Monday, 25 January 2016

PPA to stage Flashdance at the Electric Theatre

Performance Preparation Academy Third Year Musical Theatre Diploma graduates will perform Flashdance at the Electric Theatre in Guildford between 25th and 27th February 2016. 

PPA’s production will be directed by Christopher Howell, with musical direction by Simon Lambert and choreography by Louise Pieri

Based on the 1983 Paramount Pictures film Flashdance, the musical is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and revolves around 18-year-old Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night and her dreams of attending the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy. 

The show received its UK premiere in 2008 before transferring to London in 2010. Flashdance has book by Tom Hedley and Robert Carey, music by Robbie Roth, and lyrics by Robert Carey and Robbie Roth,

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