Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jorgie Finds Fame in Her New Musical

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jorgie Finds Fame in Her New Musical

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JORGIE Porter will make her stage debut in a new tour of Fame the Musical opening in Manchester this summer.

The former Hollyoaks actress and Dancing on Ice star will play Iris Kelly alongside soul singer Mica Paris as Miss Sherman and Any Dream Will Do runner-up Keith Jack as Nick Piazza.

Based on the 1980 film, the smash hit musical follows the lives of students at New York's High School for the Performing Arts as they navigate the highs, lows, romances and heartbreaks of striving for stardom.

Jorgie, 30, who grew up in Salford, said: "I am so excited to be making my stage debut playing Iris Kelly in Fame.

"The musical is one of my favourite ever films and I can't wait to open the show in Manchester, my home town.

"I've not had a chance to perform ballet for a long time, it's what I originally trained in - so I'm looking forward to getting my ballet shoes on! …

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