Gillian Bruce


Training: Laine Theatre Arts.

Theatre credits as a Choreographer include: Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins (Teatro Nazionale, Milan); Die Lustige Witwe and Disney’s High School Musical (Teatro alla Scala, Milan); Cabaret and Disney’s Newsies (Arena di Verona); Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage (Italy, Germany, Spain, Austria, Monte Carlo, Mexico, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, UK tour and West End); 20th Anniversary Special of Grease (Teatre Sistina, Rome); Cinderella (Teatro alla Scala, Milan); Mel Brooks’ Frankenstein Junior (Teatro Brancaccio, Rome); Happy Days (Italian tour); Sugar, based on the screenplay of Some Like It Hot (Teatro Brancaccio, Rome); The Little Shop of Horrors (Teatro Oscar, Milan); Annie; Next to Normal (Italian tour); Ragtime; Evita; Titanic; Crazy For You; Nine; The Witches of Eastwick (Teatro Duce, Bologna); Lucky Stiff; The Wild Party; Robin Hood (Teatro Nuovo, Milan); Anything Goes; All Shook Up; Footloose; Peter Pan; The Jungle Book; Toc Toc a Time For Musical.

Television credits as a Choreographer: Ci Vediamo (Rai 1); Music Zoo; Spot Lactacyd; Emilio and Drive In.

Other video credits as a Choreographer: The music video ‘La Prostata’ for Clan 537.

Television credits as a dancer: Fantastico 4; Te Lo Do Io Il Brasil; Tastomatto and Chi Tiriamo in Ballo.

Other credits include: Academy Teacher of Musical Theatre (modern jazz and tap) for Musical! The School, Milan and The Bernstein School Of Musical Theatre, Bologna. Gillian is the owner and Artistic Director for the dance school and fitness center 360 Gym, Milan and in 2008 she founded and choreographed the dance company Tappers.

Gillian was winner of Best Choreography at the Italian Musical Awards 2016 for Newsies, and has also been nominated for her work on Cabaret and Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage.