Musical Theatre professional and choreographer Emily (Follies, Kiss Me Kate, Wizard of Oz, Cats) knows the importance —and the challenge—of owning a dance audition. Here is some sage advice to help you ace your audition!
About Emily Goodenough:
Emily trained at Corraine Collins Dance Studios, before gaining a scholarship to Bird College. Since graduating, Emily has been working in Musical Theatre all over the world and has assisted many prolific choreographers such as Andrew Wright, Adam Cooper and Alistair David. She teaches at various vocational colleges and enjoys to spread the love of dance.
Theatre credits include: Associate Choreographer Gypsy (Royal Exchange Theatre); Associate Choreographer Witches of Eastwick (Swedish Premiere); Ensemble/Cover Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls (Théâtre Marigny); Assistant Choreographer/Suzanne in Sweet Charity (Nottingham Playhouse); Assistant Choreographer/Dance Captain in Oklahoma! (Grange Park Opera); Dance Captain/Young Christine in Follies (National Theatre); 42nd Street (Théâtre du Châtelet); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Kilworth House Theatre); Associate Choreographer/Dance Captain in Mrs Henderson Presents (Noel Coward Theatre, and Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto); Movement Captain in Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (Birmingham Rep); Assistant Choreographer/Peggy in Sunny Afternoon (Hampstead Theatre and Harold Pinter Theatre); Kiss Me Kate (BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall); Dance Captain in Evita (UK tour); My Fair Lady (Sheffield Crucible); Jesus Christ Superstar (Slovenia, Bronowski Productions); Wonderful Town (Royal Exchange Theatre with the Halle Orchestra); Wizard of Oz (London Palladium); Donna in Dreamboats and Petticoats (UK tour); Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Plymouth Theatre Royal and Manchester Lowry); and understudied and played Rumpleteaser in Cats (German tour, Cologne Musical-Dome and Frankfurt Alte Opera).