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Matthew Bourne Biography

Widely hailed as the UK's most popular and successful choreographer/director, Matthew is the creator of the world's longest-running ballet production, a five-time Olivier Award winner and the only British director to have won the Tony® Award for both choreographer and director of a musical. He is artistic director of New Adventures, which has created an enormous new audience for dance with its groundbreaking dance/theatre productions Nutcracker!, Highland Fling, Swan Lake, Cinderella, The Car Manand Play Without Words. Musical theatre includes Oliver!, My Fair Lady (Olivier Award), South Pacific and Mary Poppins (Olivier Award). Matthew's latest production, Edward Scissorhands, based on Tim Burton's classic film, recently toured the U.S.

 
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