world has had to offer, through every type of venue, from theatres to stadiums.
Previous acts Rory has engineered sound for include Tina Turner, Joe Cocker, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Rod Stewart, Dire Straits, Billy Joel, and Monty Python to name but a few.
“Having worked on the Legendary Rock in Rio Festival in Brazil in 1985 I was privileged to have worked on the shows that Queen Headlined so this is a dream come true for me. I am proud to be involved with this production”.
SYLVIA ADDISON is one of London’s foremost Orchestral Contractors and clients include Theatre producers, composers, conductors, orchestrators, record producers and vocal artists in many fields of the music industry.
THEATRE CREDITS include
Les Miserables Staged Concerts, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Blues in the Night, Adrian Mole, Fiddler on the Roof, Only Fools and Horses, Fun Home, Fat Friends, Five Guys named Moe, Dreamgirls, Rent, School of Rock, Mary Poppins, Lion King – London and tour, Elf the Musical, Mrs Henderson Presents, Bend it Like Beckham, Beautiful, Barnum UK Tour, Miss Saigon, Stephen Ward, Scottsboro Boys, Merrily We Roll Along, Finding Neverland, Top Hat, Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary , Ghost, Betty Blue Eyes, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Wizard of Oz, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies, Legally Blonde, Sweet Charity, A Little Night Music, Oliver!, Carousel, La Cage aux Folles, Gone with the Wind, The Witches of Eastwick, Dorian Gray, Drowsy Chaperone, Lord of the Rings, White Christmas, Daddy Cool, Evita, Acorn Antiques, The Woman in White,Tell Me on a Sunday, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, We Will Rock You, Bombay Dreams, The Full Monty, Play Without Words, Phantom of the Opera, CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar , Starlight Express , The Beautiful Game, Whistle Down the Wind, By Jeeves, Sunset Boulevard, Grease, Closer to Heaven, La Cava, Maddie, Romance Romance, Once on this Island Something Wonderful, HONK!, Holiday on Ice, Burn the Floor, Edna the Spectacle
After training in Stage Management at Rose Bruford, David moved into the casting department at Shed Productions working on such classic series as BAD GIRLS and FOOTBALLERS’ WIVES. Most recently David has been working on Various UK and American television productions including SNATCH, DAS BOOT 2, SCOTT & BAILEY and the Channel Four series, ACKLEY BRIDGE.
Theatre credits include the recent UK Tour of EARLY DOORS and productions at the Octagon Theatre Bolton.
Anne started casting in 1992 as in-house Casting Director for the Apollo Leisure Group. She has cast numerous West End and touring productions.
During her years at Apollo Leisure her West End casting credits included: “Barnum” (Dominion); “Aspects of Love” (Prince Of Wales); “Fiddler On The Roof” starring Topol (London Palladium); “Copacabana” (Prince of Wales); “Scrooge” starring Anthony Newley (Dominion); “Doctor Dolittle” starring Phillip Schofield (Apollo Hammersmith); “Summer Holiday” (Apollo Hammersmith); and numerous number one touring musicals.
Further musical credits include: “We Will Rock You” (UK Tour); “Pippin” and “Fanny & Stella” (Garden Theatre); “Bat Out of Hell” (UK tour); “9 To 5: The Musical” (West End & UK Tour); “The Grinning Man” (West End); “Carousel”, “Half A Sixpence”, “Guys and Dolls”, “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and the new production of “Cats” (all Kilworth House Theatre); “The Life” directed by Michael Blakemore (Southwark Playhouse, London); “The Last Tango” (West End); “Betty Blue Eyes” (UK Tour); “Guys and Dolls” directed by Gordon Greenberg (UK Tour); “Dance Til Dawn” (West End); “Loserville” (West End); “Zorro” (West End); Boy George’s “Taboo” (West End); Saturday Night Fever (West End); “Fame” (West End).
