By Nick Smurthwaite for The Stage
Happiest when busiest, Stephen Mear appears to eat, sleep and breathe choreography. Audiences and critcs alike respond to the
flair he invests in his work, as evidenced by his popularity in the West End and two Olivier wins, writes Nick Smurthwaite
Matthew Bourne calls him Mr Showbiz and, for an English choreographer, Stephen Mear is not afraid of being glitzy, glamorous and a touch Broadway.
The fact that he won an Olivier award, with Matthew Bourne, for Mary Poppins in February this year and has been head-hunted by Disney for Little Mermaid, their next big screen-to-stage musical, seems to prove that nothing succeeds like excess.
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