Cast & Creative

Guillaume Quéau

Guillaume Quéau

Thomas Shelby / Factory Foremen & Ensemble

Guillaume Quéau

Guillaume Quéau

Thomas Shelby / Factory Foremen & Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2019

Training:

Ballet Junior de Genève

Previous companies:

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet – Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company

 

Career highlights:

 

The creation of Aisha and Abhaya with Sharon and Kibwee. It was a two years long process that changed me a lot physically and in the way I approach dancing. It was in many ways an emotionally intense project for me.

Instagram handle:

@guillaumequeau

Naya Lovell

Naya Lovell

Grace Burgess / Ensemble

Naya Lovell

Naya Lovell

Grace Burgess / Ensemble

From:

Westchester, NY, USA

Joined Rambert:

2020

Training:

The Juilliard School

Career Highlights:

Performing Trisha Brown’s Set and Reset at the Tate Modern;Never To Forgetchoreographed by Benoit Swan Pouffer at St. Paul’s Cathedral; Sharon Eyal’s Aisha and Abhaya. While studying at The Juilliard School, Naya has performed in works such as Crystal Pite’s Grace Engine, Martha Graham’s Rite of Spring and Peter Chu’s Play Well with Others. During her sophomore year she was a dancer in the Opera Hippolyte et Aricie directed by Stephen Wadsworth and was chosen to be one of three soloists in Jose Limon’s Missa Brevis. Naya made her debut at The Koch Theater located in Lincoln Center NYC as the lead couple in Donald McKayle’s Crossing the Rubicon and later danced the female role in McKayle’s Rainbow Round My Shoulder.

More on Naya:

Naya is a 2016 National YoungArts Foundation Merit Winner and was recently featured in The Obama’s Reach Higher hour for the Dear Class of 2020 YouTube special. Naya performed in a tribute to Grace Jones State of Grace by Nona Hendryx choreographed by Francesca Harper, and has danced and performed at various venues with a jazz band based in NYC called Mwenso and the Shakes.

Seren Williams

Seren Williams

Ensemble / Grace Burgess

Seren Williams

Seren Williams

Ensemble / Grace Burgess

Joined Rambert:

2021 (Rambert2) 2022 (Rambert)

Training:

Central School of Ballet

Previous companies:

Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Rambert2

Career Highlights:

Playing Juliet in Matthew Bourne’s: Romeo and Juliet. Working with Crystal Pite in Polaris. Performing with Rambert2.

More on Seren:

Seren also has a keen interest in photography and visual arts and has been fortunate to be mentored by Chris Nash MBE. Seren is very open and welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with other artists.

Instagram handles:

serenwilliamsdance & @serenwilliamsphotography

Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah

Narrator/Jeremiah (recorded)

Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah

Narrator/Jeremiah (recorded)

Benjamin Zephaniah was one of the pioneers of the performance poetry scene in Britain. He has spent most of his life performing around the world in schools, universities, concert halls, and other public spaces. He is also an actor, a TV and radio presenter, and a novelist, who has written over 20 books. He has his own band, The Revolutionary Minds, but he has also worked musically with Sinead O’Connor, Moby, and Bob Marley’s Wailers. He has his own poetry show on Sky Arts, called Life and Rhymes, and he was born and bred in Birmingham

Words from Benjamin

“I remember growing up in Birmingham and hearing about the Peaky Blinders, and I remember hearing about the great Rambert dance company. I could never have imagined me, Peaky Blinders, and Rambert coming together. This gig was made for me.

Rambert is taking the Peaky Blinders to another level. When these two come together audiences will witness one of the most imaginative collaborations of all time. I’m so proud to be a part of this. We are making dance history, and we’re still keeping it gangster.”

Adél Bálint

Adél Bálint

Ada / Ensemble

Adél Bálint

Adél Bálint

Ada / Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2018

Training:

Hungarian Dance Academy

Previous Companies:

Győr Ballet Company, Ballet Pécs Company, Szeged Contemporary Dance Company

Career highlights:

Adél worked with Hofesh Shechter Company on Orphee and performed at the Teatro Alla Scala in Milano. Performing with the Budapest Festival Orchestra directed by Ivan Fisher. Adél also worked with many different choreographers including Wim Vandekeybus, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Jo Strømgren.

More on Adél:

Adél enjoys creating her own choreography and regularly attends the annual dance and choreographer competitions at the Hungarian Dance Academy. Adél choreographed her first piece last November for the Blueprints event at Rambert.

Instagram handle:

@adelbalint

Aishwarya Raut

Aishwarya Raut

Widow Changretta / Ensemble

Aishwarya Raut

Aishwarya Raut

Widow Changretta / Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2018 (Rambert2), 2019 (Rambert)

Training:

Shiamak Davar institute for Performing Arts,  Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts.

Previous companies:

Shiamak Davar International, Rambert2

Career highlights:

Kamuyot, E2 7SD, Aisha and Abhaya, Draw From Within, Rooms, Eye Candy, Rocketman (movie), Kaifiyat (movie), Interview in Dance magazine.

More on Aishwarya:

From Mumbai, India, Aishwarya speaks Marathi, Hindi, and English. Aishwarya is very interested in visual and performing arts and in the future would love to set up a collective of like-minded artists and create.

