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Creative

Elizabeth Chadwick - Producer

Elizabeth has been the co-director and producer of MKEC Productions since 2014. Working alongside colleague Marc Kelly, MKEC Productions strive to produce high quality, lesser known works on London’s fringe circuit so that theatre is accessible for all. Throwing themselves in at the deep end and learning as they went, MKEC have always received great reviews for all. With an ever-expanding team of creatives, they look forward to seeing what the future holds.

Elizabeth has been performing from an early age and is still currently working as an actress and loves learning new skills (both for acting and producing) to improve herself.

MKEC Productions credits include: The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee, When Midnight Strikes, Birds of Paradise, Here’s to the Ladies who Belt, Lucky Stiff, The Bakers Wife (all at the Drayton Arms Theatre); Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens (White Bear).

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Dane Bates - Creative Director and Choreographer

Dane trained at the prestigious London Studio Centre. He has performed all over the world as well as London's West End & UK tours.  Current choreography credits include TV, stage and Cruise companies, he has most recently taken the nations dance scene by storm with Dane Bates Collective on the hit TV show "The Greatest Dancer" for BBC1.

Dane has choreographed television adverts for the weather channel, Stoptober NHS online, and choreographed for, Bo Selecta-Channel 4 and E4; Lillies-BBC1, Britain's Got Talent 2016 (Jack Higgins), Irelands Got Talent, Aladdin Imagine Theatre, Liverpool Unites 2015 winner, Cinderella-Birmingham Hippodrome.

Dane has Choreographed cruise ship shows, Pantomime 5 years consecutively, Fashion shows, Corporate events and for Britain’s Got Talent series 10.

Some of his performing credits include: "Best of the Musical" European Arena Tour, "The Illusionists" London, UK tour, International Tour and ITV.

Dane works very closely with Ballet West Scotland, and is teaching all over the UK and Ireland and internationally, having taught in London Studio Centre, Bodywork, Italia Conti and GSA. As well as Studio 76, MADD College, Phil Winstons theatre works, Dane has taught Masterclasses in China, LA, Greece, London and Paris. 

Dane is the creative director of Eden Dancewear and resident choreographer for all their corporate events.

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Sarah Kitson - Creative Director and Choreographer

Sarah has spent a decade working as a Musical Theatre performer around the UK, Europe and in London's West End. Some of her credits include High School Musical, We Will Rock You, Fame and Dirty Dancing to name a few.

Currently working as part of the creative team for The One and Only Company in Denmark, Sarah is a current figure in Musical Theatre in Copenhagen.

She is also one of 2Entertain's leading choreographers in Oslo, Norway. Her work can be found onboard both Color Magic and Color Fantasy and is seen by hundreds of people a day 365 days a year! The shows range from Las Vegas showgirls to Bollywood beauties including many varied styles of dance/pas de deux and speciality acts.

Sarah recently choreographed a number for Norway's TV2 in their new reality TV show Rett fra Hjertet (Straight from the Heart).

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Stephen Morgan - Choreographer

Stephen hails from Liverpool and began dancing at a young age. As a child and aspiring professional he performed with the English National Ballet in COPPELIA, starred in a short film ’VILYA’ for Yorkshire film and television, toured the UK with the KEN DODD HAPPINESS TOUR and performed with featured act ‘Siege’ regularly on THE VARIETY CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN. Stephen graduated performing arts college with teaching diplomas within the ISTD and IDTA dance faculty and began working as a professional dancer and choreographer. 

His career as an adult got off to a fantastic start when he booked his first job out of college as a backing dancer for the UK’s infamous ‘nil point’ group GEMINI. They supported super group BLUE, ATOMIC KITTEN, THE CHEEKY GIRLS, DANIEL BEDINGFIELD and THE MAVERICKS at arenas and music festival throughout the UK.

Shortly after, Stephen was asked to choreograph and create 3 new production shows for MSC CRUISES. His career went from strength to strength performing all over the UK in various theatre/trade/fashion and floor shows, TV and Film, pantomimes and onboard luxury liners of PRINCESS CRUISES, HOLLAND AMERICA, ROYAL CARIBBEAN and P&O UK.

His most memorable and proudest moments were when he performed with superstar P!NK at the MTV Europe Music Awards and winning an MTA for best ensemble for his role in a new production of CHICAGO. After a successful performance career, Stephen is now establishing himself as an up-and-coming international choreographer.

For the past 2 years, Stephen has been working as a DanceSupervisor for Princess Cruises in Los Angeles. His time has been split travelling between luxury liners installing production shows and teaching/preparing casts in the shows at their studios in Los Angeles.

WEBSITE: www.sjmchoreography.com 

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Christian Valle - Choreographer

Cristian is a Chilean-born Choreographer, Director and Creative Storyteller in London, who uses his personal creative approach to achieve the highest result for each client, production and individual. Cristian was born in Santiago de Chile and inherited the Latin rhythms from his roots in South America. Cristian then moved to Sweden where he first trained in Martial Arts, Latin Ballroom Dance and Musical Theatre.

Cristian trained in Musical Theatre for one year at Markaryd Theatre School in Bjärnum Sweden and then three years at the Performing Arts School Danseforum in Gothenburg Sweden.

After training, Cristian went on to perform in Musicals, Commercials, Films and TV in Sweden, Denmark, London West End, UK tours and Worldwide tours. During his performing years Cristian always loved the creative process and Cristian now works professionally as a Choreographer/Director, Movement/Staging Director and Fight Director.

As a Choreographer/Director, Cristian likes to immerse himself in the creativity, working closely with his team and concentrating on story telling.

Cristian has choreographed the NETFLIX original feature film “Been So Long”, Capoeira advisor on the feature film “Mindhond”, Co-choreographer for “So You Think You Can Dance” UK.

Cristian was honoured to choreograph various dance numbers for: ‘The celebration of young people in the Performing Arts’ for her Majesty the Queen held at Buckingham Palace.

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Helen Ramsey - Choreographer

Helen trained professionally at Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom, Surrey. She graduated in 2007 with a trinity diploma in Musical Theatre. Since graduating Helen has travelled the world on cruise ships and has worked extensively in the UK in a variety of sectors of the entertainment industry including TV, corporate and holiday resorts.

After 10 years of performing Helen realised her passion for the creative side of the industry.  She has now been the resident choreographer at the prestigious 5 star Potters Leisure Resort on the Norfolk coast for the past 3 years. During her time there she has choreographed in excess of 20 shows for them and their 20 strong theatre company.

 

Along side this she has been a regular choreographer for a fresh new company, David Michael Productions. She has choreographed a plethora of shows and projects for David Michael productions including the exciting new Theatre show "The Best of Wham". In October 2018 Helen was lucky enough to choreograph an 8 strong team for the inaugural cruise for "Floating Festivals" onboard Roayl Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas.

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