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Ande goes back to High School

Ande Gray will be taking to the stage with Ulster Opera., next monthBBC NI Culture Club presenter Ande Gray is going back to High School... High School Musical 2 that is.

Ande, from Lisburn, is reprising the role of 'Jack Scott' in Ulster Operatic Company's Northern Ireland Premiere of High School Musical 2 that is being staged in Stranmillis College Drama Theatre from August 25 to August 29.

Ande is no stranger to being on stage having performed in venues such as the Opera House, Waterfront Hall, Ulster Hall and the Millennium Forum.

He has been dancing since the age of 16 with the Belfast Talent School, and made his stage debut in the Millennium Dome in London.

Ande is a former member of Belfast Giants dance squad the 'G Crew.' He has been in many plays and musicals over the years including 'Little Shop of Horrors', 'West Side Story' and of course Ulster Operatic Company's production of High School Musical where he starred as Jack Scott', a character created for the stage production of the show.

In 2005, Ande also made it to the final six in Ireland and the final 20 in the UK to be the new presenter of hit channel 4 show T4 in an on air casting.

Recently Ande made his debut as the presenter/dance coach of BBC Northern Ireland's 'Culture Club' programme.

The Culture Club is aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 11 and provides fun and colourful resources to explore cultural diversity in Northern Ireland.

Tickets for High School Musical 2 are available from all usual Ticketmaster outlets.

Ulster Star