Artistic Director & choreographer Gareth Walker has made his mark on the world of dance. In 2012 he worked on the Closing Ceremony for the London Olympics and Paralympics where he was the Associate Director. He worked with Jay Z, Rihanna, Coldplay, Annie Lennox, Fatboy Slim, Jessie J and many more.
He has directed and choreographed tours for Steps, Anastacia, Mika, Take That, Beverly Knight and Lulu. He directed the sell-out Gobsmacked! show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015. He has created international shows for Celebrity Cruises (Miami), Davines Worldwide Hair (Italy & the USA), and City Of Dreams (Manilla), as well as numerous shows for the L’Oreal Colour Trophy.
Gareth loves creating and conceptualizing shows, He had one of his shows Seasons Of Love, commissioned in 2015, which was a a sell-out dance show at The Theatre Royal Drury Lane. He also directed and choreographed the sell-out “Here Come The Girls” tours starring: Lulu, Anastacia and Chaka Khan, and further runs with Lulu, Anastacia, Heather Small and Gloria Gaynor.
After having a successful performing career in the West End, performing commercial dance and presenting, his show director path started when he was invited to assist on “Take That’s “The Ultimate Tour,” “Beautiful World” and the “Circus” Tours. From there he went on to choreograph The Brit Awards, Toyota’s World Trade Shows, Trevor Sorbie, and L’Oreal’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations. He was requested to choreograph many music artist’s tours.
Gareth’s choreography has since been seen on the majority of dance performances on major UK TV shows, including: “So You Think You Can Dance” (BBC1), “Don’t Stop Believing” (Channel 5), “The Royal Variety Show” (BBC1), Take That’s Brit Award performance 2011, “Sing If You Can”(ITV) Strictly Come Dancing and many more. More recently Gareth has been involved with staging and choreographing recent shows for Celebrity Cruises and P&O.
Gareth recently directed and choreographed Remembering Fred, the 50 date touring theatrical production starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Aljaz & janette, and another 50 date touring show called Rip It Up starring Natalie Lowe, Jay McGuinness and Louis Smith. Both shows were incredibly successful and will be making a return in 2018.