Tom Shilcock trained professionally at Laine Theatre Arts.
Since graduating, Tom has danced for several international artists including Jason Derulo, Rita Ora, Meghan Trainor, Take That, Cheryl Cole, Tulisa Constostavlos, Rihanna, Elton John, Gary Barlow, MeatLoaf, John Barrowman, Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox, Jessie J, Ant & Dec, Jamelia and many more.
He has appeared on TV shows including The X Factor, Stars In Their Eyes (resident dancer), So You Think You Can Dance UK (top 5), Britain’s Got Talent, The Royal Variety Show, The Brit Awards, ITV Text Santa, Dancing On Ice and he was part of the London 2012 Olympics.
Tom has also performed in theatres, arenas and stadiums including the London Palladium, Wembley stadium and London’s iconic 02 arena. Music Festivals include Capital Summertime Ball, Capital Jingle Bell ball, Radio 1’s Big weekend, Wireless & V festival. His other work includes high profile fashion shows, product launches, corporate events and hair shows both as a dancer and choreographer.
Tom is the Co-Founder of Can You Dance? The UK’s Biggest Touring Dance Convention, alongside his close friend Matt Flint. Tom is proud to have created so many opportunities for young dancers through Can You Dance? including scholarships, artist & ambassador awards and the CYD? Dance Star Company.
Tom now focuses his energy on Can You Dance? alongside his teaching and choreography work. Tom’s passion for teaching has allowed him to travel and teach at hundreds of dance schools and some of the leading performing arts colleges throughout the UK, helping guide the next generation of dancers.