Austin Wilks


Austin hails from Southend on Sea, Essex and trained at Whitehall Performing Arts. 

Since leaving college Austin has travelled the world as a performer in a variety of theatre, television and film in a career spanning 18 years. Shows include the world famous Moulin Rouge in Paris, Simply Ballroom and the West End cast of Dirty Dancing the Classic Story On Stage at the Piccadilly and Pheonix theatre. He also choreographs for Tui Sensatori, creating shows for their luxury resorts around the globe. 

Austin’s journey with Dirty Dancing began in 2012 where he joined the West End production at Piccadilly Theatre. He has since been involved in two European Tours, two UK and Ireland Tours and two West End runs, playing multiple roles including Johnny Castle. Most recently he choreographed the 2018 European Tour. Austin is so proud and excited to be choreographing this brand new production of Dirty Dancing. 

Austin   Wilks