Chrissie Cartwright

Re-Creator of Original Direction and Choreography

Training: Pattison College, Coventry.

Theatre: Billy, Irene, Evita, Barnum, Blondel, variety shows at the London Palladium and Victoria Palace.

Television: The One and Only Phyllis Dixey, Stanley Baxter Show, Good Old Days, Morecambe and Wise Show, There's Something Wrong in Paradise and three Royal Command Performances.

Film: The Great Muppet Caper, Lassiter and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

Choreography: The Night they Raided Minsky's for the New Vic Company, which won a Drama Award for Best Touring Production of 1982; Art of Noise at the Ambassador's Theatre; the London premiere of Mack and Mabel at the Aldwych Theatre and the Theatre Royal Drury Lane;.Hit Dancing for Thames Television; Sherlock Holmes the Musical for Exeter and the West End; Matilda for the Redgrave Theatre, Farnham and its national tour; The Entertainer and The Devil's Virtuoso also for Farnham; On the Twentieth Century at the Guildhall School of Drama; and three pantomimes at the Theatre Royal, Norwich and the Theatre Royal, York. She staged the West End production and national tour of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole and The Card at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury. She assisted Charles Augins on the New York and Melbourne productions of Five Guys Named Moe. As well as her work with the London production of CATS, she has been responsible for re-staging the show for the UK tour and Belgium and more recently assisting Gillian Lynne on the CATS video.

Source: CATS programme.