Craig Horwood enjoys a varied career with his many productions and other appearances such as being a “Strictly Come Dancing” judge on BBC. That show has won awards for Best New Program, several for TV Entertainment Program, and Best Variety program. Horwood was also a Judge on the New Zealand version of “Strictly Come Dancing” as well as on “Dancing With the Stars” and other dancing shows.
Talking about diversity, he was also a finalist on the hit cooking shows, “Celebrity Masterchef” and “Ready Steady Cook“ and did “An Audience with Donnie and Marie” among other endeavors.
His own production of “Sister Act” has been on tour since August 17, 2016 and will continue until July 15, 2017. Although he has spent some time concentrating on his directorial and choreographic career, he also appeared in television specials and guest spots and was featured in numerous Australian television commercials including being the face of the very first KFC Kentucky Nugget advertisements and the voice of the Macleans toothpaste commercials.
Horwood’s hometown was Ballarat, Australia. When he later moved to Melbourne, he appeared in many productions including WEST SIDE STORY, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, SUGAR BABIES, and more.
Once he arrived in Europe, he participated in the famous LIDO Du PARIS as a PANACHE dancer and then as a main singer at the Moulin Rouge in FORMIDABLE. He was in the CATS tour in Dublin and Edinburgh and in the original concert version of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. In the West End, he performed in MISS SAIGON, CATS, and CRAZY FOR YOU.
He has also performed in New York, Baltimore, Germany, London, Berlin, South Africa, to name a few. He has recording credits and composed numerous jingles for radio and television.
He has somehow found time to also write a witty autobiography “All Balls and Glitter,” and “Tales from the Dance Floor,“ with revealing stories from his life both on and off the stage.
Horwood is indeed an extremely versatile performer in so many entertainment entities and enjoys pleasing his audiences with his talents and enthusiasm.
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