Adam Scown - Guest Tutor
Adam trained at Brent Street School of Performing Arts in Australia.
Choreographic & Directorial Credits include:
Director & Choreographer of Skin Deep (Uk Tour), Director & Choreographer of Boys in the Buff (Kings Head Theatre), Co-Director & Choreographer for Saturday Night Fever (Guernsey Tour), The Rock & Roll Boys Club (International Tour), That’s Jewish Entertainment (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), Bette Midler & Me (UK Tour), Toys (Original London Workshop Cast), Die Fledermaus (Opera Holland Park), Assistant Choreographer & Performance Captain for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony 2014, Choreographer on the world premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Royal Opera House & Holland Park Opera), Noye’s Fludde (Aldeburgh Opera), Co-Director & Choreographer on Peter Pan, Being Ivor (Original London Workshop Cast), Assistant Choreographer & Dance Captain on Gotta Sing Gotta Dance (UK Tour) and Choreographer on Beauty and The Beast, Cinderella, Robin Hood, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs and Jack & The Beanstalk. He was Nominated for Best Choreography for a new musical for the Broadway World Awards 2015 & 2016 for his work on the following musicals, Savage (Arts Theatre West End), Norma Jeane (Lost Theatre London), Devilish! (World Premiere Landor Theatre London), Parade (London Theatre Workshop), Director & Choreographer on Rent (Tabard Theatre London) in which he won The Broadway World Award 2013 for Best Direction of a New Production of a Musical.
Musical Theatre Credits include:
Flashdance (European Tour), Role of Ricky in The Thing About Tom (Original London Workshop Cast), Grease, Dirty Dancing (UK Tour), role of Napthali in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour), Sugar (London Cast), featured vocalist on Gotta Sing Gotta Dance (UK Tour), Hellsing (Original London Workshop Cast), High School Musical (UK Tour), The Boy From Oz (with Hugh Jackman), role of Sonny in Aloft, Shadowbox & Aladdin the Musical. He played the role of Sal in the UK Tour of Oh! What A Night where he also was the swing in the Australian production.
Corporate Credits include:
Adam has performed internationally in numerous commercial and corporate shows in Dubai, China, Korea, Singapore, Philippines, Bangkok, Croatia, Austria & Shanghai. He performed in the Australian handover ceremony at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games Closing Ceremony as one of the infamous Kangaroo Boys and as a featured tapper in the Eternity tap segment at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. He has danced commercially with and vocally supported artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Tina Arena, Rogue Traders, Kele LeRoc, Marcia Hines, Caroline O’Connor, Kate Cebrano and many others. He has recorded numerous voiceovers for commercials such as 3Mobile UK, QANTAS, Nivea UK, Fosters Beer, IBM, David Jones, Nutella, Nissan Cars and McDonalds, as well as modelling for leading swimwear and underwear labels for both the UK and Australia.
Television & Film Credits include:
He has been featured on television in E4’s Stage School as Resident Choreographer, BBC Three’s Don’t Tell The Bride as guest choreographer, a guest role on SouthCliffe for Channel 4 UK, a guest role on Home & Away (playing the role of Kym), Australian Idol, Midday Show, and the tele-series Octavia for itv2. His film credits include Time to Dance, Tulip Fever, The Imitation Game, Muppets Most Wanted, Closed Circuit, Bootmen, Oscar & Lucinda and the Oscar winning animated film Happy Feet.
Adam has toured across the Uk with Broadway singing sensation Natalie Weiss and also has produced his own sell out London show ‘Afternoon Tea With the Stars’ with his entertainment company Strictly West End. He is Creative Director for contemporary dance company ESD, Stagebox and is also part of the global Creative & Casting team for Universal Studios.