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Liam Steel Director & Choreographer
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Current Work includes:

Company West End Marianne Elliott

Peter Pan Revival (Co-Director) Open Air Theatre

As Director

Midsummer Nights Dream Royal College of Music

Gianni Scchicci - Revival English Touring Opera

To Me, To You… (Consultant) Wired Aerial Theatre

Winnie and Wilbur Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Patience English Touring Opera

Hänsel und Gretel Royal College of Music

Merlin Nuffield Theatre

Albert Herring Royal College of Music

Lord of the Flies (Co-director) National Tour

Peter Pan (Co-director) Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park

Merlin Northampton Theatre Royal

Paul Bunyan English Touring Opera – National Tour

Winner Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera (ETO Season)

The Jungle Book West Yorkshire Playhouse

Barnum (Co-director) Chichester Festival Theatre

Into The Woods (Co-director) Shakespeare in The Park, Public Theatre, New York

Le Nozze Di Figaro Opera Holland Park

Lord of The Flies (Co-director) Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park

Gianni Schicchi English Touring Opera - National Tour

Nominated Best Opera Manchester Evening New Awards

Babel Stan Won’t Dance - National Tour

Orpheus in The Underworld Royal College of Music

Into The Woods (Co-director) Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park

Winner Olivier Award – Best Musical Revival

The Tempest Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park

The Magic Flute English Touring Opera - National Tour

The Singing Circle Royal Opera House

Tom’s Midnight Garden Library Theatre, Manchester

Off The Wall Stan Won't Dance / Royal Festival Hall

Skylon Spirits Stan Won't Dance / Royal Festival Hall

L’Infedelta Delusa – Country Matters English Touring Opera

Absolute Beginners Lyric Hammersmith

Revelations Stan Won’t Dance

Hooked (also designer/writer) Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company

Knots CoisCeim Dance Theatre - Irish, European & American Tours

Best Production Dublin International Festival
Fringe First
Best Production Total Theatre Awards

Sinner Stan Won’t Dance

GLAAD Media Award – Most Outstanding New York Theatre off Broadway

Crazy Gary Bare Bones Dance Company

Oliver Twist Library Theatre, Manchester

Hymns (also designer) Lyric Hammersmith / Frantic Assembly
National & International Tours

Saltimbanco (as guest director) Cirque Du Soleil

The Shooky Birmingham Repertory Theatre

15 Degrees and Rising Circus Space

Heavenly (co-director/devisor)) Frantic Assembly / Soho Theatre
National Tour & Off-Broadway

Frankenstein Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company

Devotion Theatre Centre

Beauty & The Beast Library Theatre

Vurt Contact Theatre, Manchester

Nominated for 5 Manchester Evening News Awards

The Fall of The House of Usher Graeae Theatre Company

Look At Me Theatre Centre - National Tour

The Flight (also designer/writer) Restless Dance Company

Fucking Martin Gay Sweatshop

It’s a Girl Nottingham Playhouse / Roundabout Theatre Co.

Indoor Fireworks Nottingham Playhouse / Roundabout Theatre Co.

Choreography: Film

Les Misérables Working Title Films Tom Hooper

Responsible for all the musical staging and choreography of the film.
Winner Golden Globe Best Picture; Nominated Academy Award Best Picture

Edge of Tomorrow Rocklock Films Doug Liman

Choreography / Movement Direction: Theatre

Big Fish ATG Nigel Harman

The Graduate West Yorkshire Playhouse Lucy Bailey

A Tale of Two Cities Open Air Theatre Timothy Sheader

Comus The Globe Lucy Bailey

West Side Story Salzburg Festival Phil McKinley

The War of the Worlds Dominion Theatre Bob Thomson

Dara National Theatre Nadia Fall

The Infidel Theatre Royal Stratford East David Baddiel / Kerry Michael

Porgy and Bess Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park Timothy Sheader

Barnum Chichester Festival Theatre Timothy Sheader / Liam Steel

The Magistrate National Theatre Timothy Sheader

The Taming of the Shrew RSC Lucy Bailey

Ghost The Musical West End/Broadway/UK and International Tour Matthew Warchus

Ben Hur Live International Stadium Tour Philip WM. McKinley

The Crucible Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park Timothy Sheader

Il Tabarro English Touring Opera James Conway

Fantastic Mr Fox English Touring Opera Tim Yealland

Imagine This New London Theatre Timothy Sheader

Romeo and Juliet Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park Timothy Sheader

Teseo English Touring Opera James Conway

Dirty Wonderland Frantic Assembly/Brighton International Festival Scott Graham / Steven Hoggett

Paradise Lost Northampton Theatre Royal and Headlong – National Tour Rupert Goold

Pericles RSC/Cardboard Citizens Theatre Adrian Jackson

The Ghosts of Scrooge Library Theatre Roger Haines

Strictly Dandia Tamasha Theatre Co/Lyric Hammersmith Kristine Landon-Smith

Awarded a Herald Angel for Outstanding Choreographic Achievement – Edinburgh International Festival 2005

Tom’s Midnight Garden Library Theatre, Manchester Liam Steel / Roger Haines

Sparkleshark National Theatre Terry Johnson

Beyond The Walls For Men (Devised) Imlata Dance Co / West Yorkshire Playhouse

The Count of Monte Cristo Royal Exchange, Manchester Braham Murray

Secret Garden Library Theatre Roger Haines

Jack and The Giant Fib Theatr Powys David Nielson

Commercial

Choreographed TV advertisements for the Michael Bublé Fragrance; Lycra; Baileys Irish Cream; Orange Telecommunications; Boots Pharmacy; Lynx deodorant and Coca Cola’s worldwide Cinema and TV London 2012 Olympic campaign - “Move to the Beat”. ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF Stan Won’t Dance (2003 – 2013) As a performer Liam was widely recognised as being one of this country’s most acclaimed Physical Theatre practitioners having worked with some of the country's leading companies including Complicité, Volcano Theatre Company, David Glass Ensemble, The Kosh, Frantic Assembly, Nigel Charnock and Company, and from 1992 - 2000 as a core member of DV8 Physical Theatre.