Instagram handle:

@aishwarya__raut

Alex Soulliere

Alex Soulliere

Ensemble / Jeremiah

Alex Soulliere

Alex Soulliere

Ensemble / Jeremiah

Joined Rambert:

2019

Training:

The Juilliard School

Career Highlights:

Performing Solo Echo by Crystal Pite, Invisible Cities by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and The Hamlet Complex by Alan Lucien Øyen

Instagram Handle:

@_alexsoulliere

Angélique Blasco

Angélique Blasco

Ensemble / Ms Changretta

Angélique Blasco

Angélique Blasco

Ensemble / Ms Changretta

Joined Rambert:

2022

Training:

Conservatoire National Supérieur de musique et danse de Lyon (FR),

Conservatoire du Grand Avignon (FR)

Previous Companies:

Compagnie Grenade (FR), Ballet Preljocaj (FR), Opéra National de Bordeaux (FR)

Career Highlights:

While with Compagnie Grenade in Aix-en-Provence (FR), Angélique performed works by Richard Siegal, Patrick Delcroix, Angelin Preljocaj, Joëlle Bouvier, Régis Obadia and Ohad Naharin. In honor of the 30th anniversary of the company, she took part in the creation process of Phoenix and also had the opportunity to be assistant choreographer and later rehearsal director for the young company (Groupe Grenade).

More on Angélique:

Angélique choreographed a duet in the latest show with her previous company and loved this experience.

In the future, she would like to create more, and work in artistic collaborations to find new sensations and ideas. She is also very interested in photography and visual arts.

Instagram handle:

@angeliqueblasco

Antonello Sangirardi

Antonello Sangirardi

Changretta & Ensemble / Ensemble

Antonello Sangirardi

Antonello Sangirardi

Changretta & Ensemble / Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2018 (Rambert2) 2019 (Rambert)

Training:

Nuova Danzarte (Bari, IT), Académie Internationale de Paris (Paris, FR), ENDM (Marseille, FR)

Previous companies:

Ballet Preljocaj (FR)

Career highlights:

Working on the livestream Draw From Within.

More on Antonello:

Antonello is passionate about photography and music

Instagram handle:

@antonello_san

Archie White

Archie White

Ensemble / John

Archie White

Archie White

Ensemble / John

Joined Rambert:

2021 (Rambert2) 2022 (Rambert)

Training:

National Youth Dance Company, Trinity Laban CAT Scheme, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Rambert2

Previous companies:

Rambert2

Career Highlights:

Performing and touring work by Damien Jalet with National Youth Dance Company. Performing works with Rambert2 by Sharon Eyal, Andrea Miller, Micaela Taylor, Meg Lawson and Benoit Swan Pouffer.

Other info:

Choreographic work includes: Self-choreographed solos Adir Adirim and Born to be for BBC Young Dancer, Sadlers Wells, Lilian Baylis (2019), Empty Portraits for Rambert Showcase, Sadlers Wells, Lilian Baylis (2019) , Ville Morose performed in the Anya Linden Studio Theatre (2019/2020) , Curdled Glass at Platform Theatre and Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre (2018) , Collaborator for Come Again with choreographer Scout Nankin for Sadlers Wells Young Associates Mixed Bill (2019)

Instagram handle:

@archie.white

Caití Carpenter

Caití Carpenter

Ensemble / Polly & Ensemble

Caití Carpenter

Caití Carpenter

Ensemble / Polly & Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2021 (Rambert2) 2022 (Rambert)

Training:

Rambert School

Previous companies:

Rambert2

Career highlights:

Performing Andrea Miller’s Sama at the Royal Albert Hall, working with Benoit Swan Pouffer on the Note to Self livestream, working with Michaela Taylor, performing Killer Pig by Sharon Eyal

More on Caití:

Caití is very interested in yoga and philosophy

Instagram handle:

@caitiellen

Cali Hollister

Cali Hollister

Ensemble / Ada

Cali Hollister

Cali Hollister

Ensemble / Ada

Joined Rambert:

2021

Training:

The Juilliard School

Previous companies:

A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham

Career highlights:

Cali was awarded The Lorna Strassler Award for Student Excellence presented by Jacob’s Pillow in 2020

More on Cali:

Cali is a 21-year-old from Springfield, Vancouver

Instagram handle:

@calihollisterr

Conor Kerrigan

Conor Kerrigan

Arthur / Ensemble

Conor Kerrigan

Conor Kerrigan

Arthur / Ensemble

From:

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Joined:

Rambert: 2019

Training:

London Contemporary Dance School

Previous companies:

Rambert2

Dylan Tedaldi

Dylan Tedaldi

Factory Foremen & Ensemble / Arthur

Dylan Tedaldi

Dylan Tedaldi

Factory Foremen & Ensemble / Arthur

Joined Rambert:

2022

Training:

Boston Ballet School, Hamburg Ballet School

Previous companies:

First Soloist with the National Ballet of Canada, Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company

Career highlights:

While with the National Ballet of Canada, Dylan worked with and performed in works by Crystal Pite, Azure Barton, Alexander Ekman, Wayne McGregor, Alexei Ratmansky, John Neumeier, and Christopher Wheeldon. During his time in Israel, he worked and created with Rami Be’er, and he had the pleasure of training with Yael Cibulski, Yaniv Avraham, Eyal Dadon, and Danielle Agami. Dylan has choreographed works for the National Ballet of Canada’s Choreographic Lab, NBoC’s YouDance, as well as Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company’s Masa Program. He is a filmmaker, and his work has been shown at Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario and in the Deloitte Ignite Festival. He also enjoys writing and producing music.

