Nancy Kettle

Training

2013 - 2015 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MA Movement: Directing and Teaching
2007 - 2010 De Montfort University, BA (Hons) Dance

Movement Experience (Whilst on MA Movement)

Movement Director

2014 Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde. Central, BA Acting, Final Showcase. Working alongside Movement Coach, Vanessa Ewan, teaching the waltz.

Productions/Teaching

2014 Movement classes with BA Collaborative and Devising Theatre, Central. Classes structured around Animal Studies, Shakespearian text and movement.

Movement Skills

Contemporary Dance (Training: 2005–2015)

Contact Improvisation (Training: 2007–2015)

Jive (Social dance: 2002–2015)

Waltz (Social dance: 2002–2015)

Choreography (Training: 2007–2010. Professional: 2010–2015)

Choreography

January 2014: CHOREOGRAPHER – Friend or Foe. DIRECTOR Chloe Wardle. Jubilee Primary School, Stoke Newington, London.

June 2013: COMMERCIAL CHOREOGRAPHER - Celebboutique. DIRECTOR Connor Walker. South Kensington, London.

June 2013: CHOREOGRAPHER - Grease. DIRECTOR – Katie Trethway. Kentish Town Primary School, London.

January 2013: CHOREOGRAPHER - Pericles. Primary Shakespeare Company. Camden, London.

February 2012: CHOREOGRAPHER - Twelfth Night. DIRECTOR, Nick Cannon. Jubilee Primary School, Stoke Newington, London.

January 2012: CHOREOGRAPHER - A Winters Tale. Primary Shakespeare Company. Camden, London.

April 2011: CHOREOGRAPHER - The Tempest. Primary Shakespeare Company. Camden, London.

TEACHING

September 2014: DANCE FACILITATOR – SPID Theatre Company. DIRECTOR – Helena Thompson. Ages 13-25 years.

February 2011-Current: DANCE TEACHER. Ages 4-12 years. EMPLOYER – Perform. London.

July 2013-Current: DANCE TEACHER. St George the Martyr Primary School. Holborn, London.

January 2011: PRINCIPAL - Opened performing arts school called 'Create Academy', teaching singing, dance and drama to 4 -12 year olds.

PERFORMANCE

October 2014: DANCER Nightmare Under the Stairs. Mike Fox Productions, The London Theatre.

October 2014: PERFORMER Macbeth. DIRECTOR Daniel Buckroyd. Mercury Theatre, Essex.

July 2014: DANCER Waterghosts. DIRECTOR - Jamie Sturrock. Kingston-upon-Thames, London.

January 2014: DANCER Through Time. CHOREOGRAPHER – Helen Kindred. Middlesex, London.

May 2013: DANCER - Animal Kingdom – ARTISTIC DIRECTOR -  Bryony Kimmings. Hackney, London.

July 2013: DANCER - Trip Dancer Pool – Dancing Strong. CHOREOGRAPHER – Adesola Akinleye. Middlesex, London

August 2009: DANCE CAPTAIN – Highfield Grange Holiday Park, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Biography

After studying a BA in Dance at De Montfort University, Nancy started her career as a dancer. She has been performing Contemporary Dance and Jive with an immersive dance company, Dark Island Dance, since 2011 and has danced at festivals such as Boomtown Festival and Lovebox, as well as at many corporate events.

Nancy has been teaching and choreographing dance for children since November 2010, and her choreography has been celebrated by the Primary Shakespeare Company. She has been responsible for inspiring young people to explore Shakespearian narrative through dance as an ensemble, whilst ensuring their individualism is at the heart of the work.

She has choreographed Television adverts for fashion company CelebBoutique, which have been aired on ITV2, MTV and E! Channels. Here, she worked with models of all different movement abilities and in collaboration with the creative team.

After establishing her passion for movement and choreography, she is currently training as a Movement Director and Teacher at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.