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Liam Mower

Liam Mower (born 30 May 1992 in Kingston upon Hull, England) is an English actor and dancer. Best known for his talent for ballet, he was one of the ... More »Liam Mower (born 30 May 1992 in Kingston upon Hull, England) is an English actor and dancer. Best known for his talent for ballet, he was one of the three boys who shared the lead role in the original London cast of Billy Elliot the Musical. He is also the youngest person ever to win a Laurence Olivier Award. Liam is from Kingston upon Hull. His father is an engineer, and his mother works in a sandwich shop. Liam has three brothers, (Luke, Lewis and Leighton). He became a boarding pupil at the Royal Ballet School (RBS) whilst still auditioning for Billy Elliot, but later scaled down his connection to it, in order to be able to meet his professional commitments without losing out on quality of life. Liam also attended the Northern Theatre Company (NTC) in Kingston upon Hull, but now studies at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in Twickenham. Before taking up his place at Rambert, he was also offered a place at the London Studio Centre. Liam's first performance was on... [ Wikipedia ]

Edward Scissorhands ballet comes to Liverpool Empire in 2015

The New Adventures production will run from January 27 - 31 next year, and the leading role will be shared between dancers Dominic North and Liam Mower. The story, described as a spectacular modern fairytale, is based on the Tim Burton film starring Johnny Depp. It first premiered in ...

Review: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Setting aside preconceived notions of ballerinas in feathered headdresses, this story presents a Swan Lake in contemporary times where the prince (Liam Mower) could have stepped right out of the royal family. He appears distraught with lack of control over his regal life – so much so ...

Review: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty at Liverpool Empire

Any parent who has tried to put a screaming two-year-old into a car seat will recognise the inspiration for his fairy Tantrum, danced hilariously by Liam Mower. Act II and Aurora comes of age, set in the splendid gardens of an Edwardian country house. Lez Brotherston’s set is phenomenal ...

Star of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake talks about his upcoming debut at Milton Keynes Theatre

The challenging role of The Prince will be played by Liam Mower who is making his debut in the role. Speaking to the LBO ahead of his performance at Milton Keynes Theatre this evening, Liam said: “The show is brand new to me; I’ve never done the show itself, never mind the role of ...

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (review). A triumphant return to Milton Keynes Theatre.

Their burgeoning relationship is played out with the most intimate of dances as Liam Mower’s emotionally-wanting and sexually confused, prince is pushed closer to the edge. Ultimately they both pay the price for their need to find love. It is a haunting performance and deeply moving. ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake at MK Theatre

Liam Mower debuted in the challenging role of The Prince last night and his emotive performance was utterly absorbing as he portrayed a young man in turmoil. The whole cast more than deserved the standing ovation they received. Matthew Bourne’s narrative nuances, clear characterisation ...

Ballet star Liam Mower returns to West End for latest role in Sleeping Beauty

Liam Mower, 20, who found fame in the musical Billy Elliot in 2005, is set to play the part of Lilac Fairy. West end boy: Liam Mower, of east Hull, is to dance in Sleeping Beauty. Picture: Kate Woolhouse Beginnings: Liam Mower, right, in Billy Elliot The Musical in 2005. ...

Review: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake at Milton Keynes Theatre

Contemporary dance theatre rather than ballet, in Bourne’s brilliant choreography, Act I focuses on the Prince, who is danced so gracefully and beautifully by Liam Mower, and his distant relationship with his cold mother, the Queen, elegantly performed by Madelaine Brennan. Amid opulent ...

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Swan Lake is a whole New Adventure as it comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

Powerful leading men Jonathan Ollivier and Chris Trenfield are returning to the role of The Swan and the challenging role of The Prince will be played by Simon Williams, Sam Archer and, making his debut in the role, Liam Mower. Simon remains the only artist to have ever played both The ...

Dancer Liam Mower on his new roles in Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Liam Mower in rehearsals for Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty. Photo Credit: Mikah Smilie AT the end of Billy Elliot, the adult Billy gets to dance the leading role in Matthew Bourne’s iconic version of Swan Lake. And it could be a case of life imitating art one day, certainly if Liam ...

Review: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, The Mayflower, Southampton

It’s a sumptuous performance, full of grace and strength yet commanding in quite an animalistic, erotic way which is in contrast to the Prince (Liam Mower), who is haunting and fragile. The female characters, with the exception of the haughty Queen and goofy girlfriend, don’t come across ...

Swan Lake takes the dance world by storm

The challenging role of The Prince will be played by Liam Mower and Simon Williams. Liam Mower danced the role of Count Lilac in Sleeping Beauty and was the original Olivier award-winning star of the West End’s Billy Elliot. He joined New Adventures in 2011, and, following ...

Swan Lake glides back into Woking

The challenging role of The Prince will be played by Simon Williams, Sam Archer and, making his debut in the role, Liam Mower. Simon Williams, who is local to the New Victoria Theatre, living in Old Woking, remains the only artist to have ever played both The Prince and The Swan in this ...

'It's very exciting and very dark...'

Dancer Liam Mower promises Sleeping Beauty, A Gothic Romance, will not disappoint. Liam, who plays two roles – Tantrum, one of the six fairies, and their King – says the work stays true to the great fairy tale while bringing it into the 21st century. "The show moves through 100 ...

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