Instagram handle:

@dilltea

Jonathan Wade

Jonathan Wade

Ensemble / Barney

Jonathan Wade

Jonathan Wade

Ensemble / Barney

Joined Rambert:

2021 (Rambert2) 2022 (Rambert)

Training:

Dance Unlimited Miami

Previous companies:

Rambert2

Career highlights:

Jonathan has performed in venues around London including St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern, and the Royal Albert Hall in works by Benoit Swan Pouffer, Trisha Brown, and Andrea Miller. He also toured the UK in Rambert2’s double bill featuring works by Micaela Taylor, Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar. In 2019 he danced work by Marco Goecke at SpringBoard Danse Montreal.

More on Jonathan:

Jonathan is a 2015 National YoungArts Foundation winner.

Instagram handle:

@jwadeee_

Joseph Kudra

Joseph Kudra

John / Ensemble

Joseph Kudra

Joseph Kudra

John / Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2022

Previous companies:

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, Eastman – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Aszure Barton & Artists, Ate9 Dance Company – Danielle Agami, Bodytraffic, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Luna Negra – Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Kamea Dance Company, DanceWorks Chicago

Career highlights:

Travelling the world. While dancing with BODYTRAFFIC, Joseph participated as an ambassador for the arts in DanceMotion USA.  One of the most unforgettable and fulfilling moments in his career thus far.

More on Joseph:

Joseph also works as choreographic assistant and stager to Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Instagram handle:

@jfkudra

Max Day

Max Day

Ensemble

Max Day

Max Day

Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2019

Training:

Rambert School 2015 – 2018

Previous Company:

Rambert2

Career Highlights:

Kamuyot by Ohad Naharin, Invisible Cities Sidi Larbi, Draw From Within by Wim Vandekaybus.

Musa Motha

Musa Motha

Barney / Barney & Ensemble

Musa Motha

Musa Motha

Barney / Barney & Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2022

Training:

Vuyani Dance Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Career highlights:

Musa has featured in Drake’s Music video, performed Cion, Gister Maoba, Defeated Malady, Mayhem, Solos & duets. He has featured in fashion and art magazines, international newspapers, TV interviews on international podcasts, Perfomed Cion, Gister Maoba, Defeated Malady and Mayhem, solos & duets.

More on Musa:

Musa is from Sebokeng zone14 in South Africa and speaks Sotho, Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana and English. He is a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, DJ, photographer, videographer, dog trainer, car modifier and investor.

Instagram handle:

@musa_motha95

Simone Damberg Würtz

Simone Damberg Würtz

Polly / Ensemble

Simone Damberg Würtz

Simone Damberg Würtz

Polly / Ensemble

Joined Rambert:

2013

Training:

Royal Danish Ballet School

Previous companies:

Soloist with Ballet Ensemble of Theatre Ulm, Peter Schaufuss Balletten

Career highlights:

Whilst at Peter Schaufuss Ballet, Simone performed the lead role of Peter Pan in Michael I’m Bad. At Theater Ulm she danced the lead in Cinderella, Tybalta in Romeo and Juliet, and the Sacrificial Dance in Le Sacre du Printemps. Since joining Rambert, Simone has particularly enjoyed working with Choreographers Kim Brandstrup, Didy Veldman, Christopher Bruce, Sharon Eyal, Jo Strømgren, Marion Motin, Imre Van Opstal, Marne Van Opstal and Wim Vandekeybus.

More on Simone:

Simone enjoys choreographing and has choreographed for the young choreographer’s platform at Theater Ulm, the musical Hair and the play Bernada Alba’s House. She has created works for Rambert’s new choreography platforms including RIFT (2014), Bravery (2015) Tempus (2016) and Endless Endings (2021), presenting these at The National Theatre’s River Stage, Wilderness Festival, Resolution at The Place and Draft Works at The Royal Opera House. Simone also founded The Playground – a free, monthly creative platform for professional artists supported and held at Rambert’s studios. Simone won Best Female Dancer at the 2020 Critics’ Circle Dance Award.

Instagram handle:

@ms_stackhouse & @theplayground_rambert

Yaron Engler

Yaron Engler

Drums/ Percussion/ Vocals (Musical Director)

Yaron Engler

Yaron Engler

Drums/ Percussion/ Vocals (Musical Director)

Yaron Engler is a musician and educator who has been involved in artistic and educational projects across Europe, USA, Asia and Australia.

He is a longtime collaborator of the world-renowned choreographer Hofesh Shechter and played a leading role in the creation of his dance pieces Grand Finale, Political Mother, In Your Rooms, Survivor, and Uprising.

Other major milestones since his move to the UK in 2009 include touring as the drummer for Until The Lions by the world-renowned choreographer Akram Kahn, composing the music for the Open Theatre Production of Shakespeare’s play Henry V and the creation of the opening piece of the 2014 Walled City Tattoo in Derry. Prior to his move to the UK, Yaron was involved as a composer in several productions of Tapeples in Barcelona, Spain. The work of the company followed the critically acclaimed show Keshev kestzev which Yaron toured in the early days of his career back in Israel.

Yaron’s deep passion for education led to the creation of his signature CROP®  Cycle, which he uses as the foundation of the work he does with individuals and groups in the areas of music, education and self-development. His music Album Release was created as a bridge between his musical and educational work.

Yaron is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Berklee College of Music and was a featured speaker at TEDx Jaffa.

