Meet Billy Elliot: Alexander Gløtta

    Note:  Alexander Gløtta’s final performance as Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical (BETM) in Lillestrøm, Norway, was on April 9, 2022.

    Debut: August 26, 2021 (Lillestrøm, Norway)

    Total Performances as Billy:  14 (No partial shows) 

    Alexander Gløtta was 13 years old when he made his debut as Billy in Lillestrøm Folketeater’s production of BETM at Lillestrøm Kultursenter.  He is from Rælingen, which is to the south of Lillestrøm.

    In May 2020, it was announced that Alexander would be leading the cast of the upcoming production of BETM in Lillestrøm.  Around this time Alexander started his dance training for the production ahead of full cast rehearsals beginning in August 2020.  

    This video shows how Alexander’s tap dancing skills have improved throughout his training for BETM:

    Alexander Gløtta’s debut performance as Billy Elliot on 26-Aug-2021 makes him the 302nd young actor worldwide to play the role in a professional, regional or community theatre production of the musical.

    Alexander features in this advert for the Lillestrøm production:

    Alexander Gløtta is Billy Elliot

    For more information about Alexander visit:

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