Our vision is that young people will create the ballet of the future.

Drew McOnie

In 2021 Drew choreographed the Take That film Greatest Days and a new production of Carousel at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, as well as creating a new ballet Merlin for Northern Ballet.

Most recently Drew is the choreographer of Jesus Christ Superstar which returned in 2021 in a socially-distanced concert staging at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, and is set to resume its North American tour in 2022.

Other recent work as Director & Choreographer includes King Kong (Broadway), Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom (West End), On The Town (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party (The Other Palace).

Theatre Choreography credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (Olivier Award nomination, Best Theatre Choreographer, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Jekyll and Hyde (Old Vic), The Lorax (Old Vic), In the Heights (Olivier Award winner, Best Theatre Choreographer, King’s Cross Theatre), Hairspray (UK Tour), Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith), Oklahoma! (UK tour), The Sound of Music and Chicago (Curve Theatre), West Side Story (NYMT), Laurel and Hardy (The Watermill), James and the Giant Peach (UK Tour), 13 (Directed by Jason Robert Brown, Apollo Theatre, West End), Tommy (European Tour), Spring Awakening (German Premier, Frankfurt), The Full Monty (German Premier, Frankfurt) and Kes (UK Tour).

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