Wednesday 12th August - Jonny Labey's Strictly Ballroom Workshop
A chance to learn some of the hit musical's routines with the man who played the West End leading role
Age 11+ - 2:00 - 3:30pm - £4
Jonny Labey only graduated from Bird in 2014 but has already enjoyed significant success. Perhaps best-known for playing Paul Coker in EastEnders. Jonny then went on to be the first winner of ITVs smash hit TV show Dance Dance Dance and later became a judge on the much loved kid's TV show Taking the next step on CBBC. After enjoying success playing the lead in Baz Luhrmann’s critically acclaimed musical Strictly Ballroom, Jonny most recently appeared on X Factor: Celebrity.
Jonny has previously starred alongside actors Daniel Brocklebank, Suzanne Collins and Laura Ainsworth in Leon Lopez’s romcom film Soft Lad; In the Heights (by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda) and in the West End musical production of White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre, alongside Tom Chambers, Wendi Peters, Graham Cole, Rachel Stanley and Louise Bowden.
Jonny promises to deliver a fun online Zoom workshop combining Flamenco, Salsa and some Strictly Ballroom choreography.
Thursday 13th August - Jodie Steele West End Wicked Workshop
A chance to be taught by one of the Wicked's Elphaba's and leading lady of so many other West End hits
Age 5-18 - 4:00-5:00pm - £3
Jodie has played them all and continues to do so, currently appearing as Katherine Howard in Six The Musical, her other theatre credits include; Sherrie in ROCK OF AGES (UK Tour), Heather Chandler in HEATHERS (West End/ Other Palace), MYTH (The Other Palace), Elphaba in Wicked (UK and International Tour), The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Waterloo East Theatre), War of the Worlds (Dominion Theatre), Legally Blonde (Kilworth House), Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Tour), FAME (UK Tour), The Theory of Relativity (Drayton Arms Theatre), Miracle on 34th Street (UK Tour), Tina Turner Arena Experience (Holland), Bare the Rock Opera (Greenwich Theatre), RENT (The Tabard Theatre), Follies (Yvonne Arnaud), 3 Composers 3 Countries (The Landor)
Film credits: Livia/ Anne Marie in TWO WOLVES (Lupine Film Ltd, Andy Fickman)
Jodie promises a fun online Zoom workshop filled with dance from the West End show Wicked.