Thomas Michael Voss  Choreographer

Thomas Michael Voss Choreographer

Choreographer - Movement Director - Performance Coach

  • Location: London, UK
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Off West End Award nominated choreographer Thomas Michael Voss is meticulous and diverse in his styles and approach. Fused with unlimited creativity and imagination, his choreography delivers, speaks and even adds its own energy and flavour to any project without taking away from the main subject or focus.

Thomas Michael Voss went to study at the UCT Ballet School in Cape Town before coming to London to complete a 3 year degree course in Contemporary Dance and Dance Theatre at the TrinityLaban in 2000. He also used to compete successfully in Ballroom and Latin American dancing. Since then he has been successfully working in all fields of the business from Music Videos, Events, Theatre, Fashion, TV and Film.

Alongside an expansive career as a dancer in both the commercial and the arts world, Thomas Michael Voss is also featured as the german dance master to Rupert Friend in the movie 'The Young Victoria' and he appears in the movie 'Another Life' and in the TV Documentary 'Ten Days To D-Day' (as Walter Schwender) and he played Alexander in 'Alexander The Great' for Discovery Channel.

His career as a choreographer very much echoes his previous dance career. He successfully choreographs for all fields and genres in the arts as well as commercially.

Theatre choreography credits include:

Finian's Rainbow for which he received a multitude of raving reviews without exception. Princess Ida for which he received an Off West End Award nomination and Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Thomas Michael Voss is currently working on Shakespeare's As You Like It at Windsor Great Park after finishing a successful run of the new British musical Princess Caraboo.

Other: Road Show, Saturday Night, Spelling Bee, Mile High, Guys and Dolls, The Rocky Horror Show, La Cage Aux Folles, South Pacific (Craig Revel Horwood), Mojong Ae Saewol Korea, Esu Ae Sujago Korea, A Little Night Music (Trevor Nunn, Menier Chocolate Factory)

Thomas Michael Voss choreographed Music Videos for Craig David, Mark Ronson, James Blunt, Lily Allen, Ali Love, Yoav, SuperJupiter, Ministry Of Sound, Leon Jackson, Angelis, Scape feat. D'Empress, The Darkness, Muse, Kym Marsh, and he has worked with the Scissor Sisters at the Brit Awards and with Mariah Carey at the Astoria London.

From time to time Thomas Michael Voss gets commissioned to create his own work which in the past included the pieces: Laterite, Quaestio, Tierra Roja, Four Seasons Of Bueonos Aires in collaboration with the Arensky Chamber Orchestra as part of GDIF, Dancing on Parliament 'V7/15' as part of the Big Dance and Pragma as part of the Festival Of Love at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank. 

For the movie 'How To Lose Friends And Alienate People' Thomas Michael Voss created two little casual dance sequences for Kirsten Dunst and Simon Pegg.

Most audiences were drawn by Thomas Michael Voss's TV Commercials and Internet Virals to just name a few:

The Viral for Westfield, '100 years of Fashion in a 100 Seconds' choreographed by Thomas Michael Voss, to date has been viewed and reviewed by over  8.7 million people and has also received copious amounts of praise and complimentary reviews. The clip is even used at fashion colleges today as a point of reference and has found many copycats since.

Other: Samsung 'Cute Girl' 6 million views, Samsung 'Unleash next generation', Samsung 'Unboxing', Moben 'Dancing Kitchen Designer', P&O Cruises, Aunt Bessie 'Dinner', several BBC Strictly Idents, Slim Fast, Nintendo 23 Idents, Ibuleve, Wink Bingo 'Irish Dancing Dog', Argos 'Bed Clock', Southern Comfort and the Daily Mail.

Thomas Michael Voss teaches Ballroom Dance all across London and he gets often invited to hold workshops and masterclasses as well as to host and run Tea Dances and events nationally and internationally.That includes teaching the homeless and people in need for the charity 'Crisis'.

