Matthew Cole

Matthew Cole

Choreographer

Matthew has recently choreographed Pure Imagination at the St. James Theatre. Other recent credits include: as Choreographer, Bette Midler and Me (Gilded Balloon and Gate House), Amour (Royal Academy of Music), Jerry’s Girls (St. James Theatre), The Return of the Soldier (Jermyn Street Theatre); as Resident Director, The Railway Children (King’s Cross Theatre), West Side Story (UK Tour); as Associate Choreographer, Guys and Dolls (Chichester Festival Theatre). Matthew also choreographed two new shows in Miami for Jean Ann Ryan Productions, to be installed into their six star cruise ships.

Matthew choreographed Vampirette, a new musical that premiered at the Manchester Opera House, Angelina Ballerina the Musical (UK and Australian Tour), The World Skills Show (NEC LG Arena Birmingham) and The Road to Qatar (Landor Theatre and Edinburgh Festival). Matthew regularly choreographs pantomimes for Qdos Entertainment, including Aladdin, Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk. Each year he choreographs and directs the Pulse Awards at Grosvenor House London.

Other credits include: Assistant Choreographer and Resident Director on the Take That musical Never Forget, Assistant Choreographer on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, Choreographer for comedian Pam Ann in her international and US tour including shows at the London Palladium and Hammersmith Apollo, Creative Choreographer for Private Drama (which supplies choreography to high profile corporate events across London) and Assistant Choreographer on the International Trend Awards for Wella Professionals in New York. Matthew is also part of the creative team for Icon Dance, which supplies dancers, choreography and production for major events.

Matthew’s performing credits include Saturday Night Fever, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Miami Nights, Cats, Chicago, Guys and Dolls, The Rocky Horror Show, Zorro, They’re Playing Our Song, Candide and Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Matthew also performed on television in such shows as The Royal Variety Performance, Children in Need, Paul O’Grady and Comic Relief.