Cats Workshop

Gareth has been taught previously by the original creative team of 'Cats' from the London production.

The original choreography is absolute musical theatre choreography at its best. Originally devised by the multi talented and legendary 'Dame Gillian Lynne' who inspired dancers and actors alike to be part of such a sensational production.

 

Gareth Mason trained at The Arts Educational Schools London. His work includes ‘Cats’ at Larnaca Festival, Cyprus; ‘The Taming of The Shrew’ and ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’ on Tour and ‘The Tempest’ at The Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. Opera Includes ‘Pagliacci’ directed by Franco Zeffirelli at the following venues ‘The Royal Opera House’, ‘Teatro dell Opera’ Rome, ‘The Kremlin’ Moscow, ‘Athens Hellenic Festival’, ‘Israeli Opera House’ and ‘Maggio Musicale’, Florence. He then worked on another Opera at ‘The Royal Opera House’ as a Dance Captain & played a policeman in ‘Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk’ which went on to win the Olivier Award for the best opera of 2005

TV Credits include: The Feed, Requiem, Ordinary Lives, Stella Series 4, A Young Doctors Notebook, Humpty Dumpty – Britain Unzipped, Vernon Kay’s Comedy Assistant For All Star Family Fortunes 2010-2012, Heroes of the 88th Floor, John Bishops Britain, The Graham Norton Show,  The Armstrong and Miller Show, The Joey Page Show, We Are Klang, Bev Allen Life Coach, Gavin James in Mike Bassett Football Manager, Waking the Dead, It’s Now or Never, and Band Edge

Music Videos include: Hot Chip and The Pet Shop Boys

Films include: ‘Mr Goose’ in Disneys ‘Cinderella’ starring Helena Bonham Carter & Cate Blanchett , ‘Chubby Game Player’ in ‘Ready Player One’ directed by Stephen Speilberg and the ‘Red Balloon Seller’ in Disneys ‘Christopher Robin’, starring Ewan McGregor.

Routine 1 

Jellicle Songs For Jellicle Cats

This is the opening of the musical, it introduces the Cats and they get excited that they can tell you about themselves and introduce themselves to you.

Routine 2

The Jellicle Ball

This is the moment when the Cats go to a ball and embrace the enjoyment and essence of life.

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