On July 17, 2013, 10-year-old Elliott Hanna became the 34th and youngest boy ever to play Billy Elliot on the London stage. He also became the 71st worldwide in the role. Elliott is from the home of the Beatles – Liverpool – where he has been dancing since the age of four, beginning with break dancing and gradually expanding his dance repertoire at Nazene Danielle’s Dance Dynamix. Before his involvement with BETM, Elliott attended St Cecilia’s Junior School in the Liverpool community of Tuebrook. Elliott Hanna started dancing at the age of four at the Nazene Danielle's Dance Dynamix in Liverpool. He started with break dancing and soon became interested in other styles of dance including ballet, tap and modern theatre. Elliott has performed locally in The Wizard of Oz and Dick Whittington and sang in the touring Abba - the Show for two years running at Liverpool's Echo Arena. At eight years old he became the youngest winner of the Janet Cram Modern Theatre Award. After coming third on Sky 1's Got to Dance, he and his dance partner Tayluer Amos, went on to perform at the Savoy Theatre as part of the Queen's Jubilee celebration.