Through his workshops, Wayne Sleep hands on his accumulated knowledge of performance and technique to inspire students to greater heights.
Join Wayne for a day of dance workshops, with classes in ballet and jazz for juniors and seniors which will include repertoire from classical ballets and musical theatre choreographed by Wayne for the students’ ability. Each participant is given a certificate at the end of the workshop. Visit Dance Workshops 2016 to find out more and register your interest.
Monday, 20 July 2015 19:17
Wayne Sleep stars in Cinderella this Christmas at the New Wimbledon Theatre till January 11 2015.
The show has earned 4 stars from The Times: “It may be Linda “Dallas” Gray who’s grabbing the headlines, but it’s the so-called “joke machine” Tim Vine as Buttons who drives this pacey, eye-poppingly colourful panto. Directed by Ian Talbot, the entire production is jolly good fun and that includes Matthew Kelly and Matthew Rixon’s father-and-son double act as the deliciously nasty Ugly Sisters as well as Wayne Sleep’s downright lovable turn (better make that “turns”) as a dance-teaching Dandini.”
Tickets are selling fast from AGT Tickets.
Thursday, 11 December 2014 22:23
Wayne Sleep starred in Channel 4′s Big Ballet in February 2014.
Big Ballet followed a troupe of plus-size amateur dancers as they attempted to realise their dream of dancing Swan Lake. Rebellious dance legend Wayne Sleep was the shortest dancer ever to make his debut on the Royal Ballet stage and in Big Ballet, he aimed to unlock the world of ballet for a wider audience and break one of the biggest taboos in ballet: size.
Under the watchful eye of Wayne and prima ballerina Monica Loughman, the dancers attempted to do what some experts said was impossible.
Find out more on Channel4.com
Thursday, 23 January 2014 15:54
Wayne Sleep joins the Front Row for Stepping Out starting on ITV at 6.30pm Saturday 31 August 2013.
Stepping Out, hosted by Davina McCall, sees six celebrities and their real life partners put their relationships to the ultimate test… via the form of dance.
Watch the first episode of Stepping Out on ITV Player.
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Saturday, 31 August 2013 16:33
Channel 4 has commissioned Big Ballet, a three part series following a troupe of plus-size amateurs as they attempt to realise their ambition to perform scenes from Swan Lake.
They’re mentored by Wayne and ballet dancer Monica Loughman. Wayne confounded his critics who told him he was too short to make it and went on to become one of the UK’s greatest ever dancers. Now, he wants to unlock the world of ballet for a wider audience and break one of the biggest taboos in the ballet world: weight.
Training will take place at Northern Ballet. Watch this space for more news!
Thursday, 11 July 2013 20:34