"Exquisite movement pieces by Nancy Kettle"
Nancy is a Movement Director, Choreographer, Teacher and Theatre Maker with an expansive skill set and a commitment to finding new and potent forms of physical expression. Working with performers of all ages, abilities and experience, she collaborates with large ensembles, small casts, solo performers, community choirs, youth theatres, acting students and more; creating a safe and fearless space where the possibility of anything and everything exists.
Nancy is an Associate Artist at the Mercury Theatre, where she is currently developing a piece of Dance Theatre entitled Dear NeverLand - inspired by J.M Barrie's Peter Pan. The project will be employing principles of Contemporary Dance and the Stanislavski Method.
Movement Teaching and Coaching:
Nancy's movement practice reaches both the professional and amateur worlds, teaching and coaching groups as well as individuals. She is currently a visiting movement teacher at RADA and Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company.
Nancy co-led the Early Career Training Programme (2016-2018) at The Mercury Theatre, offering movement support to actors, writers, directors and other movement artists. She has worked as a Facilitator and Movement Director with the Mercury Young Company, Primary Shakespeare Company and National Youth Theatre.
MOVEMENT SKILLS INCLUDE:
Social Dance - Lindy, Waltz, Foxtrot, Balboa, Bossa Nova,
Rhumba, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue.
Recent Credits as Movement Director/Choreographer
The Silene of Stars (National Theatre Studio: Research and Development), SPUN (Arcola Theatre), Assassins (RADA), Isaac Came Home from the Mountain (Theatre 503), A Dangerous Woman, (Solo Show - Soho Theatre, Birmingham Rep), The Events (Mercury Theatre), Ballroom (Waterloo East Theatre, European Premiere), Breathe (Andy serkis, Associate Choreographer), I Capture the Castle (Associate Movement Director, Watford Palace, Theatre Octagon Bolton), Agatha Christie's Partner's in Crime (Queens Theatre), Our House: The Musical (Queen's Theatre), Macbeth (New Wimbledon Studio), Anna Karenina (Brockley Jack Theatre).
Nancy trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and DeMontfort University.