Jerry TraversAlan Burkitt

Alan Burkitt

Alan was born in Canterbury and started his dance training at the Deborah Capon School where he won All England Tap Dancer of the Year. He went on to graduate from Performers College.

Theatre credits: Original West End Cast of Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre (understudy Jerry Travers), Singin' in the Rain (Chichester Festival Theatre), Andy Lee in 42nd Street (Chichester Festival Theatre/Curve Theatre Leicester), The Prince in Adam Coopers' Shall We Dance (Sadlers Wells Theatre), Cats (understudy Rum Tum Tugger and Munkustrap, German Tour), Featured Artist in Viva La Diva (UK Arena Tour and DVD Release), We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre, London), Movin' Out (understudy Tony, Apollo Victoria Theatre), Crazy For You (understudy Bobby Child, UK Tour), One Touch Of Venus (Opera North, UK tour and Sadlers Wells), The Ha'penny Bridge (The Point, Dublin), Santa Claus The Musical (The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton), Featured Artist in Ol Blue Eyes (Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline), Children Will Listen (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane) and Tap Soloist in Sondheim's 75th Birthday Celebrations (Hackney Empire / BBC Radio).

Television Credits: The Sound of Musicals (Channel 4), Strictly Come Dancing, How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?, Dancing In The Streets, Children In Need, and Blue Peter (BBC), An Audience With Kylie Minogue (ITV) and Assistant Choreographer for So You Think You Can Dance 2011 (BBC).

Alan teaches Jazz and Tap at various colleges in and around the London area.

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