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Associate Director

Tony Edge

Tony trained at the Royal Ballet School and performed with the Royal Ballet and the Royal Opera at Covent Garden. He has danced principal roles with ballet companies in England and Europe; was a member of the original cast of Evita at the Prince Edward Theatre; Marilyn at the Adelphi Theatre; and has worked extensively in concert, television and film. Tony has been Resident Director on We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre since its opening in May 2002 and Associate Director to Ben Elton, mounting productions in Australia, Germany and Las Vegas and the first UK national tours in 2009 and 2011. He has also worked as Associate Director to Arlene Phillips on productions of Saturday Night Fever in the West End, Broadway, Argentina and the first national tours in the UK and USA.

As assistant director, he has worked with Broadway director/choreographer Larry Fuller on Hal Prince’s production of Sweeney Todd at Drury Lane and Time at the Dominion Theatre; with Jonathan Lynn on Budgie at the Cambridge Theatre; with Piers Haggard on Which Witch at the Piccadilly Theatre; and with David Gilmore and Arlene Phillips on the much acclaimed production of Grease in the West End and the first national tour. He has worked as assistant choreographer and ballet master to Anthony Van Laast on the Cambridge Theatre’s production of Lost Empires, Wayne Sleep’s Hot Shoe Show, Song and Dance at the Palace Theatre and two Royal Variety Performances for the BBC; to choreographer Quinny Sacks on Simon Callow’s production of My Fair Lady, Simon Gray’s Two Lumps of Ice for BBC TV and the Dennis Potter series Lipstick on Your Collar; to Arlene Phillips on A Handful of Keys at the Prince Edward Theatre and to both Arlene and Rafael Aguilar on Matador at the Queen’s Theatre, which won the 1992 Olivier Award for Best Choreography.

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