In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by choreographer and former head of dance at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts – Sam Spencer-Lane.
Just some of Sam’s credits include working on Flight for the Scottish Opera (Theatre Royal, Glasgow), West Side Story and Kiss Me, Kate (Kilworth House Theatre), the UK premiere of Death Takes a Holiday at The Charing Cross Theatre, Pageant with the writer and director Bill Russell for the Camden Festival.
She created the choreography for the European premiere of Dessa Rose at the Trafalgar Studios; the choreography and movement for the film Private Peaceful, and Sunday in the Park With George last August at The Other Palace for NYMT. Other credits include Barry Humphries ‘Back With A Vengeance (Drury Lane, UK and Australian Tour); Little Britain Live arena tour (Apollo Hammersmith and UK Tour); Personals (Lyric Theatre); Rat Pack Confidential (Whitehall Theatre); At the Menier Chocolate Factory – The Last Five Years, The Invisible Man, They’re Playing Our Song and the UK premiere of Maltby and Shire’s Take Flight. Company (Southwark Playhouse), Jaques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Charing Cross Theatre), I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Arts Theatre) and many, many others.
Sam and Andrew have worked together on a number of shows as well as being Andrew’s dance teacher when a student at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Episode features include:
Andrew covers the latest dramatic news.
Today’s platform is given to Sleeping Beauty The Musical with book and lyrics by Ian Curran and music by Simon Hanson and Peter Vint. We hear a song called Take My Chances – performed by Maria Coyne.
Show People Podcast Challenges:
We challenged Sam to a dance quiz, discovered what she would need to survive if she was stranded on tour in Whitley Bay and ask her some hysterical and outrageous questions in our famous Funny Five Minutes game.
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