Her play credits include: “Cluedo” (UK Tour); “Fatal Attraction” (UK Tour); “Afterglow” (Southwark Playhouse, London); “Abigail’s Party” (UK Tour); “Strangers On A Train” (UK Tour); “Raising Martha” (Park Theatre, London), “Some Girl(s)” (Park Theatre, London), The Old Vic New Voices Festival (The Old Vic); “The Mentalists” starring Stephen Merchant (West End), “Barking In Essex” starring Lee Evans (West End); “Flare Path” (UK Tour); “What The Butler Saw” (West End); “Stones In His Pockets” (West End).
TV credits: Casting team on “How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria”; “Any Dream Will Do”; “I’d Do Anything” and “Over the Rainbow” (all BBC); “Superstar” (ITV); Take That’s “Wonderland” Special (ITV); and “I Dream” starring Christopher Lloyd (BBC).
Damien’s credits include: Galileo in We will Rock you (Royal Caribbean) Thesus in MYTH (The Other Palace), Mick Avory in Sunny Afternoon (Harold Pinter Theatre); Del Monaco in Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); Barry in Dreamcoats and Miniskirts (No.1 UK Tour), Barry in Dreamcoats and Petticoats (No.1 UK Tour), Rock and Roll Cinderella (Stafford Gatehouse).
Film credits include: Tom in How Not To Disappear Completely.
Television credits include: Nick Cohen in Penny On M.A.R.S Season1 & Nick & Mike Cohen (Identical twins)in Penny On M.A.R.S Season 2
Credits whilst training: Billy in Anything Goes, Jackson in The Hired Man, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Bobby in Company, Colonel Pickering in My Fair Lady, Tom in How Not to Disappear Completely.
Damien trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Training: Lorraine’s School of Dance, Gypsy Booth School of Dance & Alvin Ailey in New York City.
Theatre: Tajh u/s Hud & Woof in HAIR (UK Tour), Sultan in DICK WHITTINGTON (Theatre Royal, Plymouth and The Swan, High Wycombe), Judah in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Kilworth House Theatre), Four Eyed Mole in 5 GUYS NAMED MOE (Edinburgh), Jose in IN THE HEIGHTS (Kings Cross Theatre), Joseph / Dance Captain in TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (UK Tour), Ensemble in HELLO DOLLY (Leicester Curve), Assistant Dance Captain in HAIRSPRAY (UK Tour), Zeke in DISNEY’S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2 (UK Tour), Tyrone Jackson in FAME (UK Tour), Swing in HAIRSPRAY (Shaftesbury Theatre, West End), THE WEDDING SINGER (UK Tour), DADDY COOL (UK Tour) and Tyrone in FAME(Stage Entertainment) and Simon Zealot in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Song Time Theatre Arts).
Television: Choreographer for Universal Studios, (LA), BBC Blast, The Lenny Henry Show (BBC), Stars In Their Eyes (ITV), Brit Awards (ITV), X-Factor (ITV) VMA Awards (MTV), Olivier Awards and AK dance - Finlands Got Talent (Finland).
Other: The Lion King (Corporate), London Olympics Opening Ceremony.
Spin is also an experienced Choreographer and a regular Dance Teacher at Pineapple. Further information: www.accessuk.agency or Instagram: Dominic Spin
Hailing from Melbourne (Australia), David arrived in the UK in 2010.
Since then, he has worked in Film & Theatre on a number of productions worldwide.
Theatre credits include; Billy Elliot the Musical (West End & Australia), Jersey Boys (World Tour), The Last Ship (USA Tour), Flashdance (Europe & Asia Tour), Side Show (London), Thoroughly Modern Millie (UK Tour), Corbyn the Musical (London) & Miracle on 34th Street (UK Tour). Film & TV credits include appearances on Autopsy (ITV), Hi-Lo Joe (Amazon Prime), The Last Leg (E4), The T-Boy Show (London Live), The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS) and the Jimmy Kimmel Show (ABC)
Laura trained at the Royal Academy of Music.
Stage Credits include: Featured Soloist/Swing in THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Lead Vocalist in AN EVENING WITH SIR TIM RICE (Seabourn), Rizzo in GREASE (Royal Caribbean), Novella/Understudy Bahama Mama in COLUMBUS! (Royal Caribbean), Jaquenetta in LOVE'S LABOURS LOST (Hackney Empire), Peron's Mistress in EVITA (Bridewell Theatre), Elle Woods in LEGALLY BLONDE (Bridewell Theatre), Miss Adelaide in GUYS AND DOLLS (Warwick Arts Centre) and Company in THE IMPROV MUSICAL (Edinburgh Fringe).
