Andrew Wright | Cast & Creative

Andrew Wright

Choreographer

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

Andrew directed and choreographed Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Kilworth House) and will next direct and choreograph Dick Whittington (Southampton Mayflower) and Jack and the Beanstalk (Opera House Belfast). 

As Choreographer:

Oklahoma! (Grange Park Opera), Nativity! The Musical (Birmingham Rep and National Tour), Five Guys Named Moe (Marble Arch Theatre – Best Choreographer nomination: WhatsOnStage Awards 2018), Half A Sixpence for Cameron Mackintosh (Chichester Festival Theatre, Noel Coward Theatre - 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 2011/2016), Guys and Dolls (Chichester Festival Theatre Phoenix, Savoy Theatre and National Tour - Best Choreographer nomination: Olivier Awards 2016 and Broadway World Awards 2014/16), Barnum (Theatre in the Park, Chichester and National Tour - Best Choreographer nomination: Broadway World Awards 2013), 42nd 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), World Premiere of Mrs Henderson Presents (Theatre Royal, Bath, Noel Coward Theatre and Toronto - Best Choreographer nomination: Broadway World Awards 2016), 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 2010), By Jeeves (Landor Theatre), I Sing (Union Theatre) and Soul Traders (Edinburgh Festival). 

As Director and Choreographer:

Happy Days (National Tour – Broadway World Awards 2014: Best Director/Choreographer nomination) and Moby Dick The Musical (Union Theatre - Broadway World Awards 2016: Winner of Best Director/Choreographer).

As assistant director and co-choreographer:

Chess in Concert starring Josh Groban and Idina Menzel (Royal Albert Hall and seven productions of The Night Of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall and Odyssey Belfast).

As event choreographer:

WhatsOnStage Awards 2008 (Lyric Theatre), 2009/10 (Prince Of Wales Theatre), 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 include:

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

Pantomimes include:

 Co-director/choreographer Cinderella (London Palladium), director/choreographer Aladdin (Wyvern Theatre), Cinderella (Plymouth, Theatre Royal), Snow White (Southampton Mayflower), Choreographer Dick Whittington (Bristol Hippodrome)Cinderella (Bristol Hippodrome, Mayflower Southampton and Wyvern Theatre) and Snow White (Opera House, Manchester and Bristol Hippodrome).

For Eton College:

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

For Arts Ed:

Betty Blue Eyes, Curtains, The Drowsy Chaperone, My Favorite Year, 42nd Street, Spend, Spend, Spend, Putting It Together and State Fair 

For Guildhall School of Music and Drama

My Favorite Year

Andrew appeared on the Channel 4 documentary series The Sound Of Musicals.

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 Daughter’s 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.