Carrie-Anne Ingrouille - Choreographer
Carrie-Anne is a performer, choreographer, director and teacher who has worked in the industry for over 20 years.
Carrie has been a core member of the award winning ZooNation Dance Company since 2005, her credits with the company include - "Into the Hoods", "Some Like it Hip Hop", "ZooNation 10 Year Anniversary”, "Groove on Down the Road”, "ZooNation: Unplugged", "The Show of Life", ”The Mad Hatter's Tea Party" and the London handover ceremonies for the Beijing Olympics, 2008.
Other choreography theatre credits include: "This Is My Family" (Chichester Festival Theatre), "SIX” (Arts Theatre London, UK Tour, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), “Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense" (Duke of York’s Theatre and UK tour), "The Suicide" (The National), "The Realness" and "Polatrix" (Hackney Down Studios), “R&D” (Hampstead Theatre), ”Back to the Lab” (Sadlers Wells), “The Catherine Tate Show Live” (UK Tour).
Carrie is currently the Resident Choreographer for "Hamilton" in the West End, and Artistic Director of ZooNation Youth Company.
Regan Shepherd - Choreographer
Regan is a Teacher, Choreographer And Director. Regan teaches extensively throughout the UK, and has worked for the most prestigious vocational colleges, universities and dance schools.
Performance Credits Include: Pirates! - (West End Workshop) | Fully Blown - (BBC Three) | Money Supermarket.Com Epic Sqauds (Advert) | Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (UK Tour) | Priscilla Queen Of The Desert (UK Tour & New Zealand) | Vampirette: A New Musical (Manchester Opera House) | Ensemble - The Witches Of Eastwick (Workshop) | So You Think You Can Dance (BBC) | Masquerade (Really Useful Group) | Saturday Night Fever (Robert Stigwood) | Mary Poppins (Broadway Workshop)
Creative Credits Include: Harry Hills Tea Time Show - (SKY TV) | The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society (Film) | The Sweet Smell Of Success (Royal Academy Of Music) | WAGS – The Musical (Workshop) | Cissie And Ada; An Hysterical Rectomy (UK Tour) | Lift – A New Musical (Guildford School Of Acting) | Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan - Panto (Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells).
Alan Burkitt - Choreographer
Alan graduated from Performers College.
Dick McGann in Street Scene (Cologne Opera), Bill Calhoun/Lucentio in Kiss Me Kate (West End, UK Tour, Theatre Du Chatelet,Paris); Original West End Cast of Top Hat, and subsequently starring as Jerry Travers in the UK tour, Singin' in the Rain (Chichester Festival Theatre), Andy Lee in 42nd Street (Chichester Festival Theatre/Curve Theatre Leicester), 'The Prince' in Adam Coopers' Shall We Dance (Sadlers Wells Theatre), Cats (UK Tour), Viva La Diva (UK Arena Tour and DVD Release), We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre, London), Movin' Out (understudy Tony, Apollo Victoria Theatre), Crazy For You (understudy Bobby Child, UK Tour).
Strictly Come Dancing (BBC), Fascinating Aida Charm Offensive (UK Tour), The Golden Age of Dance (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane) Assistant Choreographer for So You Think You Can Dance (BBC) Curtains (Arts Educational School) and Maureen Lipman in Concert (Purcell Rooms, Royal Festival Hall).
Lucy Banfield - Choreographer
Choreography credits include Associate Choreographer and Resident Choreographer for Guys and Dolls (West End, UK Tour and Chichester), Associate Choreographer for Grease (David Ian Productions), Assistant Choreographer for Dirty Dancing (Holland), Associate Choreographer for Angelina Ballerina the Mousical (UK Tour).
Theatre credits include Sinatra (Palladium), Dance Til' Dawn (Aldwych Theatre), Chicago (Cambridge Theatre), White Christmas (Michael Rose), Katherine Jenkins Believe (UK Arena Tour), Shall We Dance (Sadlers Wells), Candide (ENO), Desperately Seeking Susan (Novello Theatre), Original West End cast of Dirty Dancing (Aldwych Theatre), Movin’ Out, Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria), On Your Toes (Royal Festival Hall), Contact (Queen’s Theatre). Lucy also performed with the English National Ballet Company.
Television includes Game of Thrones, Strictly Come Dancing, The Royal Variety Show and Dancing on Ice.
Films include Centre Stage, and Artemis Fowl and Cinderella for Disney.
Lucy was Dance Captain/Dancer for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Closing Ceremonies.
