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West End stars lead dance workshops through Grantham Guildhall Arts Centre




Musical-lovers can join a series of online workshops led by West End professionals.

Organised by the Guildhall Arts Centre in Grantham, and Stamford Arts Centre, the workshops will be held via Zoom, so participants don’t even need to leave their house to get training from the best.

The first will be a dance workshop covering the popular new musical Six and will be led by Shekinah McFarlane on Wednesday at 6pm.

A dance workshop covering the popular new musical Six will be led by Shekinah McFarlane. (38098634)
A dance workshop covering the popular new musical Six will be led by Shekinah McFarlane. (38098634)

Shekinah played Anna of Cleves in the 2019-2020 tour of Six and was alternate for the same role as well as Catherine of Aragon in the West End production.

Grab your crown, be a Queen, and learn part of a sassy routine!

Shekinah’s theatre credits also include: American Idiot (UK Tour), Purple Rain: Celebration of Prince (UK and Holland); Tommy (UK tour) Hair and Hair50 (Hope Mill Theatre - Vaults Theatre); Parade (Hope Mill Theatre); The Lion King (Disney Theatrical, UK and International Tour); Godspell in Concert (Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue); Seussical the Musical (Arts Theatre); and Rent (Tabard Theatre).

Six the Musical. (38098570)
Six the Musical. (38098570)

The second workshop lined up is Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical Hamilton.

On Wednesday, July 22, at 6pm, Christopher Tendai will take you back to the 1800s to learn a section of movement in the style of the number 'My Shot'.

Christopher was a swing in West End’s Hamilton, and other credits include: as a dancer for Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1); a dancer for Brit Awards; Cover Benny in In The Heights (King's Cross Theatre); Swing in Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre); and Duck in In The Willows (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre).

The workshops are suitable for all levels of dancers and will last for one hour.

Christopher Tendai (38098683)
Christopher Tendai (38098683)

Tickets can only be booked online at www.guildhallartscentre.com at £6 per participant for each workshop (including a £1 online transaction fee).

Hamilton (38098629)
Hamilton (38098629)


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