Having worked in the industry for over 25 years, firstly as a professional Ballet Dancer, then moving into Musical Theatre, Film, TV, and the Commercial sector. Lucy has had the pleasure of working with and assisting many notable Directors and Choreographers including Susan Stroman, Carlos Acosta, Sir Kenneth Branagh, Rob Ashford, Baz Luhrmann, Twyla Tharp, Andy Blankenbuehler, Karen Bruce, Lucie Pankhurst, Adam Cooper, Javier Frutos, Arlene Phillips, Kim Gavin & Matt Cole.
Lucy has been an educator for over 20 years and is currently Head of Vocational Studies at The Urdang Academy. Prior to this taking this post she taught at numerous HE and FE institutions including London Studio Center, Laine Theatre Arts, ArtsEd, The Royal College of Speech and Drama, Italia Conti, Performers, The Hammond, Central School of Ballet and Bodywork Company. She currently adjudicates and guest tutors at numerous prestigious events both here in the UK, and internationally, and is the Choreographer & Consultant for BLOCH photoshoots here in the UK. She has a diploma in Event Management and an FAA Level 2 Award for First Aid in Mental Health.
Lucy has a huge passion for creating inspiring initiatives born out of equality, diversity and inclusivity. She is a proud member of the Black British Theatre Awards focus group, and a Patron of Melt Dance. She is also founder of The Un-Boxed Collective and ‘CLASS’ and Co-founder of The Summit Dance Competition.
The English National Ballet School and Laine Theatre Arts
Choreography credits include; Associate Choreographer and Resident Choreographer for Guys and Dolls (West End, UK Tour, Tel Aviv & Chichester), Associate Choreographer for Grease (Royal Caribbean & David Ian Productions), Assistant Choreographer for MGM Story (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), Re-stager for Footloose (UK Tour), Assistant Choreographer for Love me Tender (UK Tour), Assistant Choreographer for Film Flashback and for Malibu Waves (Jean Ann Ryan Productions, Miami), Assistant Choreographer for Dirty Dancing (Holland), Associate Choreographer for Angelina Ballerina the Mousical (UK Tour and Australian Tour), Associate Choreographer for Vampirette (Manchester Opera House).
Theatre credits include; Dick Whittington at The London Palladium, Featured Dancer in Sinatra (Palladium), Ensemble in Dance Til' Dawn (Aldwych Theatre), Ensemble & Dance Captain in Guys and Dolls (Chichester), Assistant Dance Captain, Hunyak & Swing in Chicago (Cambridge Theatre), Ensemble & Understudy Judy in White Christmas (Michael Rose Ltd), Featured Dancer in Katherine Jenkins Believe (UK Arena Tour), Company & understudy Slaughter Girl in Shall We Dance (Sadlers Wells), Ensemble in Candide (English National Opera), Dance Captain & Ensemble in Desperately Seeking Susan (Novello Theatre), Ensemble in the Original West End cast of Dirty Dancing (Aldwych Theatre), Ensemble & Understudy Brenda in Movin’ Out, Featured Dancer Maria in Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria), Ensemble in On Your Toes (Royal Festival Hall), Featured Ensemble in Contact (Queen’s Theatre), Maria, Connie & Shirley in Saturday Night Fever (Koln, Germany). Lucy has also performed with the English National Ballet Company.
Game of Thrones, Strictly Come Dancing for Kylie Minogue, The Royal Variety Show, Blue Peter, Financial Times, Very Important People, The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff, Dancing on Ice, Dance X Credits, Dancing in the Streets and Strictly Dance Fever. Lucy was Dance Captain/Dancer for 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Closing Ceremonies (London Olympic Stadium).
Films include; Death on the Nile, Disney's Cinderella and Disney's Artemis Fowl for Kenneth Branagh. And Centre Stage for Susan Stroman.
Workshops include; Frozen for Disney, Peter and the Wolf for Adam Cooper, and The Moustache Song from A Million Ways to Die in the West for Rob Ashford.
Experience within the Industry:
- Artistic Director /
- Dancer Musical Theatre /
- Technical Jazz /
- Performers /
- Musical Theatre Performer /
- Movement Director /
- Film /
- Direction /
- Dancer /
- Assistant Choreographer /
- Dance/Line Captain /
- Dance /
- Creatives /
- Creative Director /
- Choreographer /
- Ballet /
- Assistant Director /
- Vocational Teachers