Matthew Christopher BOURNE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1960-01-13
Education Sir George Monoux Sch London, The Laban Centre (BA)
Publications Publications Matthew Bourne & His Adventures in Motion Pictures (ed Alastair Macauley, 1999)
Recreations theatre, cinema, the choreography of Frederick Ashton and Fred Astaire, the music of Percy Grainger, Ella Fitzgerald and most pre-1950 singers
Clubs Soho House
Style Matthew Bourne, Esq, OBE
Career dancer Transitions Dance Co 1986, fndr, artistic dir, resident choreographer and performer Adventures In Motion Pictures (AMP) 1987, artistic dir New Adventures 2001-; hon fell Laban Centre 1997 (memb bd of dirs 2000-); Choreography for AMP incl: Overlap Lovers 1987, Buck and Wing 1988, Spitfire 1988, The Infernal Galop 1989 (revived 1992), Green Fingers 1990, Town and Country 1991, Deadly Serious 1992, Nutcracker (co-prodn with Opera North 1992, revived 1993), The Percys of Fitzrovia 1992, Highland Fling 1994, Swan Lake 1995 (TV 1996, revised for LA 1997 and NY 1998-99), Cinderella 1997 (revised for LA 1999), The Car Man (2000/01); performed with choreographers incl: Jacob Marley, Brigitte Farges, Ashley Page; fndr memb Lea Anderson's Featherstonehaughs 1988; choreography for theatre incl: As You Like It (RSC, Stratford and Barbican) 1989, Singer (RSC, Stratford and Barbican) 1989, Leonce and Lena (Crucible Sheffield) 1989, Children of Eden (Prince Edward Theatre) 1991, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Aix-en-Provence Opera Festival) 1991, The Tempest (Nat Youth Theatre 1991, revived 1993), Show Boat (Malmö Stadsteater Sweden) 1991, Peer Gynt (Ninagawa Co Oslo, Barbican and World Tour) 1994, Watch with Mother (Nat Youth Dance Co) 1994, Cameron Mackintosh's revival of Oliver! (London Palladium) 1994, Boutique (Images of Dance) 1995, Watch Your Step (Irving Berlin Gala) 1995, Franch and Saunders Live 2000, My Fair Lady (RNT and Drury Lane) 2001, South Pacific (RNT) 2002, Dearest Love (George Piper Dances) 2003; with New Adventures: Play without Words (RNT) 2002, Nutcracker! (Sadlers Wells) 2002; Television incl: Late Flowering Lust (BBC/Ecosse Films) 1993, Drip: A Self-Love Story (BBC) 1993, Roald Dahl's Little Red Riding Hood (BBC) 1995, Swan Lake (BBC) 1996, subject of South Bank Show 1997, presenter Channel 4 Dance 1999, The Car Man (Channel 4), Bourne to Dance (Channel 4) 2002, Nutcracker! (BBC 1) 2003; Awards incl: Place Portfolio Award 1989, Bonnie Bird Choreography Award 1989, Barclays New Stages Award 1990, nominated for Most Outstanding Achievement in Dance Olivier Award 1992, nominated for Best New Dance Prodn (The Nutcracker) Olivier Awards 1994; over 25 awards for Swan Lake incl: Olivier Award for Swan Lake 1996, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and Dramalogue Awards for Swan Lake 1997, Time Out Special Award 1997, SouthBank Show Award 1998, 2 Drama Desk Awards 1999, 2 Outer Critics Circle Awards 1999, 2 Tony Awards (dir and choreographer) 1999, Astaire Award 1999, Olivier Award for Outstanding Choreography 2002, Hamburg Shakespeare Prize 2003, Olivier Awards for Outstanding Choreography and Best Entertainment for Play Without Words 2003
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