Abigail Welford-Principal

headshot16Abi started dancing at the Sussex School of Dance in Eastbourne where she performed in many professional pantomimes at the Devonshire Park Theatre.

Abi was then awarded the Gillian Lyne scholarship to train at Bird College.

Whilst at college Abi played Jenny Lind in  Barnham, Annie Bessant in the Match Girls, Hermia in Midsummer Night Dream and Shen Teh in The Good Person of Szechwan.

After graduating Abi traveled the world performing on the mv Aurora, Oriana, and Oceana. Some of the shows included: – Elvis-Carole Todd, Poptastic- Brian Rodgers, Rave On- Paul Elliot, Red Hot and Fosse which Abi co -directed for David Morgan. Abi was dance captain for P and O Aroura.


Theatre productions include Interviewer/understudy Gabbie and Trisha in the UK tour of The Naked Truth, Connie Boylan-Dance Captain in the UK tour of Annie, Singer dancer-Dance Captain and co choreographer UK tour of Chicago and Beyond, Lyne in Stepping Out – Chris Colby, Cinderella in Cinderella- David Morgan, UK tour with girl group Trinity and Star in Rainbow High – Kenny Moore.


Abi’s TV credits include GMTV London Fashion Week, Play Monte Carlo commercial. Lynx, Dancer on Joseph meets Maria for the BBC.

Abi is an experienced Musical Theatre,Dance and Drama teacher. She vast choreography and dance captain experience and Directed many productions.
Abi is also a YMCA trained fitness, studio instructor and Zumba trainer.

Abi has played principal girl in many pantomines across uk.

She will be playing Snow White in Snow White at The Harliquin Theatre Redhill this Christmas and New  year alone side Ann Widdecombe as the Wicked Queen and Britain’s got talent winner Jai Mcdowell as the Prince. www.harlequintheatre.co.uk


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