• Jordi Guitart

  • Head of Dance and American Jazz Tutor

  • Jordi came to England from Barcelona in 1990 and trained as a dancer at Bodywork and The Urdang Academy. His professional career has taken him all over the World both as a dancer and choreographer. As well as a whole string of Cabaret shows, Fashion and Trade Shows, Pop Videos, Film and TV, Jordi has also had the privilege of working in the "West End" in hit shows such as Saturday Night Fever (Jorge/Cesar) and La Cava (Ensemble/Tariq). In 1999 he played to an audience of over 8000 people every night at the Oslo Spectrum in Norway, one of the largest productions of Fame ever to hit the stage (Ensemble/Joe Vegas) He's also toured as Bernardo in West Side Story and as Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar.

    He as been involved, both as Director and Choreographer in many workshops for West End Musicals in the making such as Hell Sing, Stars Falling, The Golden Voice and currently Best of Friends. Last January he choreographed the European premiere of Happy Ending at the Areola Theatre, London and the World premier of Reeds Sway at the Water's edge this year.   Jordi has directed and choreographed new pop artistes UK tours.  In the last year he has choreographed shows at Her Majesty's Theatre, Sadler Wells, O2 and Royal Albert Hall in London plus review shows in Paris.  

    Jordi has worked as a guest teacher and choreographer for many of the main dance and Performing Arts colleges in this Country and abroad, including EPA, where he is Head of Dance and Ballet West where is he Head of the Jazz Department.

    Jordi also has his own dance school The Guitart School of Performing Arts which he runs with his wife Nicola in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire.  Jordi loves to pass on a wealth of knowledge of dance and showbiz through his teaching and is extremely passionate and thorough in his methods.  Anyone who experiences a Jordi dance class is sure to be inspired pushed, nurtured and helped.  

    Jordi is over the moon to be part of the EPA family and has bee since the full time college first opened its doors.