Colin Bates

Dancer and Sancer
Born Aug 17, 1990

Colin Gary Bates is an American actor, singer and dancer best known for his role in the London production of Billy Elliot.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Colin Bates.


1990 Birth Born on August 17, 1990.


2005 14 Years Old In November 2005 at preliminary auditions for Billy in the U.S., he went to the audition, being 15 when the cut off age was 14; but director Stephen Daldry, realizing Colin would be too old for the Broadway production but also realizing his potential, brought Bates to London a few weeks later with his family to start rehearsals and debuted on March 13, 2006. … Read More
2006 15 Years Old He was also featured on the musical's December 2006 electronic press kit trailer.
2007 16 Years Old Bates left Billy Elliot on February 24, 2007.
2008 17 Years Old Bates moved back to Los Angeles, California in 2008 to pursue his acting career. … Read More
2010 19 Years Old …  As of the fall of 2010, Colin was start his studies at the Juilliard School, where he plans to major in acting. … Read More
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