Drew McOnie Director and Choreographer
In 2021 Drew is set to choreograph the Take That film Greatest Days and a new production of Carousel at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, as well as creating a new ballet Merlin for Northern Ballet.
Most recently Drew is the choreographer of Jesus Christ Superstar which returned this summer in a socially-distanced concert staging at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, and is set to resume its North American tour next year.
Other recent work as Director & Choreographer includes King Kong (Broadway), Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom (West End), On The Town (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre) and Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party (The Other Palace).
Theatre Choreography credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (Olivier Award nomination, Best Theatre Choreographer, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre), Jekyll and Hyde (Old Vic), The Lorax (Old Vic), In the Heights (Olivier Award winner, Best Theatre Choreographer, King's Cross Theatre), Hairspray (UK Tour), Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith), Oklahoma! (UK tour), The Sound of Music and Chicago (Curve Theatre), West Side Story (NYMT), Laurel and Hardy (The Watermill), James and the Giant Peach (UK Tour), 13 (Directed by Jason Robert Brown, Apollo Theatre, West End), Tommy (European Tour), Spring Awakening (German Premier, Frankfurt), The Full Monty (German Premier, Frankfurt) and Kes (UK Tour).
Ballets for National Youth Ballet include: Little Red Riding Hood, The Old Man of Lochnagar, To You and Monochrome Suite (Sadler's Wells).
Film and TV credits include: Me Before You (Directed by Thea Sharrock), Recordare: Days of Remembrance (pre-selected for the Cannes & Berlin Film Festival) and British Style (Collaboration with Matthew Bourne at Buckingham Palace, BBC).
Drew is a proud associate artist of The Old Vic and Birmingham REP theatres.