Liam Steel

Liam Steel is a freelance theatre director and choreographer, and Artistic Director of his own company Stan Won't Dance.

Theatre and opera

For the National: movement direction/choreography, Dara, The Magistrate, Sparkleshark

For the RSC: movement direction/choreography, Taming of the Shrew, Pericles

In London's West End: movement direction/choreography, Ghost the Musical (also Broadway), Imagine This

Direction includes: Gianni Schicchi, The Magic Flute, L'Infedelta Delusa, Lord of the Flies, Into the Woods, The Tempest, The Marriage of FigaroI, The Singing Circle, Absolute Beginners, Hymns, Heavenly, Knots, Devotion, Crazy Gary, Vurt, The Flight, Oliver Twist, Tom's Midnight Garden

Movement direction and choreography includes: Ben Hur, The Crucible, Romeo and Juliet, Il Taborro, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Teseo, Jean de Florette, Paradise Lost, Strictly Dandia, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Secret Garden, Beauty and the Beast, The Ghosts of Scrooge


All the musical staging for the film version of the musical Les Miserables (2012)


Into the Woods : Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival

Knots : Best Production Dublin International Theatre Festival; Edinburgh Fringe First Winner

Tom's Midnight Garden : TMA Award, Best Production for Children and Young People

Strictly Dandia : Herald Angel award for Outstanding Choreographic Achievement

Published December 2014