Andrew Wright | Cast & Creative

Andrew Wright


Andrew is a double Olivier Award nominee, double WhatsOnStage and Carl Alan Award winning choreographer. He was educated at Millfield School (Old Millfieldian of the year 2015, Distinguished Old Millfieldian 2012) and trained with the NYMT and Arts Ed. 

Andrew directed and choreographed Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Kilworth House) which will return in 2019 along with The Witches of Eastwick (Stockholm), Gypsy (Manchester Royal Exchange) and Peter Pan (Southampton Mayflower). He choreographed Oklahoma! (Grange Park Opera), Nativity! The Musical (Birmingham Rep and National tour), Five Guys Named Moe (Marble Arch Theatre) nominated for Best Choreographer WhatsOnStage Awards 2018, Half A Sixpence for Cameron Mackintosh (Chichester Festival Theatre, Noel Coward Theatre) winner of Best Choreographer WhatsOnStage Awards 2017, Singin’ In The Rain (Chichester Festival Theatre, Palace Theatre, UK national tour, Japan, Asia, Russia and Australia) winner of Best Choreographer WhatsOnStage Awards 2013 and nominated for Best Choreographer Olivier Awards 2012, Helpmann Awards 2016 and Broadway World Awards 2011/2016. Guys and Dolls (Chichester Festival Theatre Phoenix, Savoy Theatre and National Tour) Best Choreographer nomination Olivier Awards 2016 and Broadway World Awards 2014/16. Barnum (Theatre in the Park, Chichester and National Tour) Best Choreographer nomination Broadway World Awards 2013. 42nd Street (Chichester Festival Theatre and Curve, Leicester), The Critic/The Real Inspector Hound (Minerva Theatre), High Society (National Tour), Wonderful Town (National Tour), Betty Blue Eyes (National Tour), Saturday Night Fever (National Tour), A Little Night Music (Palace Theatre), Follies (Royal Albert Hall), the world premiere of Mrs Henderson Presents (Theatre Royal, Bath, Noel Coward Theatre and Toronto) Best Choreographer nomination Broadway World Awards 2016 and Oliver (Curve, Leicester). The Showgirl Within (Garrick Theatre), Broadway to the Bay (WMC), Nunsense A-Men and Naked Boys Singing (Arts Theatre), Almost Like Being In Love (National Theatre), Stepping Out (Salisbury Playhouse), Once Upon A Time At The Adelphi (Liverpool Playhouse, Union Theatre and Trafalgar Studios) Best Choreographer nomination Broadway World Awards 2010, By Jeeves (Landor Theatre), I Sing (Union Theatre) and Soul Traders (Edinburgh Festival). 

He directed and choreographed Happy Days (National Tour). Best Director/ Choreographer nomination Broadway World Awards 2014 and Moby Dick The Musical (Union Theatre) Best Director nomination BroadwayWorld Awards 2016 and Time Flies (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). He was assistant director and co-choreographer for Chess in Concert (Royal Albert Hall) starring Josh Groban and Idina Menzal and seven productions of The Night Of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall and Odyssey Belfast). He choreographed The WhatsOnStage Awards 2008 (Lyric Theatre) 2009/10 (Prince of Wales Theatre), The Best of Rock Musicals (Hammersmith Apollo) and the new Cat Stevens musical Moonshadow (Drill Hall). Cantabile at Christmas (Delfont Room, Prince of Wales Theatre), Elaine Paige’s 2006 Concert (Lyceum Theatre and European Tour), 1000 Voices at The Arena (Sheffield Arena) and Robot Wars – The Live Event (National Stadium Tour). Workshop productions of A Painted Lady, PromCom, The Stephanie Lawrence Project, The Ghost and Mrs Muir and Beach Radio. 

Pantomimes include co director/choreographer Cinderella (London Palladium), director/choreographer Dick Whittington (Southampton Mayflower), Jack and the Beanstalk (Opera House Belfast), Aladdin (Wyvern Theatre), Cinderella (Plymouth, Theatre Royal) and Snow White (Southampton Mayflower). Choreographer Dick Whittington (Bristol Hippodrome), Cinderella (Bristol Hippodrome, Mayflower Southampton and Wyvern Theatre) and Snow White (Opera House, Manchester and Bristol Hippodrome). 

Lysistrata, Godspell, Blood Wedding, The Canterbury Tales and Hot Mikado for Eton College (Farrer Theatre). Betty Blue Eyes, Curtains, The Drowsy Chaperone, My Favorite Year, 42nd Street, Spend, Spend, Spend, Putting It Together and State Fair (Arts Ed), My Favorite Year (Guildhall School of Music and Drama). Andrew appeared on the Channel 4 documentary series The Sound of Musicals. 

Andrew’s past performance credits include Scrooge (London Palladium), Mary Poppins (Prince Edward), Anything Goes (Drury Lane), Cats (New London), Follies (Festival Hall), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Dominion and National Tour), La Cava (Piccadilly), Mack & Mabel (Piccadilly), Oliver (Sadler’s Wells), Dick Whittington – London’s Musical (Sadler’s Wells), Fred Astaire – his daughters tribute (London Palladium), A Chorus Line (Derby Playhouse and National Tour), Pickwick (National Tour), The Time Of My Life (Bristol Old Vic). He appeared in two Royal Variety Performances and recorded five Original London Cast Recordings.