Originally from Inverness, Claire trained at the Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama and graduated from a three-year musical theatre course in 2009 with distinction.
Claire is a local dance teacher and choreographer, working in and producing a number of shows at Eden Court, including Magical Adventures, This Is the Moment, A Night on Broadway and, most recently, Time to Shine. She also choreographs for large charity events in the area, including Strictly Inverness, STV Appeal, the Highland Fashion and Hair Show, and fashion shows for the Archie Foundation and the Highland Hospice. Claire has also worked with Almack Productions, choreographing for Nunsense and Little Shop of Horrors.
Her professional theatre credits include: dancer for three years at the MOVE IT exhibition in London; Princess So-Shi in Aladdin; Laura in Bad Musical at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Lucy in Alcohol Awareness with Out of the Darkness Company; dancer for Ness Factor; and ensemble and understudy in Imagine Theatre’s pantomimes Mother Goose, Dick Whittington and Sleeping Beauty, Spirit of the Ring in Aladdin, Mrs Darling in Peter Pan, Spirit of the Mirror and Dreich in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.