Jessica Foong | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Jessica Foong

Training

2018 - 2019 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MA Movement: Directing and Teaching
2015 - 2018 Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Dance

Experience

2019 Assistant Choreographer to Caroline Pope, The Tunnel, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, directed by Maja Milatovic-Ovadia

2019 Assistant Choreographer to Rachel Kerridge, Mack and Mabel, Guilford School of Acting, directed by Julian Woolford

Biography

Hailing from Singapore, Jessica is a choreographer studying movement directing in London. She started dancing at the age of 8, training in different facets of dance and movement including ballet, contemporary dance, Chinese folk dance, and urban dance. As a principal dancer of a Chinese contemporary dance company, Jessica had the opportunity to be trained by 2008 Beijing Olympics co-director Xiong Ji Wen. She teaches and choreographs for many different productions. Her latest work includes assisting movement director in  Royal Central’s Musical Theatre production – The Tunnel.

Skills

Devising movement, choreography, ballet, contemporary dance, contact improvisation, chinese ethnic dance, urban dance, swimming, piano, music theory

Email

jessica.foong@cssd.ac.uk