Born: January 13, 1960 (age 56), Walthamstow, London Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom
Partner: Arthur Pita
Movies and TV shows: Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake 3D, The Car Man, Matthew Bourne’s Christmas, Swan Lake: Tchaikovsky
Awards: Tony Award for Best Choreography, more
Books: Contemporary Rugs: Art and Design
Studied: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Matthew Bourne is an English choreographer. His work includes contemporary dance and dance theatre. He has received multiple awards and award nominations, including the Laurence Olivier Award, Tony Award and Drama Desk Award, and he has also received several Honorary Doctorates of Arts from UK universities. In 1995 Bourne began a long-term relationship with Arthur Pita, a principal dancer with AMP. Pita is Portuguese, was born in South Africa and studied dance in Johannesburg. He came to London in 1991 where he trained at London Contemporary Dance School, gaining a masters degree. Bourne is best known for his 1995 version of Swan Lake featuring an all-male troupe of swans. His other successes include The Nutcracker, The Car Man, Highland Fling and Edward Scissorhands, as well as the choreography for the West End musicals Oliver!, My Fair Lady and Mary Poppins. He lives in north London with Arthur.
Together since 1995: 20 years.
Matthew Bourne OBE (born January 13, 1960)
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