PQA Scarborough students enjoy We Will Rock You Masterclass
On Sunday 17th May, the students from PQA Scarborough took part in an exciting, high-energy Musical Theatre Masterclass with professional performer and choreographer Richard Peakman, based on the musical We Will Rock You.
The Masterclass was inspired by some of his work on the West End production of We Will Rock You.
Following a successful performing career, leading to assisting some of the industry’s finest, Richard is now defining himself as a versatile and accomplished choreographer.
Richard recently worked on “Le Noir”- The Dark Side of Cirque, which is currently on a world tour having just completed a residency at the Harrah’s Resort- Atlantic City. Previous choreographic credits include “Pal Joey” & “Grease” – Aoyama Theatre, Tokyo. “From the Hart”, New End Theatre, London. “Magic of the Musicals” – UK tour, “Stars of the Night Gala” – Haymarket Theatre, London. “Bohemia”- TED/Sensatori, Sharm El Sheikh.
TV and commercial credits include: Bruno Mars-“Unorthodox Jukebox” campaign. “Ambitions” music video for Donkey Boy, both for Warner Bros Records. “School for Stars” – CBBC. “Children in Need” – BBC.
As a performer, Richard has been a regular in London’s West End, toured internationally and made TV appearances with shows such as; We Will Rock You, Grease, Cats, Movin’ Out, Peggy Sue Got Married, Me & My Girl, West Side Story, Oh! What a Night, Fame, Night of a 1000 voices, Billy Elliot, Chess, Magic of the Musicals.