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WORKSHOPS

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CAOIFE COLEMAN

As one of the Albino twins in the film the Greatest Showman Caoife presented an outstanding workshop teaching 'This is Me' from the film, a street workshop for our younger students and a commercial heels class for our older students.  Caoife has an incredible list of credits and has worked with some amazing artists including Take That, Robbie Williams, Rita Ora, Chris Brown, Kylie Minogue, Meghan Tainor, Dua Lipa, Nicole Scherzinger, X Factor, Americas Got Talent, Britains Got Talent and The Voice UK.

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IDRISS KARGBO

Idriss who was Donkey in the UK tour of Shrek gave an amazing workshop to 'Freak Flag' including original choreography from the show.  Idriss's credits include West End; Lion King, Thriller, Scottsboro Boys, Wicked, Shrek.  TV Casualty, Commercials/Adverts Curry's and PC World, McDonalds, Carphone Warehouse.

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AINSLEY RICKETT

Having made his West End debut in Bugsy Malone Ainsley came to Stages and gave a fantastic workshop featuring original numbers from the show.  Other West End credits include Mowtown, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.   Ainsley now regularly teaches at Studio 68, Base and HDI.

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KATIE LEE

An all time favourite musical for our students saw the fabulous Katie Lee teaching various dance and acting pieces including 'Revolting Children' from Matilda.  Katie has been in many West End productions including Matilda, Bugsy Malone and is currently appearing in West Side Story.  Katie is also the Associate Choreographer for Matilda teaching at the children's auditions.

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JOE ATKINSON

Having appeared in the UK tour of Wicked it was an excellent opportunity for our students to participate in Joe's workshop which included original choreography from the show.  Joe's other credits are International tour of Wicked, Cats and he is currentluy appearing in the UK tour of Matilda.

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DANNY BAYNE

Having played the role of Corney Collins in the West End we were delighted to welcome Danny to the studio for a workshop which included acting scenes from the show and the fabulous Ladies Choice number for which Danny taught the song as well as the original choreography.  Further credits include Hollyoaks and Doctors.

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JORDAN ROSE

Jordan is currently appearing in Starlight Express in Germany but Stages students were lucky enough to be taught the Dancing Queen original choreography from Mamma Mia when Jordan gave an online workshop.  Jordans other credits include McCains Oven Chips, Mamma Mia, several pantomimes including The London Palladium.

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SIMON COULTHARD

An original cast member of Cats in the West End Simon taught the audition choreography for the show along with the opening number.  Once again he brought an enthusiastic workshop and energy to the studio enjoyed by all our students.  Now a choreographer and director Simons credits include Pruscilla Queen of the Desert (corporate), Spirit of Broadway, Ladies Night, Anton and Erin Show, Simply Ballroom andFollies to name but a few.  TV credits include The Hello Girls and Prince Charles 50th Birthday.

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MEGAN BEW

We were delighted to welcome Megan back to the Stages family where she gave the students a fabulous online workshop from Aladdin teaching them the original choreography to the finale Arabian Nights.  Megan has just completed a two year contract appearing in Aladdin in Germany.

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JOE ATKINSON

Stages students were afforded an amazing opportunity to learn original choreography from The Prince of Egypt when former student Joe who is currently appearing in this show in the West End gave a fabulous online lecture.

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DANNY BAYNE

Danny's break came when he won ITV's Grease is the word and he became Danny Zuko in the UK Tour of Grease.  Stages students thoroughly enjoyed the workshop whereby Grease was the word. Learning original choreography from the show was an excellent opportunity for all of our students and a chance not to be missed.  Danny's other credits include National Tour of Saturday Night Fever and various pantomimes including Cinderella at the Hawth, Crawley.

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SIMON COULTHARD

A coveted international performer we were very fortunate to have Simon teach the original choreography and song for the Ascot Gavotte from My Fair Lady.  Simon has worked in the West End, Nationally and Internationally and his credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat, Grease, Slice of Saturday Night, Guys and Dolls, Singing In the Rain, Mamma Mia, On Your Toes, White Christmas. 

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JAMES COLLINS 

Having won the American TV series Dirty Dancing the time of Your Life we were lucky to secure James to provide a commercial workshop for our students.  James who was also part of the X Factor live shows with his group Mitsotu has other credits including Kylie Minogue, Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson, Will-i-am, Selina Gomez, Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, Rhianna, X Factor, Britains Got Talent, choreographer X factor.