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Anthony Whiteman (he/him)


Anthony is a freelance creative practitioner, educatonal leader and is currently the Creative Course Director and Head of Musical theatre at Rom Theatre Arts College.  Anthony obtained his MA in ‘Dance Education’ from UCA. Prior to this he was a successful West End performer, having appeared in West End shows such as Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace), The Wizard of Oz (Palladium) and White Christmas (Dominion) and numerous other West End touring productions.


Anthony’s specialism as a practitioner is within Musical Theatre, with a keen interest in the action and choices individuals are able to make when interacting with text, song and choreogrpahy. Within movement, Anthony has a focus on  ‘Theatre Jazz’ which encompasses technical jazz, jazz repertoire, tap dance, Musical Theatre (song and dance) and musical staging to apply what he calls ATM or Acting Through Movement.  Anthony is also the pioneer of ‘Somatic Jazz Practice.’  All of these interests are combined as progressive means to and expand what musical theatre practices are and what they could be.


As a choreographer Anthony’s credits include: ‘No For An Answer’ - Arcola, ‘Aladdin’ - Fairfiled Halls, ‘La-La Land’ - New Wimbledon, ‘Marvellous Maisel’ - (Workshop) Sidcup Studio Theatre, ‘The Good Town’ - (Workshop) Sidcup Studio Theatre,  The New Adventrues of Peter Pan’ - Fairfield Halls & Mansfield Palace, ‘Dorian - A new musical’ - The Other Palace, ’New-ses’ & ‘Wash That Man, Sister!’ - New Wimbledon Theatre, ‘Help’ - Danish Academy of Arts, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ - Mansfield Palace, ‘Rapunzel’ - UK Tour, 'Little Miss Sunshine' - Arcola/ UK Tour, ‘Tribute To Fosse’ - New Wimbledon, ‘#Fas!on’ - Bird,  ‘MUSIK- The Billie Trix Story’ - Edinburgh, ‘Kids of The West End at Christmas’ - Underbelly, London, ‘The Osmonds Musical’ - Workshop, ‘Wars’ - Dartford Orchard, 'Cinderella' - Civic Theatre, ‘Camelot’ - London Palladium, ‘Bring It On’ - Beck Theatre, ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio’- Ambassadors, ‘Mack and Mabel’ - Hackney Empire, ‘The Rat Pack Live’ - EdFringe, ‘Fiddler On The Roof - Istanbul (Jasnet Bozdag BEST CHOREOGRAPHY Award 2018), 'Dance Overture' - New Wimbledon, ‘Retro’ - Orchard Theatre, Cameron Macintosh's 'Oliver!' - Junior Edition Workshop, 'Southern Baptist Sissies' - Above The Stag, 'Alice in Wonderland' - European Tour, 'Legally Blonde' - Alexandra, 'Cinderella' - Beck, 'That Man' - Hippodrome Casino, 'Debut' - Electric Theatre, 'ICA 175th Gala' - St Georges Hall,  'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice' - Union, 'Danny Hero' - Workshop, 'Jason and the Argonauts' - Bridewell, 'The Wizard of Oz' - European Tour, 'Legally Blonde' - Gatehouse (NOM Best Choreographer Off West End Awards), 'Something Old, Something New' - Bernie Grants (Review), The White Feather’ - Union, ‘Side By Side By Sondheim’ - Jack Studio Theatre, ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ - Rose and Crown (NOM Best Choreographer Off West End Awards & Best Choreography Broadway World Awards),  ‘In The Dead of Night’ - Landor (NOM Best Choreographer Off West End Awards), ‘Spring Awakening’ and ‘Dracula’ at the Studio Theatre Ealin


His director credits: Kids of the West End - Underbelly Leicester Square, Fash!on - Bird, The Rat Pack - Ed Fringe, The Blues Brothers Live - Ed Fringe, and numerous workshops and performance projects at Bird College.


Anthony also is co-director of Pivotal Productions CIC, working to support and create communities with arts based practices, such as supporting the transition from student to professional for graduates progressing beyond Higher Education performing arts institutions. 


More info:

@anthonywhiteman (social media platforms)

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