Workshops include: Megan in #Undateable (Turbine Theatre), Charlotte in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Royal Academy of Music), Marie in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE (Royal Academy of Music).
Screen credits include: Chorus in DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS (Royal Albert Hall). Laura is thrilled to be joining the cast and would like to thank her Agents, Mum and Boyfriend for their ongoing support.
Represented by Michelle Blair Management
Most recently, Joseph has been touring as Alex the Lion in the Dreamworks Musical Madagascar after talking over the role from Matt Terry (Xfactor) in 2019.
Westend credits include: Ensemble, Original London Cast of Wicked the Musical (Apollo Victoria Theatre); Ensemble/Legolas Cover, Original Cast of Lord of the Rings the Musical, (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Ensemble/Harry/Joe/Sammy/Dr Kool/Miss Wilde, Original London Cast of Flashdance the Musical, (Shaftesbury Theatre); Ensemble/Rebel Leader, We Will Rock You the Musical, (Dominion Theatre); Ensemble, Evita the Musical (Dominion Theatre); Lead Vocalist, Homemade Fusion, (Ambassadors Theatre).
Off-Westend credits include: Dance Captain/Ensemble/Heavenly Friend Joshua, Carousel the Musical, (Arcola Theatre).
Regional credits include: Brad/Corney Colins/Wilber, Hairspray the Musical (Curve Theatre Leicester), Louis/Van Der Gelder, Hello Dolly! (Curve Theatre Leicester) and Ensemble, Evita UK Tour (Bill Kenwright). Prince Leo Hanson in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Cork Opera House). Prince Frederick in Rapunzel, a New Musical (Gordon Craig Theatre). Springtime For Hitler SS Soldier in The Producers (Gordon Craig Theatre).
German credits include:Turnov/Espresso/Rusty/Electra, Starlight Express the Musical, (Mehr Entertainment).
Cast albums include: Lord of the Rings the Musical.
Producing credits: Associate Producer, Make Me a Song, (Charring Cross Theatre); Producer, Anton Stephans, (Hippodrome Casino, London) Producer, Liz Robertson, (Hippodrome Casino, London); Producer, Sapphire Soul, (Hippodrome Casino, London); Producer, Worbey and Farrell, (Hippodrome Casino, London); Producer, Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway in Sibling Revelry, (Hippodrome Casino, London).
Nominations include: Broadway World Award Nomination for Best Theatrical Event in London 2015 with Sibling Revelry.
Joseph was a member of the band XAVIER who in April 2019 placed 4th on the second season of the BBC's All Together Now.
Martina trained at Teatro Politeama Pratese (Italy) and at the Actors Door Studio (London)
Stage credits include: Kit De Luca in PRETTY WOMAN (Stage Entertainment, Italy); Scaramouche in WE WILL ROCK YOU (RCCL); Featured Ensemble/Aerialist in TriOperas (Peacock Theatre, Sadler's Wells); Meat, U/S Scaramouche in WE WILL ROCK YOU (RCCL); Singer/Dancer in DANCING THROUGH THE MOVIES/BALLROOM FEVER (RCCL); Maria (supporting role) in THE MISSION - HEAVEN ON EARTH (Sang Sang – Korea); Scaramouche in WE WILL ROCK YOU - Number 1 Italian Tour (Barley Arts); Babi (leading role) in TRE METRI SOPRA IL CIELO (Palazzo Irreale)
TV credits include: The Voice UK 2020 (ITV); Live Band Leading Singer - 8 Episodes in COLORADO CAFE LIVE (ColoradoFilm); Italian Soundtrack voice for MONSTERS VS. ALIENS - The Series; Episode Lead in AMORE CRIMINALE (Rai3);
Sabrina (lead) 8 Episodes in NON SMETTERE DI SOGNARE (RTI Mediaset).
Represented by Michelle Blair Management