Reviews

‘In act one, the circus comes to town and the audience enjoys a captivating mix of dance treats from the Ringmaster, danced by the hugely talented Jamiel Laurence, and his amusing and extraordinarily agile clowns and acrobats’

Christopher Hampson's The Snow Queen, Teeside Live, February 2020

‘Jamiel Laurence, in particular, raised many smiles with his charming portrayal of a nervous young man who just wanted to dance with the ladies – his ability to inject comedy while maintaining an immaculate performance was magnificent to see’

Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Elite Syncopations, Scottish Field, April 2019

‘Jamiel Laurence, as the hapless but charming Short (complete with Harold Lloyd-style glasses) exemplifies the humour of the piece.’

Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Elite Syncopations, The Telegraph, March 2019

‘Jamiel Laurence, first as the Dancing Master and then the marvellous Grasshopper, twinkling, turning and bounding with élan through a real show-stopper of a role’

Christopher Hampson's Cinderella, Dancing Times, February 2019

‘Jamiel Laurence was outstanding [as Grasshopper]’

Christopher Hampson's Cinderella, Central Fife Times, December 2018

‘Jamiel Laurence, as the dancing master and the grasshopper coach driver, displays an infectious athleticism.' ’

Christopher Hampson's Cinderella, All Edinburgh Theatre, December 2018

‘Jamiel Laurence, as the hunchback in “The Hunchback in the Park,” makes a strong impression, crouched, round-backed, snarling, and alone’

Christopher Bruce's Ten Poems, DanceTabs, April 2017

‘Jamiel Laurence as Hansel and Constance Devernay as Gretel dance beautifully, yet with a fervour so childlike that they could pass for ten-year-olds as they are drawn towards the wicked witch’s sweet-laden torture chamber’

Christopher Hampson's Hansel & Gretel, STV, January 2014