Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Jennifer Ellison Interview 2017…
Jennifer Ellison is an English actress, former glamour model, television personality, dancer and singer.
She is best known for playing Emily Shadwick in Brookside until 2003, and as Meg Giry in the 2004 film adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera.
Ellison also starred on the reality TV show Dance Mums the UK version of the American reality TV show, Dance Moms.
This Christmas Jennifer will Star in the Winter Garden’s production of PETER PAN along with Jake Quickenden & Maureen Nolan.
Ellison will take on the role of Captain Hook, with Quickenden in the title role. Both are joined by Radio Wave’s Breakfast Show fave Scott Gallagher as hapless sidekick Smee.
Enjoy an exclusive interview with Jennifer & Alex via YouTube:
Ellison studied dance from the age of three, first at a dance school in Liverpool, then later at the Elizabeth Hill School of Dancing in St. Helens.
She has achieved examination passes with the Royal Academy of Dance and appeared on instructional videos for the academy.
Jennifer has also taken examinations with the International Dance Teachers Association and won Ballet and Modern Dance titles at the IDTA Theatre Dance Championships in 1996 and 1997, and in addition was awarded the Carl Alan Award for ballet in 1998.
Choosing to pursue a professional career in dance, she successfully auditioned for the Royal Ballet Lower School.
She left dance to pursue acting. In 2012, Ellison was a contestant on Dancing On Ice and made it to the semi-final stages
She currently hosts the UK version of Dance Moms on Lifetime, Dance Mums with Jennifer Ellison.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 17th September 2017.