Mitchell Woodcock has established himself as one of Australias most sought after Choreographers and Creative Directors with a reputation of creating memorable moments on time and budget with true professionalism. His journey so far is one of a prodigy with an expansive career in all facets of the entertainment industry.
Mitchell has worked alongside Directors Ignatius Jones and Craig Illot as resident Choreographer for the debut season of PACHA at The ivy, Sydney, to great acclaim. His choreography was also seen at the world premiere of the film Les Miserables. At the same time he also graced our screens as the youngest ever choreographer in the history of So you think you can dance.
In 2016 Mitchell travelled to Indonesia to work on the 27th anniversary live broadcast for top rating TV network RCTI. He not only choreographed for over fifteen of the countries biggest pop stars, but also directed and choreographed a live musical with actors from the number one rated tv drama. His creativity and ability to work with people in all areas of production ensured he delivered a highly successful event.
Mitchell has previously teamed up with pop stars Deborah Cox, The Veronicas, Betty Who, Client Liaison, Steve Grand and Conchita as Creative Director and Choreographer for their live shows. Mitchell orchestrated everything from budgets to choreography and styling.
At the beginning of 2014 Mitchell landed a job working along side Naomi Campbell on The Face and performed at the Launch of So you think you can dance and appeared in all television and print campaigns.
While working on numerous projects in the past year Mitchell choreographed and coordinated entertainment for PlayStations 20th anniversary party at Cockatoo Island and also for the launch of ‘The Revy’ a prestigious development on Darling Island.
As a performer, Mitchell was cast in the role of A-rab at the age of 17 in the Australian touring production of West Side Story which successfully sold out in all five Cities. Mitchell toured with the Australian cast in the Broadway musical Wicked in 2011/2012 and quickly joined the International Tour of West Side Story in the role of Dance Supervisor. He performed to audiences all across Europe and resided at the famous Saddlers Wells Theatre in London. Since then Mitch has performed in Guys and Dolls and has most recently worked as the assistant dance captain/swing in the historic show Dirty Dancing.
After a rigorous audition process Mitchell was thrilled to be cast by Baz Lurhmann as a featured dancer in his film The Great Gatsby.
Mitchell’s screen credits include ABC’s Dance Academy, Channel 7’s The X Factor, Young Talent Time, The Voice, Channel 9’s Mornings with Kerri-Anne, So you think you can dance, The Disney Channel and Australia’s Next top model.
Over the years Mitchell has had the privilege of performing with recording artists Kelly Rowland, Ricky Martin, Kylie Minogue, Will.i.am, Joel Madden, Delta Goodrem, Geri Halliwell, Olivia Newton-John, Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Sneaky Sound System.
Mitchell is currently working as the Dance Captain for the Tony Award winning best musical Kinky Boots and has recently finished choreographing Client Liaison and Tina Arena’s latest performance at Splendour in the grass, one of Australia’s largest annual music festivals.