Jo McShane



Jo is from Liverpool and trained at Laine Theatre Arts. She is an experienced choreographer having worked in Theatre, TV and Film. She is also an established performer and teacher.

Her choreography has been nominated 3 times for an Off-West End Award. She is also part of the creative team behind the tap trio, The Tap Chaps, whose work has been performed all round the world including places such as New Orleans, Antarctica and the Caribbean.

Choreography & Associate Choreography work includes: Life After Life (Associate Choreographer), BBC (John Crowley); Top Hat the Musical, Cunard (Tom O’ Brien); Bohemian Rhapsody (Promotional video, Twentieth Century Fox); Salad Days, UK Tour/ Union Theatre, Off-West End Award Finalist (Bryan Hodgson); Two Gentlemen Of Verona, The Andrew Lloyd Webber Theatre (Sir Trevor Nunn); A Christmas Carol – GSA (Bronagh Lagan); Lend Me A Tenor – LSMT (Graham Gill, UK Premier); Soho Cinders, Union Theatre (Off West End Award Nominee, Sasha Regan); Aladdin, Broadway Theatre (Richard Cheshire); Bad Girls, Union Theatre, Off West End Award Nominee (Sasha Regan); Hamilton, Lewis, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and The Kings Head (Benji Sperring); Bullets Over Broadway, UK Premier – GSA (Graham Gill); Merrily We Roll Along, Mountview; The Scarecrow’s Wedding, UK Tour (Eva Sampson); A Christmas Carol, Blackpool Winter Gardens (Paul Nicholas, Kyle Davies); 5 Pantomimes for First Family Entertainment, Glasgow Kings Theatre and Woking New Theatre; Jesus Christ Superstar, GSA (Anna Lunstrum), The Smallest Show on Earth, UK Tour (Associate Choreographer to Lee Proud), The Dreamers, Abbey Road (Associate Choreographer to Lee Proud), How to Succeed in Business, Wiltons Music Hall (Associate Choreographer to Lucie Pankhurst).

Performing Credits include: Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Theatre Royal Drury Lane (Sam Mendes); Cats The Musical, UK & European Tours (Trevor Nunn); South Pacific, Kilworth House (Mitch Sebastian); Blood Brothers, West End and UK Tour (Bob Thompson/ Bill Kenwright ); Legally Blonde, Kilworth House (Mitch Sebastian); Singin In The Rain, Kilworth House (Mitch Sebastian); Sister Act, Kilworth House (Mitch Sebastian); Chicago, Aberystwyth Arts Centre (Antony Williamson); Grease, West End & UK Tour (David Gilmore); Chess The Musical, Aberystwyth Arts Centre (Antony Williamson).

Main Showreel
Salad Days The Musical
Top Hat The Musical
The Tap Chaps
Salad Days
Joanne McShane’s witty period choreography.
Mark Shenton, The Stage
Soho Cinders
Joanne McShane’s choreography is stylish and inventive
Gay Times
Salad Days
with Joanne McShane’s exuberant choreography, there is a spirit of fun present throughout
Bullets over Broadway
Joanne McShane’s choreography is terrific
Bad Girls
cracking choreography from Jo McShane
Salad Days
the splendid choreography of Joanne McShane, which is alive to every nuance of period dance forms
Soho Cinders
The Christmas cracker at the heart of this show is Joanne McShane's stunning choreography.
Bad Girls
brilliantly choreographed by Jo McShane
Soho Cinders
glorious choreography
Salad Days
Joanne McShane’s witty period choreography.
Mark Shenton, The Stage

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