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Bill Deamer

Choreographer, Directors

About Bill Deamer

Bill Deamer is one of Britain’s leading Choreographers and directors.He started his career when, employed as lead dancer in a production of CABARET in the West End (choreographed and directed by his mentor and life long friend Dame Gillian Lynne OBE), he was offered the opportunity to choreograph his own version of CABARET at Salisbury Playhouse. From there he has never looked back. He was reunited with Gillian Lynne when he was invited by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Trevor Nunn to create the new tap choreography for the critically acclaimed revival of CATS at The London Palladium in 2014 (which has subsequently run world wide). His long list of selected credits can be found below.

Bill is also a very successful choreographer for film and television – His keen eye for the camera has served him well , most notably – SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, ITV’s ALL STAR MUSICALS and the hit BBC series STRICTLY COME DANCING, where he continues to contribute featured group professional routines, show dances and Charlestons. For Sky TV – A CHRISTMAS CAROLE, starring Suranne Jones.Throughout his career Bill has also become an expert on Fred Astaire, one of his dance idols. He directed and choreographed the first- ever tribute to Fred at The London Palladium and has appeared in ITV Perspectives programme FOR THE LOVE OF FRED ASTAIRE.

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • SHANGHAI GRAND
    • Hamish Greer & Shanghai Grand Theatre
    • Director - 6-Camera shoot at the London Coliseum Starring Sam Tutty (Dear Evan Hansen) & Samantha Barks (Les Miserables)
    • STRICTLY COME DANCING
    • BBC
    • Numerous show dances & contestant routines
    • ALL STAR MUSICALS
    • ITV
    • SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
    • BBC

Theatre

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • HELLO DOLLY  
    • West End
    • Choreographer / Starring Imelda Staunton
    • OKLAHOMA! In Concert
    • Fourth Wall
    • Director - Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    • 42ND STREET 
    • Sadlers Wells/Leicester Curve, UK Tour
    • Choreographer
    • SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
    • West End
    • Bill Kenwright Productions
    • THE OSMONDS: A NEW MUSICAL
    • UK Tour
    • Choreographer
    • HEX
    • National Theatre
    • Consultant Choreographer
    • THE CORN IS GREEN
    • National Theatre
    • Choreographer
    • THE BOY FRIEND
    • Menier Chocolate Factory
    • FOLLIES
    • National Theatre
    • Nomination: Best Choreography – 2018 Olivier Awards Revived 2019 ★★★★★ ‘…surpasses your wildest dreams for this show’ – The Independent ★★★★★ The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times
    • CATS
    • London Palladium & International
    • New Tap Choreography
    • THE SOUND OF MUSIC
    • UK Tour
    • Bill Kenwright
    • TOP HAT
    • UK Tour, West End (Aldwych) & Tokyo
    • Winner: Best Choreography – 2013 Olivier Awards ★★★★★ ‘The most sublimely performed and choreographed musical in 25 years’ – The Sunday telegraph ★★★★ ‘A West-End Treat’ – The Times
    • LOVE NEVER DIES
    • West End
    • New Choreography
    • JEKYLL AND HYDE
    • UK & European tour
    • EVITA
    • UK & European tour
    • BABES IN ARMS
    • Chichester Festival Theatre
    • THE BOY FRIEND
    • Regent’s Park Open Air
    • Choreography and Co-direction / Nomination:  Olivier Award – Best Choreographer
    • FOLLIES IN CONCERT
    • London Palladium
    • Direction and Choreography
    • LADY BE GOOD
    • Regent’s Park Open Air
    • Co-direction and Choreography / Nominated: Whatsonstage Theatregoers Choice Award – Best Choreographer
    • ANYTHING GOES
    • UK tour
    • SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM
    • Novello Theatre
    • Co-direction and musical staging
    • 75th BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO STEPHEN SONDHIEM
    • Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    • Direction and Choreography
    • HMS PINAFORE
    • Regent’s Park Open Air
    • FRED ASTAIRE: HIS DAUGHTER’S TRIBUTE
    • London Palladium
    • Direction and Choreography
    • STEPPING OUT
    • UK tour