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A BIT ABOUT US

Bringing the West End Home

West End Workshops LIVE has been created due to the recent closure of all theatres around the United Kingdom. West End Workshops LIVE will be bringing you the BEST talent of the West End to the comfort of your own home. Learn routines to the most popular and well loved West End Shows in an interactive environment whilst having fun and improving your Musical Theatre knowledge. Our workshops are suitable for all ages, so whether you have just caught the Musical Theatre bug or you are a trained professional wanting to increase your knowledge for upcoming auditions, this is the place to be. All Workshops will be run via ZOOM and will be totally interactive. All of our guest artists will also be doing a Q&A at the end of each session for those burning questions.

On Stage

THIS CHRISTMAS

These workshops are absolutely brilliant! Really enjoying all the fabulous choreography and the smiley leaders! LOVE IT!

Poppy Eyebright

All of our workshops are run via Zoom. Please make sure you have downloaded the zoom application on your device before the workshop begins. We will send you a link via email up to 30 minutes before the workshop starts.
We highly recommend using an iPad, laptop or computer to get the best visibility of the routines.

CHRISTMAS WORKSHOPS

Step into Christmas with us every Sunday with four fabulous Christmas Workshops 

Whether you are treating yourself or someone else...this is the perfect Chirstmas gift, to lift your spirits, learn from our industry professionals and most importantly... LET'S GET CHRISTMASSY!

All Four Christmas Workshops for just £15

Bookthe perfect Christmas bundle now!

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UPCOMING WEST END & BROADWAY WORKSHOPS

Now That’s Entertaining

NATIVITY THE MUSICAL WORKSHOP WITH ASHLEIGH GRAHAM

November 29th 17:00 GMT £5pp

Your favourite festive film full of fun and Christmas spirit, was recently turned into an incredibly popular stage version. Ashleigh was not only a Swing and Understudy to Jennifer, but she was also the Dance Captain for both the West End and UK Tour of Nativity. So don't miss the chance to joy the wonderful Ashleigh who will give you the best 1 hour of Christmas fun. It is time to bring this years Nativity to the comfort of your own home.

Workshop Content: Dance Routine and Q&A

Ashleigh trained at Performers College, graduating in 2015.

 Theatre credits include: Cecile/Ronnie Boylan/Understudy Grace in Annie (UK and Ireland Tour), Dance Captain/On-stage Swing/Understudy Jennifer in Nativity! The Musical (UK Tour and Hammersmith Apollo), Ensemble in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Kilworth House Theatre), Dance Captain in Peter Pan (Mayflower Theatre, Southampton), Ensemble in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Mayflower Theatre, Southampton), Singer/Dancer on Pacific Jewel (Grayboy Entertainment/P&O Australia), Rapunzel in Rapunzel – A Tangled Tale! (Kenneth More Theatre, London), Snow White in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Kenneth More Theatre, London) and Fairy Cake/Dance Captain in The Sleeping Beauty (Prince of Wales Theatre, Cannock).

PANTO WORKSHOP WITH CLAIRE CASSIDY

December 6th 16:00 GMT £5pp

With an Extensive career both performing, choreographing and casting for Pantomimes, Claire Cassidy is back to show you what can be expected when you audition for everyones favourite festive show...Get ready to learn a fun, thigh slapping routine and ask those all important questions to help you with your next panto audition...It's Behind You!


