TIPS FOR SUCCESS: PERFORMING IN MUSICALS
What To Expect?
You can ask Joanne anything! She can answer all your questions from her dance training, getting over defeats and through tough times to winning Strictly and changing career!
Tom will provide an insight as to what it is like working in the West End on a big show like Matilda. How to succeed in auditions and rehearsals, especially for the young people. Find out what it means to be a Resident Choreographer and work in a narratively choreographed show.
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Performer, former Strictly Come Dancing Champion@realjoanneclifton
Joanne is a leading lady in musical theatre. She was World Ballroom Showdance Champion, 5-time British Champion and Strictly Come Dancing Champion with Ore Oduba. She has played the lead in touring productions of Thoroughly Modern Millie and Flashdance, as Marilyn Monroe in the West End and in The Rocky Horror Show. She has taught dance extensively worldwide and to the highest level.
Resident Choreographer, Matilda@tommugg
Tom is Resident Choreographer for Matilda in the West End. He trained at English National Ballet School and worked with English National Ballet before pursuing a career in musical theatre. Some of his many credits include: West Side Story, Cats, Chicago, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Notre Dame de Paris, Wicked and Matilda.