Neil O’Brien

Dance

Neil trained in Broadway Dance Centre, NYC. 

While in New York he studied under the mentorship of Broadway choreographers David Marquez and Josh Bergasse.

He was a member of The Chase Brock Experience and SLC where he created new works shown at City Centre, Alvin Ailey Theatre, Cedar Lake and The Joyce, all in New York. 

He has toured Internationally with cruise ships and stage shows such as Shake, Rattle and Roll, Dancing Queen, Carousel and West Side Story. 

Neil is a member of Ponydance, and has performed their shows ‘Ponybois’ ‘Where did it all go Right’ ‘Pony Panto’ and ‘Anybody Waitin’ all over the world, his favourite being at HIFA festival in Zimbabwe.

Choreography credits – Polly and The Magic Lamp (Olympia Theatre), Beauty and The Beast, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella (Cork Opera House) Jesus Christ Superstar (BPSA) ’Starting Point(e) and “Miles Away Beside You’ (Smock Alley), ’Holding On’(Axis Theatre), ‘SINNEAD One night only…for two nights’ (MAC) ‘Swing Cats’ (Olympia Theatre), ‘The Golden Era” ‘Winter Wonderland”(Mansion House ), Grease (Gaiety Theatre),’In The Heights’ (Portland, OR) Showtime (Brown Thomas)

Music Videos – Derek Ryan ‘Hayley Jo’, Miss Kate ‘Trapped in Love’, ‘Safe Cross Code’ Road Safety Authority..

As a teacher, Neil has taught workshops throughout Ireland, UK, Mexico and USA. He was also on faculty for The Joffrey Summer Intensive,The Pulse Convention, USA and Perform, Ireland. He has judged numerous dance competitions throughout Ireland and the UK such as 5,6,7,8 Elite Dance, Art in Motion, Spring Elite Classic and the All Ireland Inter- Varsity Competition