Middleton Tyas musical theatre teacher cast in West End show

Elliot Allinson.

A Middleton Tyas musical theatre teacher has been cast in a West End show.

Elliot Allinson has landed himself a coveted role in the cast of The Jersey Boys in London’s West End.

The show opens on August 1o at the Trafalgar Theatre.

Elliot is a musical theatre teacher at the Rhythm and Shoes Dance Academy, which is based on the Gallowfields Trading Estate in Richmond.

The actor and performer has previously appeared appeared in a number of professional musicals including Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang, The Sound of Music, Matilda and Oliver.

Louise and Hazel Richmond, from The Dance Academy, said Elliot was an inspiration to their students.

They added: “He has shared his wealth of experience and knowledge helping our students with audition techniques and practises.

“We are incredibly lucky to have Elliot on our teaching team and we can’t wait to go down to London to see him on stage in London.”