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Andrew Wright


Andrew is a double Olivier Award nominee and was educated at Millfield School (Old Millfieldian of the year 2015, Distinguished Old Millfieldian 2012) and trained with the NYMT and Arts Ed.

 Andrew will next choreograph Five Guys Named Moe (Underbelly Marble Arch), Nativity (Birmingham Rep and Tour) and Mary Poppins (Italy)

 He choreographed Half A Sixpence for Cameron Mackintosh (Chichester Festival Theatre and Noel Coward Theatre), Singin’ In The Rain (Chichester Festival Theatre, Palace Theatre, UK national tour, Japan, Asia, Russia and Australia) winner of Best Choreographer WhatsOnStage Awards 2017. Singin' In The Rain (Chichester Festival Theatre, Palace Theatre, UK national tour, Japan, Asia, Russia and Australia) winner of Best Choreographer WhatsOnStage Awards 2013 and nominated for Best Choreographer Olivier Awards 2012, Helpmann Awards 2016 and Broadway World Awards 2011.  Guys and Dolls (Chichester Festival Theatre, Phoenix and Savoy Theatre and National Tour) Best Choreographer nomination Olivier Awards 2016 and Broadway World Awards 2014Barnum (Theatre in the Park, Chichester and National Tour) Best Choreographer nomination Broadway World Awards 201342nd Street (Chichester Festival Theatre and Curve, Leicester), The Critic/The Real Inspector Hound (Minerva Theatre), High Society (National Tour), Wonderful Town (National Tour), Betty Blue Eyes (National Tour), Saturday Night Fever (National Tour), A Little Night Music (Palace Theatre), Follies (Royal Albert Hall), the world premiere of Mrs Henderson Presents (Theatre Royal, Bath, Noel Coward Theatre and Toronto) Best Choreographer nomination Broadway World Awards 2016 and Oliver! (Curve, Leicester).

 The Showgirl Within (Garrick Theatre), Broadway to the Bay (WMC), Nunsense A-Men and Naked Boys Singing (Arts Theatre), Almost Like Being In Love (National Theatre), Stepping Out (Salisbury Playhouse), Once Upon A Time At The Adelphi (Liverpool Playhouse, Union Theatre and Trafalgar Studios) Best Choreographer nomination Broadway World Awards 2010By Jeeves (Landor Theatre), I Sing (Union Theatre) and Soul Traders (Edinburgh Festival). 

 He directed and choreographed Happy Days (National Tour)  Best Director/Choreographer nomination Broadway World Awards 2014 and Moby Dick (Union) Best Director nomination Broadway World Awards 2016.

 He was assistant director and co choreographer for Chess in Concert (Royal Albert Hall) starring Josh Groban and Idina Menzel and seven productions of The Night Of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall and Odyssey Belfast). He choreographed The WhatsOnStage Awards 2008 (Lyric Theatre) 2009/10 (Prince Of Wales Theatre) and the new Cat Stevens musical Moonshadow (Drill Hall). Cantabile At Christmas (Delfont Room, Prince Of Wales Theatre), Elaine Paige’s 2006 Concert (Lyceum Theatre and European Tour), 1000 Voices At The Arena (Sheffield Arena) and Robot Wars – The Live Event (National Stadium Tour).

Workshop productions of A Painted Lady, The Stephanie Lawrence Project, The Ghost and Mrs Muir and Beach Radio.

Pantomimes include directed and choreographed Aladdin (Wyvern Theatre) and Cinderella (Plymouth, Theatre Royal). Choreographed Dick Whittington and Cinderella (Bristol Hippodrome, Mayflower Southampton and Wyvern Theatre), Snow White (Opera House, Manchester and Bristol Hippodrome).

Lysistrata, Godspell, Blood Wedding, The Canterbury Tales and Hot Mikado for Eton College (Farrer Theatre).

Betty Blue Eyes, Curtains, The Drowsy Chaperone, My Favorite Year, 42nd Street, Spend, Spend, Spend, Putting It Together and State Fair  (Arts Ed), My Favorite Year (Guildhall School of Music and Drama).

Andrew’s past performance credits include Scrooge (London Palladium), Mary Poppins (Prince Edward), Anything Goes (Drury Lane), Cats (New London), Follies (Festival Hall), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Dominion and National Tour), La Cava (Piccadilly), Mack & Mabel (Piccadilly), Oliver! (Sadler’s Wells),  Dick Whittington – London’s Musical (Sadler’s Wells), Fred Astaire – his daughters tribute (London Palladium), A Chorus Line (Derby Playhouse and National Tour), Pickwick (National Tour), The Time Of My Life (Bristol Old Vic). He appeared in two Royal Variety Performances and recorded five Original London Cast Recordings.