James Douglas

James Douglas

Cello / Bass / Vocals

James Douglas

James Douglas

Cello / Bass / Vocals

Based in London, James Douglas is a sought-after session cellist, bass player and arranger; at home in a range of musical styles and contexts. As a cellist James spends much of his time at Abbey Road and Air studios recording for film, television and video game. Recent orchestral recording projects include: James Bond: No Time To Die (2021), Jurassic World: Dominion (2022), The Batman (2022).

James also enjoys working with some of the leading classical ensembles in London, such as Britten Sinfonia, 12 Ensemble and The Max Richter Ensemble.

James’ broad skillset and depth of musicality affords him the opportunity to cross genres on almost a daily basis. Away from the orchestra, James has worked with renowned artists such as Coldplay, Lulu, Noel Gallagher, Laura Mvula, Sam Smith, Freya Ridings, Lady Gaga, Rag N Bone Man, and many more. With some of whom he has toured internationally.

James has worked extensively in theatre. Recent highlights include a production of The Lost Thing at the Lindbury Theatre with Candoco Dance Company. James’ work in theatre has also taken him overseas. In 2015 he worked with Toshi Reagon on her contemporary opera The Parable of the Sower, which premiered at New York University Abu Dhabi Arts Centre.

Training: Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Academy of Music
Instagram: @jamesaddouglas

The Last Morrell

The Last Morrell

Vocals, Guitar, Keys

The Last Morrell

The Last Morrell

Vocals, Guitar, Keys

The Last Morrell is a songwriter and visual artist hailing from North Yorkshire, UK. He is a BBC Introducing hotlist artist, having been played on BBC Radio 1 and praised by Jessie Ware, “The voice is captivating…I love it, I was completely enamoured by this artist.” He has just signed his first record deal and won several awards for his stop-motion animated music videos. The Last Morrell has also performed as a session musician for various popular artists during his time in London since 2016.

Steven Knight CBE

Steven Knight CBE

Writer

Steven Knight CBE

Steven Knight CBE

Writer

Steven Knight CBE is the creator, writer and Executive Producer of the multi-award-winning BBC drama Peaky Blinders starring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, and Paul Anderson. He has written extensively for TV, where his other credits include Taboo, A Christmas Carol and the upcoming SAS Rogue Heroes and Great Expectations for the BBC.  He also created and wrote Season 1 of SEE for Apple TV+. and Great Expectations, which he is currently adapting, also for BBC.

On film, Knight’s screenplays include Spencer (2021), Locked Down (2021), co-wrote The Girl in The Spiders Web (2018), The November Criminals (2017), Allied (2016), Burnt (2015), Seventh Son (2015), Pawn Sacrifice (2014), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Eastern Promises (2007) Amazing Grace (2007), and his first screenplay Dirty Pretty Things (2002) for which he won the Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay, the London Film Critics Circle award for British Screenwriter of the Year, and received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Knight has also directed and written three films, Hummingbird (2013), Locke (2013) and most recently Serenity (2019), in addition he has had four novels published; The Movie House, Alphabet City, Out of the Blue, and his first children’s novel The Last Words of Will Wolfkin, and for stage he wrote The President of the Empty Room, which opened at the National Theatre in 2005, directed by Howard Davies.

Benoit Swan Pouffer

Benoit Swan Pouffer

Choreographer / Director

Benoit Swan Pouffer

Benoit Swan Pouffer

Choreographer / Director

Benoit Swan Pouffer is the Artistic Director of Rambert and an internationally renowned dance artist and company leader. Born and trained in Paris, he moved to New York where he spent seven years as a principal dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He went on to become the Artistic Director of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, a post he held for 10 years. His tenure at the helm of the company was described by the New York Times as “a New York success story”, gaining wide acclaim for introducing a new generation of international choreographers to US audiences, being the first there to commission work from artists including Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Alexander Ekman, Crystal Pite and Hofesh Shechter.

As a choreographer Benoit has made dance for companies around the world including Ailey2 and Rambert’s early career ensemble Rambert2, feature films, music videos, and Broadway shows. Recently, he directed Note To Self for Rambert, the last of a 2021 series of innovative livestreamed dance works performed, filmed and broadcast in real time on Rambert Home Studio to fans around the world. Alongside directing and choreographing Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby for Rambert in 2022, Benoit will also be the movement director for Max Webster’s Henry V at the Donmar Warehouse. His ability to blend artistically stimulating content with commercially popular work has led to critical acclaim.

Rambert

Rambert

Producer

Rambert

Rambert

Producer

What if…
there was a dance company where brilliant and daring people could show up and be supported to push themselves to move the world forward.

Welcome to Rambert.

We believe that to give brilliant and daring people the chance to inspire others is to give them the power to change the world for the better. As one of the world’s most diverse companies of dancers we transform everyday spaces by making dance that is awe-inspiring, adventurous, dynamic, and relevant, and taking it to our neighbourhood, the nation and the world. We want to hear the most exciting and radical ideas wherever they may come from and connect with brilliant and daring audiences and participants from all backgrounds. Through performances; dance and wellness classes and courses for people of all ages and abilities we want to ensure we are inspiring, engaging and relevant to everyone. Rambert’s Chief Executive is Helen Shute and Benoit Swan Pouffer is Artistic Director. Rambert is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England.

