FEATURING TWO TIME VELMA KELLY IN LONDON’S WEST END
Learn the choreography from the Broadway Show
Sing the songs in easy to learn formats
3 Hours +
Learn to act like your favorite character
Booking now – all U.S. Cities
Lisa Donmall-Reeve has played numerous leading roles across Europe, including Velma Kelly in Chicago in London, and now brings you INSIDE CHICAGO, a song and dance workshop featuring the music and original choreography from one of Broadway’s most iconic shows. Lisa is highly regarded in the world of jazz dance and combines her performing knowledge and years of experience as an educator to gives students an in-depth knowledge of the jazz dance style, using choreography inspired by the legendary Bob Fosse.
This workshop can be completely tailored to your own standard and includes a combination of dance styles. We can also include a Broadway Music Director, if you would like a more in-depth musical experience.
Lisa is a powerhouse performer! Learn from a West-End star and book INSIDE CHICAGO today!
* Inside Chicago is a dance-based workshop. To learn the songs, you will need to book a Broadway Musical Director as part of the package or supply your own music teacher/accompanist.
FEATURED SONGS & CHOREOGRAPHY
All That Jazz
Me And My Baby
Cell Block Tango
Hot Honey Rag
All dances are 1 minute – 3 minutes in length
Original Broadway Choreography
Matt Mattox Technique
Lisa was born and raised in the UK and trained at The London Studio Center, The Conservatoire de Paris (with Matt Mattox), Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey in New York. She now lives and works in Los Angeles after living for 5 and a half years in New York.
NY/Regional credits: Mrs Corry in Mary Poppins (Ogunquit, Gateway, Music Hall); Ursula in Sweet Charity (Engeman Theatre); Mrs Gardiner in Pride and Prejudice (staged reading at New World Stages). West End credits include : Velma Kelly in Chicago (Cambridge Theatre); 1st U/S Ulla in The Producers (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Elaine in Sweet Charity (Victoria Palace); Louise/Shelia in Crazy For You (Prince Edward Theatre); 1st U/S Queen in My Fair Lady (RNT and Theatre Royal Drury Lane) Phyllis Fontaine in Once in a Lifetime (RNT). International/UK touring credits include; Judy U/S Cassie in A Chorus Line; Bombalurina in Cats; Helvetia Burrelli in The Rat Pack; Ann Reilly U/S Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street; Lead Dancer/Dance Captain in The Opera Show and Anything Goes.
Lisa has performed the role of Velma Kelly in Chicago in many countries around the world including Japan, South Korea, Turkey, and Kuala Lumpur, and is regarded as an expert of the ‘Fosse style’. She has worked with and assisted many leading choreographers including Susan Stroman, Matthew Bourne, Gillian Lynne, Baayork Lee, Chet Walker, Mitch Sebastian, Al Blackstone, Lisa Stevens and Andrew Wright. She was the associate choreographer of Pippin at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London, and has been choreographer or assistant choreographer on shows such as 42nd St, Crazy For You, Cats, Carousel Peter Pan and Zombie Prom.
She has been a faculty member at University of California (Irvine), teaching jazz dance, and at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York for 6 years (teaching theatre dance on both the Jazz and Contemporary and Youth Ballet Programs as well as in their summer intensives in NYC, Miami and LA, and AMTA NYC.
In London, Lisa taught Matt Mattox, Jazz, Musical Theater and Tap for colleges such as Millennium Performing Arts, AMTA, London Studio Center, The MTA, GSA and Mountview for many years before moving to the U.S. Lisa teaches all levels and all ages of dance and movement. She was head of dance for the pre – AMTA part time school in London – working with actor/movers. She was also fundamental in helping AMTA move to NYC and set up their second school in 2017. She is the Founder, Creative Director and Producer for her production company LDR Creative, as is an award winning Producer.
The price for each workshop is ESTIMATED. The final price is determined by actual travel time/costs, which are calculated after your enquiry.
Final price may be more or less than the price quoted here
*Price includes airfare** Rounded up to the nearest decimal