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Mark Hedges is a director and choreographer, and former actor. He performed in Starlight Express both in London and on tour across the UK.

Mark is currently resident director for the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera and kids director for the UK tour of Les Misérables[1].

Starlight Express Credits

London - 2000-01 - Turnov (u/s Dustin)

London - 2001-02 - Swing (u/s Rusty, Dustin)

UK Tour - 2007-08 - Prince of Wales

Biography (2007)

Mark trained at the Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama.

Theatre includes: ensemble in High Society (Shaftesbury), ensemble in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (West Yorkshire Playhouse), swing in Jerry Springer - The Opera (NT), swing and assistant Dance Captain for Jerry Springer - The Opera (Cambridge Theatre), Turnov, u/s Rusty and Dustin in Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria), ensemble, u/s Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Edinburgh Playhouse), ensemble in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Theatre Royal, Lincoln) and ensemble in Sleeping Beauty (Newcastle Opera House).

Concerts include: ensemble in Rodgers and Hammerstein - a Musical Tribute and A Celebration of West End and Broadway (both Palace Theatre). Mark has appeared as Hard Drive in the workshop production of Virus - the Rock Musical written by Taylor Goodman.

Television includes: Peak Practice (ITV), Blue Peter (BBC1), Fame School (Meridian TV) and a live gala for Norwegian Television.

Biography (2001)

Trained: Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama.

Theatre: One year as Turnov and understudy Dustin in Starlight Express (London); Little Shop of Horrors (Edinburgh Fringe Festival); Sleeping Beauty (Tyne Theatre, Newcastle).

Concerts: Celebration of West End Musical Theatre (Palace Theatre, London).

Television: Peak Practice (ITV); Fame School (Meridian).

Choreography: Twentieth Century Musicals (MADD Theatre Company); Me and My Girl (Durham).

Recording: Numerous voice-overs.


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