And most recently Thomas Michael Voss was accepted as a volunteer Koestler Art Critic to review the entries to the 2015 Koestler Awards, which is organised and run by the Koestler Trust - Arts By Offenders, Secure Patients And Detainees. The works of the finalists will be part of the exhibition 'Voices from Prison' at the Southbank Centre. 

www.tmvoss.co.uk           contact: 07939461136

Work History

Choreographer - Twelfth Night

Jun 2015 - Present

Choreographer - Saturday Night

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015

Choreographer - Spelling Bee

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015

Choreographer - BBC Ident

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Choreographer - Princess Ida

Feb 2014 - May 2014

Choreographer - Quaestio

Nov 2013 - Jan 2014

Choreographer - Pragma

Aug 2013 - Aug 2013

Choreographer - Laterite

May 2013 - Jul 2013

Choreographer - Finian's Rainbow

Jan 2013 - May 2013

Choreographer - P&O Cruises

Nov 2012 - Nov 2012

Choreographer - Southern Comfort

Aug 2012 - Sep 2012

Choreographer - Mile High

Feb 2012 - Apr 2012

Choreographer - Apollo Theatre, Paul Chowdrhy

Jan 2012 - Jan 2012

Choreographer - Samsung

Sep 2011 - Sep 2011

Choreographer - London Fashion Week

Jul 2011 - Jul 2011

Choreographer - Westfield

Sep 2010 - Sep 2010

Choreographer - 4 Seasons Of Buenos Aires

Jul 2009 - Jul 2009

Choreographer - The Big Dance

Jun 2009 - Jul 2009

Choreographer - Argos

Mar 2009 - Apr 2009

Choreographer - Ballare

Jan 2009 - Jan 2009

Ballroom Consultant - A Little Night Music

Oct 2008 - Oct 2008

Choreographer - Strictly Come Dancing

Jul 2008 - Aug 2008

Choreographer - Apollo Theatre, Andy Parsons

Feb 2008 - Feb 2008

Choreographer - Lily Allen

Jan 2008 - Jan 2008

Choreographer - Oxfam

Mar 2007 - Mar 2007

Choreographer - Nintendo

Dec 2006 - Nov 2006

Choreographer - Slim Fast

Oct 2006 - Oct 2006

Assistant Choreographer - Don Quixote

May 2005 - Sep 2005

Choreographer - Tube Movie

Apr 2001 - May 2001

Education

Contemporary Dance, Improvisation, Ballet, Jazz, Pilates - BA (Hons) Dance Theatre - TrinityLaban, London, UK

Sep 1997 - Jun 2000

Classical Ballet, Mime, Character Dance, National Dance, Modern Dance, African Dance, Flamenco - n/a - UCT Ballet School, Cape Town, South Africa

Sep 1996 - Jul 1997

Hairdressing - Hairdresser - Vezzosi Coiffeur, Essen, Germany

Sep 1993 - Jul 1996

A-Levels: German, Fine Arts, Biology and Religious Education - A-Levels - Gymnasium Kothen, Wuppertal, Germany

Sep 1991 - Jun 1993

Ballroom Dancing - All ISTD Medals and open Competition level B class (Pre-champ level). - Tanzschule Schaefer, Wuppertal, Germany

Jan 1990 - Dec 1992

GCSE's - GCSE's - Realschule Leimbach, Wuppertal, Germany

Sep 1984 - Jun 1991

Primary School - n/a - Grundschule Schuetzenstrasse, Wuppertal, Germany

Sep 1980 - Jun 1984

Skills

  • Composition
  • Arts
  • Assistant Directing
  • Ballroom Dance
  • Choreography
  • Classical Ballet
  • Commercial Dance
  • Commercials
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Dance
  • Directing
  • Drama
  • Expressive Dance
  • Flamenco
  • Jazz Dance
  • Jive
  • Latin American Dance
  • Lindy Hop
  • Live Performance
  • Live TV
  • Movement
  • Music
  • Music Video
  • Musical Theatre
  • Performance
  • Performance Coaching
  • Physical Theatre
  • Quickstep
  • Salsa
  • Stage Combat
  • Staging
  • Swing
  • Tango
  • Tango Argentine
  • Virals
  • Waltz

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