Ricky Jinks - Choreographer
Ricky Jinks is a dancer, teacher and choreographer in London - constantly switching between these roles. As a dancer he has performed for the likes of Kylie Minogue and Olly Murs on shows such as X Factor, Dancing on Ice and The Voice. He is currently choreographing for British pop artists and companies including Pixie Lott, most recently showcasing his choreography on the BBC. He created material for Strictly stars Oti Mabuse and also AJ Pritchard’s tour ‘Get On The Floor’. Last year he was assisting the choreography for Saara Alto at Eurovision for creative director Brian Friedman and also working as a dancer on her UK tour. As a teacher Ricky has taught workshops in places such as Australia, Dubai, Iceland, Italy and Spain - just to name a few! Ricky has recently founded his own dance company ‘Company Jinks’ in which they performed work on ‘The Greatest Dancer’ - BBC.
Instagram/ Twitter @rickyjinks
Garry Lee - Choreographer
I’m Garry Lee and I have been a performer for the last 8 years, I graduated from the Urdang Academy in 2011 and have done various musicals. Amongst this I have been an associate choreographer for Matthew Cole assisting him with various projects from corporate gigs and pantomimes to musicals which have toured and been in the West End. I am very grateful for the opportunity to choreograph a number for Jazz Dance Company touring show and look forward to the process and the finished project.
Associate choreographer/director and swing for Flashdance UK/ International tour 2017-2019
Subway Ghost in Ghost the musical UK/ European tour 2016-2017
Associate choreographer for Little Shop of Horrors UK tour 2016
Associate choreographer for Footloose UK/ International tour 2015
Jordan in Dirty Dancing UK/ International tour 2014-2015
Kevan Allen - Choreographer
Kevan Allen is a Director, Creative Director and Choreographer and his extensive body of work can be seen with major recording artists, Theatre and stage productions, commercials and corporate events.
Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar (world tour/DVD), The Taming of the Shrew (Royal Shakespeare Company, UK/US Tour), Some Enchanted Evening (Cadogan Hall), Chess in Concert (Royal Albert Hall/DVD), Imagine This (Union Theatre), The Winslow Boy (Rose Theatre),Sondheim Tonight (Barbican), What A Feeling (UK and European tour), The Royal Variety Performance (London Palladium).
Film: Chicken Little (Walt Disney) and 13 Going on 30 (Columbia).
Television: Jane & Friends (C5), Over the Rainbow (BBC One), I’d Do Anything (BBC One), The John Bishop Show (BBC One), America’s Got Talent (NBC), So You Think You Can Dance (BBC One), Good Morning America (ABC), Any Dream Will Do (BBC One), The Brit Awards (ITV), Strictly Dance Fever (BBC One/BBC Three), So Graham Norton (Channel 4/BBC America), Popstars (ITV)
Kevan is the Artistic Director of the KVN Dance Company.
Kenrick Sandy - Choreographer
Born in East London, Kenrick ‘H2O’ Sandy MBE is Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director of Boy Blue Entertainment, Associate Artist at the Barbican, London, and one of the top choreographers and performers in the UK urban, commercial and theatrical scenes.
Kenrick’s credits are extensive and include theatre, TV and film, both nationally and internationally. For the stage, Kenrick choreographed Blak Whyte Gray (2017) which was nominated in the Best New Dance Production category in the 2017 Olivier Awards, The Five & the Prophecy of Prana (2013), A Night with Boy Blue (2016, 2015 & 2013), Olivier Award Wining Pied Piper: A Hip-Hop Dance Revolution (2007) and contributed choreography to ZooNation’s Into The Hoods. He also co-directed and choreographed Unleashed for the Barbican (2012). On screen, his work can be seen in Street Dance 3D, AllStars, T2: Trainspotting, Holby City as well as on the BBC’s So You Think You Can Dance, Strictly Come Dancing and Alesha’s Street Dance Stars. Additionally he has created choreography for artists as diverse as Rita Ora, Plan B, Stooshe, Dizzee Rascal and Alexandra Burke and has worked with Nike, Adidas and ASOS.
Kenrick collaborated with director Danny Boyle and choreographed the Frankie and June say thanks Tim… section of London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, which won the Evening Standard’s Beyond Theatre Award.
Macaulay Nicholson - Student Choreographer
Macaulay is a student choreographer who has been working on creating individual pieces like the one for this year’s Jazz Company Piece. Macaulay has been given the opportunity to choreograph for two music videos this year for artists such as Chloe Höwl and Nonô and has recently choreographed for London Studios Centre 'Move It Performance' on the Rhythm Runaway Stage.
Dean Lee - Choreographer
Since graduating with distinction from Urdang Academy in 2007, Dean has had a prolific career in the commercial industry. Dean was hired by world-renowned Brian Friedman to dance on ‘The X-factor' for over 15 million viewers and later for The X-Factor UK Arena Tour.
Now with several years professional experience, Dean has worked with some of the biggest artists in the industry. Dean has acted as assistant/associate choreographer for Kylie Minogue, Leona Lewis, JLS, Lulu, Chaka Chan, Anastacia, X-Factor and Janet Jackson. He has also choreographed for Amelia Lilly, X-Factor, Cheryl Cole, Sneaky Sound System, The Gossip, Beth Ditto, Versace and other TV, film and corporate clients.