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Sam Archer

The Red Shoes (2016/17 tour)
Creative Team: Choreographic Assistant
Cast: Boris Lermontov

Sam trained with the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT), the Liz Burville Dance Centre, the Bird College of Performing Arts, graduating with a 1st Class (BA) Hons Degree and The Actors Centre in London.

Theatre credits for Matthew Bourne's New Adventures include: Ralph in Lord Of The Flies, the Prince in Swan Lake, the Pilot/Prince in Cinderella, Angelo in The Car Man, Anthony in Play Without Words, Liquorice Man in Nutcracker, as well as creating the role of Edward in the original production of Edward Scissorhands.

Other theatre credits include: Tweedle Dum in directed by Rufus Norris with music by Damon Albarn (National Theatre, London and Chatalet Theatre, Paris), The Narrator in Will Tuckett's The Soldier's Tale (Metropolitan Theatre, Tokyo), La Boheme (Royal Albert Hall), Arthur Pita's Metamorphosis (Joyce Theatre, NY), James I in Richard Jones' Gloriana (Royal Opera House), Badger in Will Tuckett's Wind In The Willows (Linbury Studio Theatre), Charlie Paddock in Chariot's Of Fire (Hampstead Theatre/Gielgud Theatre), Earthquakes In London (UK Tour), Slim and Cover Curly in 'Oklahoma!' (Chichester Festival Theatre), Valentine and Cover Bert in 'Mary Poppins' (UK Tour), Lulu in the original cast of We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), Captain in Oliver! (London Palladium) and JJ in Bugsy Malone (Queens Theatre).

Film and Television credits include: Maurice in Humans Series 2 directed by Lewis Arnold (Kudos Humans Ltd/Channel 4), Mr Selfridge Series 3 directed by Robert Del Maestro (ITV), Disney's Muppets Most Wanted directed by James Bobin, Life Is A Buffet directed by Anthony Byrne, Goldfrapp's A&E music video and Party At The Palace in commemoration of the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

Sam has also taken part in many workshops including: The Threepenny Opera directed by Rufus Norris for the National Theatre Studios, for the NT Studios, Krabat, A German fantasy novel by Otfried Preu├čler, directed by Caroline Steinbeis at the NT Studios, Shoes choreographed by Stephen Mear and composed by Richard Thomas, Made In Dagenham, choreographed by Aletta Collins and the Phantom Of The Opera Tour choreographed by Scott Ambler.

As well as performing, Sam teaches workshops for New Adventures Re:Bourne and is an Associate for NYMT. 

Twitter: @SArcherUK    
Instagram: @SArcherUK

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