Rohan Seinor has an extensive international career encompassing both musical theatre and commercial dance. He has played notable roles such as Bernadette in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Fred Casely in the original West End production of the musical Chicago, and Riff in West Side Story.
Highlights of his London stint include sharing the stage with Joel Grey – the famed Emcee from the movie Cabaret, performing in a tv special performance with Shirley Bassey, and a televised performance of the Royal Variety Performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre before Her Majesty The Queen. He has also performed the roles of Chris in Miss Saigon, Al De Luca in A Chorus Line, and Jack Vetriano in Oh What a Night alongside Kathy Sledge from Sister Sledge. Other shows include Singing In The Rain, Hello Dolly, Hot Shoe Shuffle, and Joseph and His Amazing Technicolored Dream Coat.
His television and film credits include a featured dance with Miranda Otto in the movie Danny Deckchair, being one of 4 Finalists on the reality TV show I Will Survive, a dancer in The Three Stooges telemovie, and a performance in Later with Bagpus for BBC London. He has also had guest appearance roles in the television series All Saints, and White Collar Blue.
His skills and professional expertise have led him to pursue teaching roles at highly reputable performance art institutions such as NIDA, WAAPA, and Brent Street Studios.
“Dance is my first love, and it excites me to keep the fire burning through the development of new openings for other creatively passionate dance artists and performers”
With an entertainment career spanning more than 30 years, Ian Knowles is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, artistic director and producer with outstanding career achievements to his name. His work has taken him around the world as a cast member, director, and choreographer for many high-profile productions.
Ian worked as a commercial dancer on every kind of show you can imagine. His theatre credits include Anything Goes, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady, Cinderella, and Easter Parade with Broadway legend Tommy Tune. He has danced alongside Kylie Minogue, Jimmy Summerville, Jackie Love, and choreographed and toured with the amazing Rhonda Burchmore.
Parallel to Ian’s performing career, he has always choreographed, both as a freelance choreographer and as part of his company Whoosh Events and Entertainment that produced numerous events for corporate Australia, and the mammoth task of event management and entertainment production for the Sydney Mardi Gras’ Sleaze Ball. His international choreography credits include Bali Agung – Legend of a Goddess, Colours of Malaysia – Opening Ceremony, with Australian credits that include Pan, The Sound of Music, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, and many more.
In 2011, Ian took on the role of Artistic Director of the Full-Time dance course at The Space Dance and Arts Centre, to pass on the wealth of knowledge that he has to share.
“Dance has always been my passion, and I’m proud to be the co-founder of Inspired Dance to continue my vision of creating opportunities for the dance community.”