PROFILE

Richard Roe has worked for the last 20 years in a wide variety of projects ranging from the West End and UK television to projects in America, Canada and Europe.

He has appeared as a performer in some of the most iconic shows of the last 2 decades including Cats, Chicago, We Will Rock You, Gypsy, A Chorus Line, Rent, Sweet Charity as well as new and leading edge contemporary theatrical events such as Sinatra, Notre Dame de Paris and the London Palladium stage version of The Wizard of Oz, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

He has worked closely with directors and choreographers such as Peter Darling, Arlene Phillips, Matthew Warchus, Tim Sheader, Liam Steel, Ann Yee and Jamie Lloyd on titles such as The Wizard of Oz, Urinetown, Ben Hur Live, Imagine This and The Lord of The Rings.

In 2014 he also collaborated with Arlene Phillips and the Monty Python team for the Python Reunion at the O2, the 2014 Olivier Awards and he also worked on re-creating the Guinness world record for the largest tap troupe routine for the BBC.

As a choreographer, he choreographed the world premier of the UK Tour Judy – The Songbook of Judy Garland, starring Lorna Luft; the new musical comedy Crush – The Musical and has restaged the choreography for the American tour of The Wizard of Oz, Jackie the Musical, Professor Brian Cox’s new BBC documentary Universe (aired Christmas 2016) and provided choreography for the second series of Tracey Ullman’s Show (BBC).

2017, Richard will restage the Australian production of The Wizard Of Oz and choreograph Cinderella (Hackney Empire) and Aladdin (QDOS).