About your Instructors
Mikey Jay Heath is Head of Dance for Urdang International
Mikey is a professional musical theatre performer. He trained on a full scholarship at the Urdang Academy and is thrilled to be joining the Urdang International Team in the UAE.
Mikey’s theatre credits include playing Tom Thumb in the National Tour of Barnum for Sir Cameron Mackintosh, Mike Teavee in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the famous Theatre Royal Drury Lane, West End. Mikey has also played Doody in Grease in Milan, Peter Pan for QDOS and most recently was Judah in the 40th anniversary UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
When Mikey is not on stage performing he teaches West End masterclasses and workshops across the UK and Ireland for dance schools and top London Colleges.
Robine Landi is the Head of Musical Theatre for Urdang International
Robine’s work includes collaborations with leading artists from film, theatre, opera and dance and she enjoys a varied career as an actress, singer and animateur. An experienced coach and workshop leader, Robine has worked with the National Theatre, The Birmingham Stage Company, Soho Theatre, Opera Holland Park and Pegasus Opera. As a lecturer of voice and acting she has taught for the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, the Urdang Academy, Millennium Performing Arts, Mountview Academy and Italia Conti. Robine is a trustee for the Fergal O’Mahony Foundation, a charity providing financial support for young musicians in the UK.
Performance credits include:
Theatre – Songs from Sondheim (The Lowry, Manchester), Masterclass (English Theatre Frankfurt), Sweeney Todd (West End and Chichester Festival Theatre), Laugh and Be Happy (Minerva Theatre, Chichester), Coco (Sadlers Wells), The Vaudevillains (Charing Cross Theatre and The Lowry), State Fair (Finborough and Trafalgar Studios), First Lady Suite (Union Theatre), Me and My Girl (London Palladium), Back to Broadway (UK and Mexico tour), Dust (Tricycle Theatre), Tiny Shows (The Copenhagen Interpretation), The Dots (Touring Cabaret)
Opera – La Rondine, Le Nozze di Figaro (Opera Holland Park), The Clothesburger (Southbank Centre), Dancing on Armistice Day (UK/France tour), Hear Them Roar, Walk Out of Yourself (The Voicings Collective for Opera Harmony-final shortlist)
Film/Television – Hope and Glory (BBC), Interference (Short Film)
Workshops – Hallowed Ground, The Miller’s Wife, The Ruby Necklace, The Man in the Room.
Voice Artist Work – Tubby and Enid (BBC), Sweeney Todd (West End Cast Recording), Cool Rider (West End Cast Recording), Singleton Whiskey (Advert), Ronseal (Advert)