William Whelton


Choreography Credits: ‘50th Anniversary production of Hair’, Hope Mill Theatre and most recently The Vaults in London which won a What’s on Stage Award for Best Off West End Production and received a nomination Best  choreography at the Offie Awards, ‘Pippin’ The Musical Hope Mill Theatre and Southwark Playhouse (Offie nomination for Best Choreography), ‘Parade’ the musical Hope Mill Theatre, ‘Putting it together’, Hope Mill Theatre, ‘Closets the Musical’, Hope Mill Theatre, ‘It’s only life’, Union Theatre, ‘Aladdin’ Cheltenham Everyman, Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella (Clonter Opera Theatre)  and Our House, Union Theatre.

Will is co-owner and founder of Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester along with his husband Joe. They have won numerous awards including ‘The Hospital Club Award’ for Theatre and Performance for their contribution to the Theatre Industry. A ‘Special Achievement Award’ from the Manchester Theatre Awards for founding Hope Mill Theatre. They have most recently been nominated for the prestigious ‘Peter Brook Empty Space Award’ and won The Stage Fringe theatre of the Year 2018. They were listed on the Stage 100 most influential people in 2018 and 2019.

Producer Credits: Parade, Hair, Yank, Pippin, Little Women, The Toyboy Diaries, Spring Awakening, Aspects of Love, Return of the Soldier, Putting it together, Rags, Mame and The Astonishing Time of Timothy Cratchit (All- Hope Mill Theatre).

Pippin, Aspects of Love (Southwark Playhouse), Yank (Charing Cross Theatre), Hair (The Vaults).

William is very Proud to have trained at Laine Theatre Arts receiving a Professional Diploma in Musical Theatre and Dance.