To learn more and find out how you can support Rambert visit: rambert.org.uk

For lots of online dance content, behind the scenes, online classes and podcasts visit our online home join for free Rambert Home Studio

Roman GianArthur

Roman GianArthur

Composer & Music Supervisor

Roman GianArthur

Roman GianArthur

Composer & Music Supervisor

ROMAN GIANARTHUR is a jaw-dropping singer, composer, arranger, producer, and performer —an innovative and inspiring 21st century artist. Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, Roman spends his days broadening the expectations of what a soul singer at heart can do by scoring films, writing musicals, composing concertos, conducting orchestras, all while offering heartfelt reflections on the social implications of art, and the need for more beauty in the world around us.

Recent feats include Best Music Score awarded by the International Documentary Association for scoring EYES ON THE PRIZE: HALLOWED GROUND (HBO) released in 2021. His first feature film, ANTEBELLUM (Lionsgate), released in September 2020 with his composition partner, Nate “Rocket” Wonder. The duo also wrote and produced original songs That’s Enough, Not So Sweet, and reimagined He’s A Tramp for Disney’s 2019 release of LADY AND THE TRAMP on Disney+.

Within the Wondaland collective, Mr. GianArthur’s production and multi-instrumentalist credits include: 2019 Grammy nominated Album Of The Year Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe, 85 to Africa and The Chief LPs by Jidenna, and the Running To The Sun EP by St. Beauty. Roman was also nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 2015 Grammys for the smash hit Classic Man with Jidenna.

Moi Tran

Moi Tran

Set Designer

Moi Tran

Moi Tran

Set Designer

Theatre includes:

Chasing Hares (Young Vic); Corrina Corrina (Headlong/ Liverpool Playhouse); Rare Earth Mettle, White Pearl (Royal Court); Raya, Deluge (Hampstead); The Letters Project (Gate); In the Blood (Donmar); Chiaroscuro (Bush); Summer Rolls (Park); Dear Elizabeth (Gate); Under the Umbrella (Coventry UK Tour); Bandages (Corn Exchange UK Tour)

Art includes:

Civic Sound Archive (PEER); Sign Chorus (National Archives); Shy God A Chorus ( SPILL); Art Inside Out (GIBCA); SHY GOD Chapter Một ( Chisenhale); I love a broad margin to my life (Yeo Workshops); The Bolero Effect (Hanoi/British Council); Civic Voice Archive (The National Archives Fund/ UEL)

Dance includes:

The Circuit (Prague Quadrennial); Beats’n’Shine (MUDAM); Human Wall (V&A); Temporality in a Cut (Display Gallery).

Opera includes:

The Imperfect Pearl (Corn Exchange, Newbury/St George’s, Bristol/King’s Place/UK tour); Falstaff (Opera Berbiguieres, France).

Film includes:

Man X(short), Bites (short), Kolya (short animation), Healthy, Join the Dots.

Awards include:

JMK Award for Design.

Moi is a multi-disciplinary artist, performance maker and set and costume designer. She is founder of East Asian Ticket Club, an engagement platform for the East Asian community.

Natasha Chivers

Natasha Chivers

Lighting Designer

Natasha Chivers

Natasha Chivers

Lighting Designer

Natasha is a London-based lighting designer with over 20 years of experience.

Her extensive work in theatre includes Prima Facie (Pinter Theatre, West End); Enemy of People (The Armoury, New York); Kan Ya Ma Kan (Riyadh); Message in a Bottle, Electric Hotel, Dystopian Dream and Gravity Fatigue (Sadler’s Wells); Drive and Live: La Boheme (ENO); Ivanov (Staatstheater Stuttgart); Blood Wedding (Young Vic); The Doctor, Hamlet and Oresteia (Almeida); Oedipus (Toneelgroep Amsterdam); The American Clock and SYLVIA (The Old Vic); The Antipodes, Sunset at the Villa Thalia and Statement of Regret (National Theatre); The Deep Blue Sea, The Chalk Garden and The House They Grew Up In (Chichester Festival Theatre); We Are Here at La Mama New YorkAllelujah! (The Bridge Theatre); The Duchess of Malfi (Royal Shakespeare Company); Belleville (Donmar Warehouse); Shoe Lady, White Pearl, The Cane, Bad Roads, Mistress Contract and Fireworks (Royal Court); 1984 (West End/Broadway); Draft Works, Electric Counterpoint, Strapless (Royal Ballet); Happy Days (Sheffield Crucible); Green Snake (National Theatre of China); Praxis Makes Perfect and The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning (National Theatre Wales); Macbeth (Broadway); 27, The Wolves in the Walls and Home (National Theatre of Scotland); Sunday in the Park with George (West End).

She has won both Olivier and UK Theatre awards and received a drama desk nomination in 2018 for 1984 on Broadway.

Richard Gellar

Richard Gellar

Costume Designer

Richard Gellar

Richard Gellar

Costume Designer

Richard gained a BA (hons) in Art history and theology alongside his degree was also working as a tailor apprentice after which, moved to Ibiza to perform for 3 years in hotels.  After returning to the UK, he gained Post Grad in costume Design and management. Setting up his own company making Bridal Gowns and drag costumes.

Whilst working as a period Costume Tailor for several years, made the move into Dyeing and breaking down with a residency at Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester and working freelance on several west end show (Priscilla Queen of the Desert/La Cage Aux Folles/Christmas Carol/Cymbeline) Film: (Pirates of the Caribbean/dead man’s card/harry potter/51st state). 

Moving to London, took the position of Head of Costume for National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, for 5 years, while working on selected costume design projects in dance for Sharon Watson, Darshan Singh Buller, Christopher Hampson, Christopher Marney and Stacey Haynes. Richard was Resident Costume Designer for Ballet Central for 6 years.

