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David Thaxton

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David Thaxton


David was born in Neath, South Wales.

Training: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

West End theatre includes: Kevin T/Garth in Come from Away (Phoenix), The Phantom in The Phantom Of The Opera (Her Majesty’s), Giorgio in Passion (Donmar Warehouse – Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical), King Arthur in Camelot (London Palladium), Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), Javert in Les Misérables (Queen’s), Raoul in Love Never Dies (Adelphi), West End Men (Vaudeville), Enjolras in Les Misérables (Queen’s), Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar – The Concert (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre).

Other theatre credits include: Georg Nowack in She Loves Me (Sheffield Crucible), Maximilian in Candide (Menier Chocolate Factory), Roger & Mysterious Man in Roller Diner (Soho Theatre), Major John Howard in Only The Brave (Wales Millennium Centre), Johan in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (Southwark Playhouse), Foreman in Trial by Jury, and the subsequent Chandos recording (BBC National Orchestra of Wales, St David’s Hall), Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress (Wales Millennium Centre), Harasta in The Cunning Little Vixen (Sherman Theatre, Cardiff).

Concerts include: Broadway to the Bay (Wales Millennium Centre), Welsh Guards Centenary Celebration (Principality Stadium, Cardiff), Friday Night is Music Night (BBC Radio 2), Bond with the Royal Northern Sinfonia (Sage Gateshead) Bring Them Home (Cardiff Castle).

David co-founded W1 Workshops which provides top-level, affordable training for actors at all stages. Upcoming workshops and info can be found and www.w1workshops.com.

He is also a founding member and co-writer of the alternative rock band Divisions; info and all recordings can be found at www.divisionsmusic.bandcamp.com 

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