Workshop Content: Dance Routine and Q&A 

Claire musical theatre credits include; The Sound of Music, (Wimbledon Theatre and Sadlers Wells) Les Miserables (Palace Theatre) Oliver! (The London Palladium) Mamma Mia (Prince Of Wales and International Tour). She is also one of the original members and dance captain of the Mamma Mia Mini Troupe that promotes Mamma Mia worldwide traveling to countries including Malaysia, Singapore and Taipei. She has even been lucky enough to travel as far as New Zealand appearing on the Finals of Dancing with the Stars. Her TV and film credits include Laughter of God (UK and USA), Little Miss Playdays, Children of the New Forest, Martha Cratchit in A Christmas Carol staring Patrick Stewart and Bombardier Idents with Rik Mayall for Dave. In 2012, Claire arrived back home to the UK from a 3 year contract working as an Executive Production Assistant to Jean Ann Ryan, Supervising Choreographer and Vocal Coach for Jean Ann Ryan Productions in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Choreographer and Creative Director credits include the International Tour of The Best of Musical Starnights (2011-2015), Lady Anna: All at Sea (Park Theatre, London and National Tour), The Lion, Witch and The Wardrobe(Harlow Playhouse) the UK Tours of The Little Mermaid and Rapunzel Rocks, Live From Las Vegas for the Hilton Foundation Charity Event (Hilton Hotel, Park Lane and The Brewery) and the National Tour of Emma Dick Whittington, Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan, Aladdin and Jack and the Beanstalk at the Harlow Playhouse. In her spare time, she works as a Casting Associate to West End Casting Director Debbie O'Brien who currently casts West End productions including Kinky Boots, Annie, Thriller Live, Dirty Dancing (UK Tour) The Bodyguard and The Snowman to name a few.

WHITE CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP WITH MATTHEW CAPUTO

December 13th 16:00 GMT £5pp

The absolute Classic...White Christmas is here!! It doesn't matter what age you are...everyone knows the title song to this fabulous Irvin Berlin Musical. Since the movie was released in 1954, White Christmas was adapted for the stage and has been entertaining audiences at this time of the year, all around the world, since 2000. White Christmas was a huge success last year in the West End, so we wanted to keep the magic alive for you this year. Join the wonderful Matthew Caputo who appeared in the show, for a a magical Christmassy Workshop...Who knows...maybe it might even snow while you are dancing.

Workshop Content: Dance Routine and Q&A

Training: Bird College of Performing Arts 2008-2011 Currently: Dance Captain, Fight Captain and Understudy Peter Kingsley/Angel City Four Tenor & Bass in the West End transfer of the Olivier Award Winning musical ‘City of Angels’. Theatre Credits: Michael Wormwood and Understudy Doctor/Rudolpho in the first ever UK & Ireland Tour of ‘Matilda’ 2018-2019, Tevin in 21 Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ’21 Chump Street’ (The Courtyard Theatre, London 2018), Mr. Pringle/Dance Captain also Understudy Young Ebenezer/Nephew Harry/Bob Cratchit in ‘Scrooge’ (Curve Theatre, Leicester), On-Stage Swing/Understudied and Played both Chip and Ozzie in ‘On The Town’ (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London 2017), Oddjob in UK Premiere of ‘The Life’ (Southwark Playhouse, London 2017), Swing in ‘Mary Poppins’ (UK Tour 2015-17), Bellboy/Understudy Specialty Dancer/Band Singer in ‘Top Hat’ (UK Tour 2014-15), Adam in the World Premiere of ‘Water Babies’ (Curve Theatre, Leicester 2014), Swing/Understudy Mungojerrie/Skimbleshanks/Mr. Mistoffolees in ‘Cats’ (UK Tour 2013-14), Ensemble in ‘White Christmas’ (Lowry, Manchester 2012), Chino in ‘West Side Story’ (Sage Theatre, Gateshead 2012), Ensemble in ‘Gypsy’ (Curve Theatre, Leicester 2012), On- Stage Swing/Understudy Andy-Lee in ‘42 nd Street’ (Curve Theatre, Leicester 2011).

Workshops Include: ‘King Kong’ (Broadway 2018) TV Credits: Ensemble/Dance Captain for ‘All Star Musicals’ (2017), Blue Peter for ‘Mary Poppins’ (2016), The Olivier Awards for ‘Cats’ (2013).

ELF THE MUSICAL WORKSHOP WITH JENNY LEGG

December 20th 16:00 GMT £5pp

Everyones favourite candy cane eating Elf is here...Elf has been a popular family favourite Chirstmas movie since its release in 2003...Lucky for us...it was then adapted into a hugely successful stage Musical, first on Broadway and then Londons West End and beyond...The fabulous Jenny Legg who was the Assistant Dance Captain for the show, is here to teach is an amazing routine. It is an amazing show full of great characters, lots of laughter and of course the perfect dose of chirstmassy magic...The perfect workshop to get you excited for Christmas...

