I am delighted to be a part of the Diverse team and I am looking forward to encouraging young aspiring performers.
Zoe Leone Gappy started dancing at the age of 2 years old at her mum’s school in Middlesbrough in The North East.
During her dance school years, Zoe was winner of over 35 Championships including British and All England in Song, Jazz Tap and Ballet and also winner of Miss Dance Of Great Britain 2005
At the age of 16 she was awarded a full scholarship in Musical Theatre at London Studio Centre, by the age of 17 Zoe landed her first West End job in the Original cast of “Sinatra” at The London Palladium, also playing the role of young Nancy.
From there on, Zoe went onto many other shows including
‘Dick Whittington’ Pantomime Barbican Theatre, ‘Sinatra’ UK Tour, ‘The Music of Dirty Dancing’ UK and European Tour, Dance Captain/Dancer /vocalist ‘Headliners Theatre Company’ Arcadia P&O Cruises, Dancer/Vocalist Celebrity Cruses,‘The Little Mermaid’ Qdos Entertainment St Albans, the Role of ‘Yuyin’ in ‘Aladdin’ Pantomime, Qdos entertainment .
Dancer – Dubai World Cup 2007.
Zoe moved to Hong Kong where she worked as lead vocalist and recording artist for a range of Jazz Bands, also working as a vocalist in The Grand Hyatt hotel, Peninsular, The Ritz Carlton and also working on various corporate events such as Opening Vocalist for Kylie Minogue private concert Hong Kong Expo, Dancer Open act Christina Aguilera concert Hong Kong expo, Dancer/ Dance Captain for a varied range of corporate events for BMW, AUDI ,VW, BUIC, MERCEDES in Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong.
Choreographer for La Perla Lingerie Fashion Show, Cubic night club ,Macau
Dance Captain/Ensemble ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Esplanade Theatre Singapore
Dancer/Dance Captain ‘Vision’ Illusion show , Esplanade Theatre Singapore.
Zoe landed her first job in Germany in the cast of ‘Chicago’ ensemble/ Liz then going on to be in The Original cast of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ as Female Swing cover Attendants cover Fortune Teller where she stayed in the show for 2 years
During her time in Germany, Zoe also taught at both performing arts colleges On Stage and Stage School Hamburg teaching tap/jazz and choreographing for a range of concerts.
Zoe returned to London West End for the revival of ‘Chicago’ London Phoenix theatre as female swing, Assistant Dance Captain and first cover Mama Morton.
During her time in London, Zoe was also Company teacher for City Academy Tap Company, Choreographer for Musical theatre school Spirit Academy and Choreographer/vocal coach for Gala Theatre School Durham where she passed down and put on ‘Chicago’ for their summer show.
Zoe also teaches and coaches young singers from ages 5-16 working on technique, confidence and performance.
Zoe is extremely grateful she has had the opportunity to work with such an amazing range of talent in the UK and Internationally.
Zoe is delighted to be a part of the team and encourage young aspiring performers.
Zoe teaches Mini Musical theatre and private singing.