Richard has freelance lectured at number of colleges around the UK; in Costume tailoring, history of period costume 1783-1792, history of underwear, history of period costume of 1862 to 1939.

Richard Joined Rambert in 2019 as Head of costume and has style events along with designing Rambert’s Rooms for Live Stream, Jo Stromgen, 2021.   Rambert2 Michela Taylor’s – Home, including Costume, hair and makeup design/styling for Rambert: the redemption of Thomas Shelby Trailer.

Richards costume design credits include; Stars Over Kabul – The Tramway, Glasgow. Man in the Mirror – World Tour. Strictly Tap dance fever – South Africa and USA tour.  MG Rover Show – China.  Red Riding Hood – Latitude Festival.  If Chloe can, Hammersmith Lyric. Mapping – Phoenix Dance Theatre UK/Miami/New York.  Code – Phoenix Dance Theatre

Moshik Kop

Moshik Kop

Sound Designer

Moshik Kop

Moshik Kop

Sound Designer

Composer, producer, sound engineer, drummer and owner of NXNE Studios, a vibrant recording complex with a broad and well diverse music talent.

Moshik has recorded, mixed, composed and produced more than 50 albums to date across a broad range of genres, specialised in Pop, Indie, Hip Hop and electronica. With over 30 years of experience in international touring and studio work as a drummer, composer, producer, recording, mixing and mastering engineer, Moshik has won several awards and worked with Amy Winehouse, Black Eyed Peas, KT Tunstall, Take That, Jack Black and many more.

Since moving to London in 2001 to concentrate on his own music, Moshikwas signed to Forte Records in Germany. In 2002 his debut album Way Above Below reached No 1 in the German chillout chart and when he toured the album live, performances included PopKom in Cologne and the ICA in London. In 2007 he joined prog-synth band The Dallas Guild and recently joined Oi Va Voi as a drummer, composer and producer.

Yaron Engler

Yaron Engler

Musical Director

Yaron Engler

Yaron Engler

Musical Director

Yaron Engler is a musician and educator who has been involved in artistic and educational projects across Europe, USA, Asia and Australia.

He is a longtime collaborator of the world-renowned choreographer Hofesh Shechter and played a leading role in the creation of his dance pieces Grand Finale, Political Mother, In Your Rooms, Survivor, and Uprising.

Other major milestones since his move to the UK in 2009 include touring as the drummer for Until The Lions by the world-renowned choreographer Akram Kahn, composing the music for the Open Theatre Production of Shakespeare’s play Henry V and the creation of the opening piece of the 2014 Walled City Tattoo in Derry. Prior to his move to the UK, Yaron was involved as a composer in several productions of Tapeples in Barcelona, Spain. The work of the company followed the critically acclaimed show Keshev kestzev which Yaron toured in the early days of his career back in Israel.

Yaron’s deep passion for education led to the creation of his signature CROP®  Cycle, which he uses as the foundation of the work he does with individuals and groups in the areas of music, education and self-development. His music Album Release was created as a bridge between his musical and educational work.

Yaron is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Berklee College of Music and was a featured speaker at TEDx Jaffa.

Kaite O’Reilly

Kaite O’Reilly

Dramaturg / Narration Director

Kaite O’Reilly

Kaite O’Reilly

Dramaturg / Narration Director

Kaite O’Reilly is a multi-award winning poet, playwright and dramaturg, who writes for radio, screen and live performance.

Prizes include the Peggy Ramsay Award, Manchester Theatre Award, Theatre-Wales Award and the Ted Hughes Award for new works in Poetry for Persians (National Theatre Wales). She is a two time finalist in the International James Tait  Black Prize for Innovation in Drama (2012, 2019) and The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She was honoured in the 2017/18 International Eliot Hayes Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dramaturgy.

She works internationally, her work translated into fifteen languages worldwide, and is part of the visiting faculty teaching intercultural dramaturgy at ITI: Intercultural Theatre Institute, in Singapore. She was the resident dramaturg/playwright of The Llanarth Group for many years, collaborating with the director, performer and actor-trainer Phillip Zarrilli.

Kaite’s plays Atypical Plays for Atypical Actors  and The ‘d’ Monologues are published by Oberon/ Methuen/ Bloomsbury. Her first feature film, The Almond and the Seahorse with Mad as Birds films, will be released in 2022, featuring Rebel Wilson and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

www.kaiteoreilly.com

Filipe J. Carvalho

Filipe J. Carvalho

Illusions Director

Filipe J. Carvalho

Filipe J. Carvalho

Illusions Director

Filipe is originally from Lisbon, Portugal, where he developed a passion for magic at the age of 5. At 13 was one of the youngest members to be accepted at the Portuguese Magic Association and is now a proud member of The Magic Circle.

Filipe studied Theatre Production at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
He now combines his magic and performance knowledge with his technical theatre experience to create illusions and unique visual moments for live shows and fellow magicians.

Filipe is delighted to be collaborating with Rambert to create illusions and visual effects for this exciting production of Peaky Blinders.

Recent Credits:
Book of Dust (London); Back To The Future The Musical (West End & Manchester); Sleepy Hollow (UK Tour); Redemption Room (International); Secret Cinema’s Stranger Things (London); Virtually Impossible (London); Underbelly (Edinburgh); Best Ever Christmas Show (UK Arena Tour); Impossible Magic Show (West End); The Next Great Magician (ITV).

