Danny Coates

Danny was born in Southport, Merseyside and trained under a scholarship at the London Studio Centre, graduating with a degree in dance and musical theatre in 2002.

In his final year he toured with Seedtime Musical Theatre Company with the musical Pippin, in which Danny performed the title role of Pippin. Danny then set sail on board the P&O vessel Aurora with CMC for three contracts as a singer/dancer and company manager, as well as performing such roles as Sonny in Grease and Young Elvis in Elvis. Other credits include: Pulse 8 (London Oratory); Design for Dance (Cochrane Theatre, London); Showcase (Criterion Theatre, London); Aspects of Dance (Hackney Empire, London); Tribute to Lever Brothers (Queen Elizabeth Hall, London); Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Northampton Derngate, Croydon’s Fairfield Halls and Bristol Hippodrome); Aladdin (Edinburgh King’s); Sleeping Beauty (Glasgow King’s); and a training and alignment video for Dance UK.

Danny has recently finished a UK tour of Chicago, playing the role of Fred Casely as well as understudying and performing the principal role of Amos.