Workshop Content: Dance Routine and Q&A

Jenny trained at Bird College of Performing Arts, graduating in 2007. Since graduating, theatre credits include: Ensemble/Missy/Covered and Played Violet Newstead/Cover Roz/Cover Margaret in 9 to 5 The Musical (Savoy Theatre, West End), Ensemble in 42nd Street (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; West End), Assistant Dance Captain/Swing in Elf The Musical(Plymouth Theatre Royal and The Lowry, Salford), Ensemble in Mack and Mabel (Chichester Festival Theatre and UK Tour), Ensemble in Follies (Royal Albert Hall), Ensemble/Featured Broadway Melody Girl in Singin’ in the Rain (UK and International Tour, Ireland and Japan), Dance Captain/Ensemble in Top Hat (UK Tour and Aldwych Theatre, West End), Dance Captain/Ensemble/Cover Rita in White Christmas (Empire Theatre, Sunderland; Theatre Royal, Plymouth; The Lowry, Manchester), Ensemble in Crazy For You (Kilworth House Theatre), Dancer in Verdi’s Aida (Chisinau National Opera, Hackney Empire). Television includes: This Morning (ITV), The Laurence Olivier Awards, Strictly Come Dancing (BBC), The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Jane McDonald and Friends, Stageschool, ‘Blind Ambition’ with Robson Green. Jenny has also been lucky enough to teach at colleges and dance schools all over the UK, and enjoys passing on her knowledge and love for performing to young performers learning their craft. Jenny is represented by Russell Smith Associates.

PAST EVENTS

Since West End Workshops LIVE began, we have been so incredibly lucky to be joined by such amazing talent running our workshops and answering your questions in an intimate setting.

THE CONCERT

We were incredibly lucky to put together a star studded line up of West End stars and beyond for a special live screening of a concert for you to all enjoy in the comfort of your homes. We are raising money for the brilliant charity, Acting for others and we would all be incredibly grateful for your donations to Acting for Others. 

For those who missed the entire concert, it is now available to watch in full on our Facebook Page @WestendWorkshopsLive.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/westendworkshopslive

Starring: Kerry Ellis, Nikki Bentley, Jordan Lee Davies, Sophie Isaacs, Faye Brookes, Zoe Tyler, Lindsay Heather Pearce, Lizzie Bea, Marcus Ayton, Jamie Jukes, Maria Coyne, Amber Kennedy, Garry Lee, Anna Campkin, Sophie Tehrani and Chris Connor as well as special performances from Stage Coach Twickenham and Pendleton Sixth Form College.

VOCAL COACH

ZOE TYLER

In collaboration with West End Workshops Live Zoe Tyler is offering online vocal coaching


Zoë Tyler began vocal coaching when she was performing in the West End. She then worked alongside Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber for two seasons of the BBC’s How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria and Any Dream Will Do where she helped choose and vocal coached hundreds of singers.


The Disney Channel, Sky 1 and ITV called on Zoë’s incredible expertise for vocal coaching for their popular TV shows Camp Rock and Summer School Musical.


Zoë is herself a hugely talented West End performer and leading Lady, playing lead roles in many Musicals such as Joseph, Les Miserables, Eva Cassidy Her Story, Jesus Christ Superstar and City of Angels.


As a recording artist, Zoe has sung on numerous artists' albums such as Michael Ball and Cliff Richard, as well as numerous West End albums. As a pop backing singer, Zoe has had the privilege of singing live with Sir Elton John, Barry Manilow and Donna Summer, as well as Rod Stewart, Will Young, KD Lang and Bonnie Tyler.


If you are wanting to take a step closer to singing professionally and learning the best techniques to maintain the voice Zoe Tyler is truly the best


If you are interested in lessons please send her an email at zoe@zoetylerinternational.com

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