Adrian Derrick-Palmer

Adrian Derrick-Palmer

Fight Director

Adrian Derrick-Palmer

Adrian Derrick-Palmer

Fight Director

Adrian is an experienced Stunt Performer and Actor with over ten years of experience within the TV and Film industry. Most noticeably he has appeared in No time to Die, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Gang’s of London and Josie Rourke’s Mary Queen of Scots.

Adrian has stunt doubled for actors such as Leslie Odom Jr, Michael Balogun, Samuel Adewunmi, KSI and Babou Ceesay to name a few.

Adrian joined Rambert as Fight Director back in November for the making of “Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby” cinematic trailer. He has choreographed and created the fight scenes for the trailer and was asked to continue working as a Creative Consultant/Fight Director for the tour.

Whilst making sure each person stays safe he prides himself on making sure that everyone pushes the boundaries of creativity with the stage combat performed.

Instagram handle:

@aidiepalmer

Yarit Dor

Yarit Dor

Intimacy Director

Yarit Dor

Yarit Dor

Intimacy Director

Yarit is a leading UK Intimacy Director & Intimacy Coordinator. She first trained as a dancer in Trinity Laban Conservatoire before continuing in theatre and filmmaking. Currently she works across live performance and screen to support intimacy practices for both cast and crew.

Previously for Rambert Dance Company: Rooms.
Other Dance Credits Include: The Burnt City (Punchdrunk); 2B, Sunday Morning, Leah, Somewhere Between A Self (all with Hagit Yarkira Dance).

Theatre includes: Hamilton (West End), The Glass Menagerie (West End); The Shark Is Broken (West End); Death Of A Salesman (West End/ Young Vic); Rockets and Blue Lights (National Theatre); “Daddy” A Melodrama (Almeida Theatre); Love & Other Acts Of Violence (Donmar Warehouse); The Merchant of VeniceRichard IIHamletAs You Like ItMuch Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe); This Is Not Who I Am , Purple Snowflakes and Titty Wanks (Royal Court); NW Trilogy (Kiln Theatre); Changing DestinyWild East (Young Vic); Old Bridge, Strange Fruit (Bush Theatre), Scandaltown (Lyric Hammersmith); Macbeth (Royal Exchange Theatre); The Crucible, An Unfinished Man, Dirty Crusty (The Yard); Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act, Last Easter (Orange Tree Theatre); Miss Julie (Storyhouse); Assata Taught Me, Iphigenia Quartet (Gate Theatre); The Effect (Boulevard Theatre); Romeo and JulietAs You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tempest (Shakespeare in the Squares).

Film includes: Glass Onion (Knives Out 2)The Colour Room.

Television includes: The Wheel Of TimeShadow & BoneAdult MaterialAtlanta 3CheatersStarstruckMood and Becoming Elizabeth amongst others. 

D.J. Walde

D.J. Walde

Music Consultant

D.J. Walde

D.J. Walde

Music Consultant

Danilo ‘DJ’ Walde is a composer, musician, consultant and performer, and is a Music graduate of Brunel University.

For the National Theatre:

Our Generation (Musical Director, composer and music production), Dick Whittington (composer, arranger and music production); The Suicide (composer and music production),
SYLVIA (composer and arranger) at the Old Vic; Pericles (composer and arranger) at the RSC; The Little Mermaid (co- composer/co-musical director) at Bristol Old Vic; Living Newspaper (Composer) for Royal Court; The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party (composer, musical director and performer) for the Royal Ballet Studio programme, ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company and the Roundhouse; Some Like It Hip Hop (composer, musical director and performer) for ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company at Sadler’s Wells and on UK tour; Into the Hoods (arranger and remixer) for ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company and Phil McIntyre at the Novello; Into the Hoods Remixed (arranger and remixer) at Sadler’s Wells and on UK tour; Tales of the Turntable (composer) for ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company at the Southbank Centre; Animal Farm (composer) at Royal & Derngate; Nora; She Persisted (soundscape composition) for English National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells; You & I Know (soundtrack editor and arranger) for Arlene Phillips and Candoco at Greenwich Festivals; Blaze: The Streetdance Sensation (music supervisor and editor) on world tour for Anthony Van Laast; Against Time (music director and arranger) on UK tour for Flawless and English National Ballet

Other work includes:

Message in a Bottle (music associate and additional arrangements) for Sadler’s Wells and Universal Music UK; Stadium DJ for Paralympic Opening Ceremony London 2012 Olympics; POP Circus (composer) at Circus Fest 2016, the Roundhouse; Big Dance 2006, 2010 (arranger/composer) for Big Dance; The Happiness Project (music director) at the Roundhouse; Black Victorians (Composer & Music Production) for JJC/GDIF; Thank You Dance – Platinum Jubilee Pageant (Composer & Music Production)

Also as performer:

Downhill: Hitchcock 9 and Moscow for the British Council Russia; Vocal Orchestra 2013 Canada for Just for Laughs Festival, Montreal
As the leader of the Roundhouse Experimental Choir (REC) he has collaborated with the London Contemporary Orchestra, The OAE, The Tate Collective, and with contemporary artists such as Wildbirds & Peacedrums, Ghostpoet, Deptford Goth, and Ana Silvera. Danilo ‘DJ’ Walde also leads and performs with Some Voices, a London wide choir, performing at venues such as Printworks, Troxy and Clapham Grand.
Film

The Holloway Laundrette:

