Originally from South Wales, Liam was an NDCWales associate and Royal Ballet Junior associate, before studying contemporary dance at Coleg Gwent in Newport. This led him to London to complete his degree at London Contemporary Dance School. Upon graduating Liam joined Richard Alston Dance Company, touring nationally and internationally for 8 years. During his time in the company he was nominated 7 times in 6 consecutive years at the Critics Circle National Dance Awards. In February 2018 he won Best Male Dancer 2017.

Liam also spent 2 years touring with the acclaimed BalletBoyz. He performed alongside Olly Alexander, Years and Years on The Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury under the direction of Jay Ravel, and appeared on The Greatest Dancer, BBC under the direction of Paul Roberts. Liam has also performed works by Kim Brandstrup, Christopher Wheeldon, Iván Pérez, Maxine Doyle, Sir Bob Cohan and performed with Adam Lambert in Wembley for ITV.

Liam made his first professional work ‘fourfold’ on Blaenau Gwent based dance company FFIN Dance, and has choreographed on Ballet Cymru for their Made In Wales Season with ‘Murmurations’. He also created ‘flutter’ for The Brighton Academy. Liam was named a rising star in Graham Watt’s list of London’s Best Dance for his choreography in 2021.

In 2022 Liam was a part of the Warner Bros film, ‘Barbie’ and performed in ‘House of Flamenka’ at The Peacock Theatre, London under the direction of Arlene Phillips, he also restaged ‘Us’ choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon for Matthew Ball and Joseph Sissens of The Royal Ballet performed at The London Coliseum. He was also a part of the Paramount + series ‘Knuckles’ choreographed by Ellen Kane. He was associate choreographer on Classical Everywhere’s ‘Messiah, The Live Experience’, The Lost Estate’s immersive experience, ‘The Greatest Night of the Jazz Age’ as well as associate choreographer on ‘Quadrophenia’ choreographed by Paul Roberts in association with The Who. In 2023 Liam became Rehearsal Director for Balletboyz for their show ‘England On Fire’ and is continuing to work with them throughout 2024.

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