Joanne Clifton to star in Flashdance The Musical at the Palace Theatre

Joanne Clifton stars in Flashdance The Musical at Manchester's Palace Theatre

Joanne Clifton has announced that she will continue to star in Flashdance – The Musical, which is due to come to Manchester’s Palace Theatre in February 2018.

The Strictly Come Dancing winner 2016 will continue in the role of Alex Owens following a break over Christmas.

Having played to critical acclaim since August, Joanne Clifton is joined on stage by cast Ben Adams, Colin Kiyani, Rikki Chamberlain, Garry Lee Netley, Carol Ball, Sia Dauda, Hollie Ann Lowe, Simeon Beckett, Rhodri Watkins, Demmileigh Foster, Emily Kenwright, Ameila Rose Fielding, Alex Christian, Matt Concannon, Verity Jones, Ross Meagrow and Sasha Latoya.

Speaking of continuing to appear in Flashdance The Musical at Manchester’s Palace Theatre, Joanne Clifton commented, ‘I am having the best time ever on this tour and so am delighted to be staying on for 2018.  We have so much fun on stage and off, and I really am dancing like I’ve never danced before!’

Joanne Clifton stars in Flashdance The Musical at the Palace Theatre Manchester
Joanne Clifton stars in Flashdance The Musical at the Palace Theatre Manchester

Flashdance – The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of 18-year-old Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer.  When a romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream.

Where and when does Flashdance The Musical run in Manchester?

Flashdance The Musical will tour to 23 venues in 2018 and comes to Manchester’s Palace Theatre from 12-17 February 2018.