Fall into You (co-composer); Big Commonwealth Dance 2014 Radio
Founding member of the band Royal Treatment Plant (RTP). TRP albums include Hope Is Not Enough and Halfway To The Sun.
Awards
HYMN – Broadway World nomination for Best Musical Direction in a Play or Musical 2021
Some Like It Hip Hop – Olivier nomination for Best New Dance Production 2012; Black British Theatre Award nomination for Best Dance Production 2020
Royal Treatment Plant – nomination for Debut Album of the Year 2008 on XFM

Kim Pearce

Kim Pearce

Acting Director

Kim Pearce

Kim Pearce

Acting Director

A director working with performers across a range of disciplines including new writing, dance, and video games. She is co-Artistic Director of Papergang Theatre, with whom she has created Dreamers, Freedom Hi, Invisible Harmony and Tiananmen30. Other credits as a theatre director include Forgotten遗忘  (Moongate Theatre & New Earth Theatre),  Thunderstorm (RSC R&D),  Love Steals Us From Loneliness (Chippy Lane Theatre) and Unearthed (Folio Theatre). As Resident Director for two UK tours and 1 world tour: The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time (National Theatre).  She worked with Rambert previously on Aisha and Abhaya.

 

 She co-programmed the 2020 XR: Decolonise, Decarbonise programme at the Vaults Festival and was part of the team that built and led Turner prize winning architectural group Assembles Theatre On The Flyat Chichester Festival Theatre in 2012.

Lily Mollgaard

Lily Mollgaard

Props Supervisor

Lily Mollgaard

Lily Mollgaard

Props Supervisor

In the last twenty years Lily has worked on over 270 shows in the West End, on Broadway & beyond. Lily spent 10 years running the props department at Shakespeare Globe and 15 years as Prop Supervisor for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures which included The Car Man, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Red Shoes.

Current Productions:

• My Neighbour Totoro, RSC Barbican
• The Car Man, Royal Albert Hall
• Southbury Child, John Gabriel Borkman, Straight Line Crazy, Guys and Dolls, Bridge Theatre
• Sleeping Beauty, Matthew Bourne UK tour
• Peaky Blinders, Rambert UK Tour,
• Tammy Faye Musical, Almeida theatre

Theatre includes:

Lion King (Lyceum Theatre) Jesus Christ Superstar (UK tour and Broadway) Sunset Boulevard, Bombay Dreams (Apollo Victoria Theatre and Broadway), Joseph, Made in Dagenham (Adelphi Theatre) The Producers, Oliver!, Shrek, (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) Miss Saigon (Prince Edward Theatre) Spamalot (Playhouse Theatre) Sister Act (London Palladium) Hairspray (Shaftsbury Theatre), School of Rock (Gillian Lynne Theatre) Wild Duck (Almeida Theatre), Julius Caesar, Night Fall (Bridge Theatre) Company (Gielgud Theatre) and The Pinter Season (One, Two, Five and Six) at The Harold Pinter Theatre (The Jamie Lloyd Theatre Company) Red Shoes (Matthew Bourne) Evita (Regent’s Park) Blithe Spirit (Theatre Royal Bath) Midsummer Nights Dream (Bridge Theatre), Cyrano de Bergerac (Jamie Lloyd) Leopoldstadt (Sonia Friedman Productions) Prince of Egypt (Dominion Theatre) 9 to 5 (Savoy Theatre) A Number, Beat The Devil, Talking Heads, JS Bach & Sons, Book of Dust (Bridge Theatre) Nutcracker, Midnight Bell (Matthew Bourne) and The Good Life.

Contact:

[email protected]

Jason Kittelberger

Jason Kittelberger

Assistant Director

Jason Kittelberger

Jason Kittelberger

Assistant Director

Jason Kittelberger – Hails from Rochester, New York, where he began training and performing at Performance Plus, Draper School of Dance, and School of the Arts where he studied Dance, Acting, Musical Theater, and Production Design where he had plentiful opportunities to perform Choreograph and create. He continued his dance education at the North Carolina School of the Arts, as a Ballet Major he was able to focus on technique and perform works by Twyla Tharp, George Balanchine, Carlos Orta, Lynne Taylor Corbett, and Duncan Noble.

Kittelberger has performed with the Rochester City Ballet under Timothy Daper, Carolina Ballet under Robert Weiss, Hubbard Street II under Julie Nakagawa works by Robert Battle, Aszure Barton, and Kevin o’day, also with Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet under Benoit-Swan Pouffer, works by Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite, Hofesh Shechter, Didy Veldman, Jo Stromgren, Jacopo Godani, Jill Johnson, Emanuel Gat and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

Interests in commercial  work has lead training Actors such as Emily Blunt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Diana Silvers. Appearing in films such as Adjustment Bureau, MA, A Float, and Looking Glass, Birds of  Paradise. Samsung Advertising spots as Choreographer. Recent working with Photographer / Director Anton Corbijn for Depeche Mode. Associate choreographer Jagged Little Pill.

Worked alongside Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui as Assistant Choreography, Rehearsal Director, and Dancer in Cherkaoui productions Fractus V, Pluto, Shell Shock, Firebird with Stuttgart Ballet, Milonga, Puzzle, Icon, Harbor Me with LA Dance Project, Satyagraha, Qutb.

Currently working Freelance Choreographer/ Performer, creating for Sadler’s Wells, Royal Opera House, Director/ Creator for Bloom Dance Project.

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