Chrysalis London Management

Jodie Blemings
Artistic Director

Jodie started his training with the Berkshire County Youth Dance Company before joining the Rambert School at the age of 16. He went on to dance in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Notre Dame de Paris (West End & Italian tour) and Robert North’s The Snowman in the role of Jack Frost. Jodie has worked on numerous productions at The Royal Opera House and with English National Opera, including Macbeth, Midsummer Marriage, Faust and Mark Morris’s Nixon in China. Alongside his dancing career Jodie has created work for Rambert School, Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Bodywork Company and various other works for film, events, music videos and theatre, including a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love for The Yorkshire Playhouse and The Ocean Invaders launch in partnership with the SEALIFE London Aquarium.

Jodie is founder and Artistic Director of Chrysalis London. Since the company launched in 2014 he has created a number of works that have been performed at venues which include the Royal Albert Hall, Soho Farmhouse, Shoreditch House, Move It, SEALIFE London Aquarium, Richmix London, Lilian Baylis and the company’s sell out premiere of Rise at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre. In 2017 Jodie created his first full length narrative work, Lilith, a collaboration between Central Saint Martins designers and Chrysalis London who performed two successful runs at the Platform Theatre Kings Cross. The show included the duet Deliverance, which was performed live on BBC2 from Sadler’s Wells as part of BBC Young Dancer of the Year. Chrysalis member Nafisah Baba goingwent on to be crowned winner. Jodie is currently working on Chrysalis’ upcoming show Savage which will be premiered in May 2018 at South Hill Park Arts Centre, before moving to a London venue in June.


Behind The Scenes

Company Manager

Cate Colborn   
Rehearsal Director

Rowan Hawkins   
Choreography Consultant

Board of Directors

Mark Hewitt
Jodie Blemings
Jan Kitteridge
Nick Brigden
Eric Pillinger