Grant Murphy

Training: Arts Educational School (Musical Theatre Diploma (Andrew Lloyd Webber Scholarship) and Masters in Creative Practice).
Creative credits include:
Directing: Forever Plaid (St James Theatre London); Rent (University of Cumbria); Seasons Of Larson (Lyric Theatre), Saturday Night Fever (Associate, UK Tour); When Midnight Strikes (Aria Ents); Evita (BYT); Whoopi Goldberg, for her performance in Sister Act – The Musical (London Palladium); Catch Me If You Can (Arts Ed); Belly of Hell (Southwark Playhouse);Gangsters Of Love (Charing Cross Theatre); In Touch (Perfect Pitch) and Guys and Dolls (Assistant Director - Cadogan Hall).

Choreographing: Yas Jungle Cirque (Abu Dhabi); Cinderella (Salisbury Playhouse); Pinocchio (Greenwich Theatre); Iolanthe (Illyria Open Air Tour); Snow White (Sunderland Empire);Aladdin (Palace Theatre);Harvest (ArtsEd); Man of No Importance (St Albans); Rags (Lyric Theatre); You'll Never Walk Alone (Queens Theatre); Cinderella - Boom or Bust (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Catch Me If You Can (Arts Ed); Avenue Q (Ovation Productions); Movin’ Out (Arts Ed); Crazy For You (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); Daisy Pulls it Off (Thom Sutherland); Romeo & Juliet (Hiraeth Productions); The Mikado, HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance (Illyria Open Air Tour); Apply Within (Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe); Our House (BYT); 18 Stone of Idiot – The Johnny Vegas Show (UMTV) and Funky Friday (MTV).

Assistant Choreographer/Director: A Chorus Line (assistant to Baayork Lee - London Palladium); Spring Awakening (Arts Ed); Tap coach to the Billy Elliot boys.

Grant also teaches at numerous colleges including: Arts Ed, London Studio Centre, GSA, and Urdang.

Performance credits include: Dance/Puppet Captain on Shrek the Musical (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Sister Act (London Palladium); Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre); Footloose (Novello Theatre); Fame (Aldwych Theatre); The Beautiful Game (Cambridge Theatre) and The Fred Astaire Tribute (London Palladium).

UK and International Tours include: Hair; Mamma Mia!; Starlight Express; Oh! What A Night; and Dancing Queen. Television credits include: The Bill (Carlton) and The Biz (BBC).

Recordings include: The Beautiful Game and Fred Astaire: His Daughter’s Tribute.

Grant Murphy Director and Choreographer