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Sam Berrie chats about Stage Experience and Footloose

Sam Berrie is about get ''Footloose'' when he plays Ren in the hit musical, part of the annual Stage Experience at the Palace Theatre, in which the young cast have just two weeks to put the show together with a professional team.

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Sam Berrie
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Where are you from?


What is your favourite musical?

Les Misérables

Your favourite song from a musical?

"On My Own" - Les Misérables (especially when performed by Carrie Hope Fletcher)

Who is your Favourite actor/actress?

Lea Salonga

Have you taken part in Stage Experience before?

Unfortunately not, but I've been performing in musicals since the age of 8

What made you want to take part this year?

I like to gain the best experience I can, and what better than with Stage Experience at the Palace Theatre!

What are you looking forward to most?

I'm excited to work alongside true professionals and being able to perform with like-minded people.

Will you be nervous on opening night?

Yes I will be nervous, but just enough to spur me on to give my best possible performance.

How does it feel to know you'll be performing on Palace Theatre stage?

It's a privilege to have this opportunity! I'm really excited and feel incredibly lucky to be playing the part of Ren.

Manchester Stage Experience presents Footloose at the Palace Theatre from 7 - 9 August.