THE WEST END COLLECTIVE - NOW BOOKING IN THE MIDDLE EAST!
West End Worldwide are excited to offer the opportunity to work and learn from some of the best West End and International performers in a series of in-person masterclasses, courses and programmes.
Whether you're a seasoned industry pro on the quest for continuous growth, a newcomer eagerly stepping into the world of theatre, or a performing arts school wanting to introduce your students to working professionals - our programs are expertly crafted to meet your individual needs and aspirations.
Our team comprises a rich tapestry of talents, including producers, directors, West End and Broadway luminaries, casting directors, playwrights, musical directors, puppeteers, costume and set designers, stage managers, as well as experts in lighting, sound, and makeup artistry.
Our courses are meticulously designed to help you develop your skills and knowledge while offering you the opportunity to network with some of the most creative and renowned names in the theatre world.
The West End Worldwide Collective covers every facet of the theatre, ensuring that there's something for everyone. We'll be announcing the 50 strong team over the next few weeks. Here are our first nine.
In the dazzling world of dance, there emerges a luminary whose name shines with unparalleled brilliance - Vincent Simone. With a repertoire that spans from the glittering ballroom floors to the star-studded stages of London's West End, Vincent's journey through life reads like a symphony of talent, charisma, and a dash of Italian charm. He's an Olivier Award nominee, a qualified adjudicator, and an inspiring teacher who continues to pass on his passion to the next generation of dancers. READ MORE
TEXT/ SCENE WORK IN SHARESPEARE | MUSICAL THEATRE WEST END WORKSHOPS FOR: SIX/ SHREK/ WE WILL ROCK YOU/ LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS AND MORE |
Theatre includes: The Grand Old Opera House Hotel (Traverse Theatre); Carousel (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); The Boy in the Dress (RSC); BBC 10 Pieces (Tour); The Winter’s Tale (National Theatre); Little Shop of Horrors (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); Six (Arts Theatre, Cast Recording); 35MM (The Other Palace Studio); Rent (St James Theatre, UK tour); The Last Mermaid (WMC); Shrek (UK tour); Urinetown (Apollo Theatre); In The Heights (Southwark Playhouse); ); Aladdin (Everyman Theatre); We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre) READ MORE
Matt has a unique set of crossover skills & experience, having originally trained as an actor and performing in the West End & Internationally, and now running his own film production companies MPP & Pro-Actor Showreels. As a performer he appeared in Wicked (West End), The Sound of Music (Dubai) & Scooby Doo The Musical (London Palladium & UK Tour). READ MORE
Paul boasts a remarkable career in both performance and choreography. Notable credits include roles in Cinderella, Galavant, The Sound of Music, White Christmas, and Chicago, among others. Additionally, he has showcased their choreographic talents in various productions such as 42nd Street Gala, Strictly Gershwin, and numerous pantomimes. He has also directed and choreographed acclaimed shows like The Sound of Music and Anything Goes. Keep an eye out for his upcoming appearance in the drama 'Rivals' on Disney+. READ MORE
STAGE MAKE UP | SPECIAL EFFECTS | WIGS
Nikki is a seasoned makeup artist and hair stylist with 12 years of experience. Her career began as an assistant to top West End theatre hair designer Linda Mc Knight, working on productions like The Spice Girl's Viva Forever, Cameron Mackintosh's Barnum, Pyjama Game, Spamalot, Jersey Boys, She has now made a huge name for herself as an award winning make up designer..READ MORE
INDUSTRY LIAISON/ PREPPING YOUR PRODUCT | ACTING THROUGH SONG | AUDITION TECHNIQUE
Nicholas is a seasoned performer with a diverse portfolio encompassing both stage and screen. He has graced prestigious venues such as the Gaiety Theatre, London Palladium, Apollo Victoria Theatre, and the Prince of Wales Theatre, portraying a wide range of memorable characters, including 'Gary Coleman' in Avenue Q, Lola' in Kinky Boots and 'Benny' in Pied Piper. READ MORE
In her professional theatre career, Katie's exceptional versatility has captivated audiences across various productions, leaving an indelible mark on the world of entertainment.
In the West End, Katie brought the iconic Angela Rayner and a cast of unforgettable puppet characters to life in "Spitting Image The Musical" as a puppeteer. Her skills in puppetry were showcased alongside her talents as an ensemble member in "Tammy Faye" at the Almeida Theatre, London. READ MORE
SCENIC ARTISTRY | SET DESIGN
Cleo first trained as a scenic artist at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre before gaining a Degree in Theatre Design and a Masters in Scenography at the University of Central England. She was a finalist for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design in 1997, nominated for Best Set Design: 2017, 2019 & 2021 (Great British Panto Awards), Winner in 2021. READ MORE
DEVELOPING CHARACTER | AUDITION TECHNIQUE |SCRIPT ANALYSIS | NEW WRITING |
EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING
Ian has worked as a director, actor and artistic creative for over 40 years. His credits encompass West End, National tours, Repertory, Corporate Events as well as teaching and directing at many of the major drama schools in the UK and Internationally. READ MORE