During the Sunset Dance Workshops Joanna took the 40 students through some of the breathtaking routines that are performed in the show. The students then came to see the production of Sunset Boulevard at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford in the evening, giving them the opportunity to see what they had been taught during the day performed on stage by a professional cast.
Based in Leeds, Renaissance Arts provides vocational courses in Musical Theatre and Dance. Their aim is to train talented and aspiring performers to embark on a successful life in the arts. The students taking part in the Sunset Dance Workshops were all full time students aged between 16 and 23 years of age.
One of the all-time great musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®-winning (Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical) masterpiece SUNSET BOULEVARD is a compelling story of romance and obsession, based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film, with Don Black and Christopher Hampton's wonderful book and lyrics. This much-loved score includes the title number Sunset Boulevard, With One Look, As If We Never Said Goodbye, The Greatest Star Of All and The Perfect Year and will be performed by a full orchestra.