Edwin Ray is a professional London-based actor who is currently appearing as an ensemble in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. He is also a choreographer and writer, having recently workshopped his new work Prophecy! – A New Tudor Musical with support from New Adventures.
Edwin trained at the Laine Theatre Arts.
Ray has worked extensively in theatre, including projects like Fame at the Edinburgh Playhouse and Aldwych Theatre London; the UK tour of Crazy For You; Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake in Paris, UK tour and North American tour; the UK tour of Footloose and Chicago; RSC’s version of The Wizard of Oz at Southampton Mayflower Theatre; the UK tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre, West End; White Christmas at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth and Lowry Theatre, Manchester; Rock Around the Clock in Istanbul, Monte Carlo and UK tour; the Dutch tour of Irish Wings; Cinderella at Sadler’s Wells, London and the UK tour (2010/11); The Nutcracker at Sadler’s Wells, London and the 2011/12 UK tour; The Sound of Music in Bahrain; Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty at Sadler’s Wells, London and the UK tour; Anything Goes at the Kilworth House Theatre; Happy Days: The Musical in the UK tour; Cabaret at MAC, Belfast; Edward Scissorhands at Sadler’s Wells and the UK tour; Saul at the Glyndebourne Opera; Mary Poppins in the UK tour; Early Adventures in the UK and USA tour; Two Singular Sensations at the Brighton Fringe; Follies at the National Theatre; Christmas Spectacular in the UK Concert Hall Tour; Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella in the UK tour, Japan, China and USA.
On television, Ray worked in Stars In Their Eyes (Granada TV), Waking The Dead (BBC TV), and A Royal GALA (BBC TV).
Ray was also in the workshop for The Happy Prince at The Place, London.