Mitchell Woodcock is one of Australia’s most sought-after Performers, Choreographers and Creative Directors with an expansive career in the entertainment industry.
Trained by Debra McCulloch in Perth, Mitchell moved to Sydney at only 14 years of age to continue his training at the Brent Street Academy and at 17 was cast in the role of A-rab in the Australian touring production of West Side Story. This began the journey of a true prodigy.
A role in the ensemble of Wicked quickly followed before Mitchell moved into Dance Captain positions for West Side Story (European tour), Dirty Dancing and Tony Award winning show Kinky Boots where he also played the role of “Angel”.
Mitchell’s performance credits include Guys and Dolls (The Production Company) Baz Lurhmann’s film The Great Gatsby, ABC’s Dance Academy, The X Factor AU, The Voice Australia and live shows with Artists such as Kelly Rowland, Ricky Martin,Kylie Minogue, Will.i.am, Joel Madden and Delta Goodrem.
Mitchell is also one of Australia’s most exciting choreographers and the youngest ever to feature on So You Think You Can Dance Australia. Since establishing his own company ‘New Ground Collective’ he has created performances for James Arthur, Conrad Sewell, The Veronicas, Guy Sebastian and the ARIAS and Logie Awards shows. His work has been utilised for brands such as Toyota, Model Co Cosmetics x Karl Lagerfeld and at the film premiere of Les Miserables
Mitchell began 2019 with a Resident Choreographer role for Australia’s popular disco musical, Saturday Night Fever (GFO) and went on to win the Helpmann Award for his choreographic contributions to the show.
The second half of 2019 has seen Mitchell work on The Voice Australia as a Creative Producer as well as overseeing the creative vision for Guy Sebastian’s Australian tour. On stage he is performing in the hit musical Chicago! and once again bringing his incredible skill and talent to the Dance Captain role for the show.