Chrysalis London Management

Jodie Blemings
Artistic Director

Jodie started his training with the Berkshire County Youth Dance Company, before joining the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance where he graduated in 1999. He then went on to dance in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Notre Dame de Paris (Dominion Theatre, Italian tour) and Robert North’s The Snowman in the role of Jack Frost. Since then Jodie has worked in numerous productions at prestigious venues in both the UK and around the world, including the Royal Opera House, the Arena di Verona and the Grand Théâtre de Genève.

Jodie has created work for Rambert School, Bodywork Company, Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and various other work for film and theatre, including a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love for The Yorkshire Playhouse. Other credits include Plan B’s Prayin’ music video (Assistant Choreographer), independent film An Arm’s Length (choreographer) and collaborating with Sarah Boulter choreographing for So You Think You Can Dance, Australia. As Artistic Director of Chrysalis London, Jodie has created works that have been performed at venues including Sadler’s Wells Lilian Baylis Studio Theatre, Move It exhibition at Olympia, the Chrysalis London launch at Richmix, Chrysalis London’s Outreach programme in schools across Hertfordshire, Shoreditch House, a sell-out performance at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre London and an eagerly anticipated Hollywood Blockbuster due to be released in Summer 2017.

Jodie’s latest work; ‘Lilith’ for Chrysalis London will incorporate costume, lighting and set design by students and graduates of Central St Martins London and an original score by DJ Walde, to bring to stage for the first time the lesser known story of the first female in Jewish mythology. Set to premiere at the Platform Theatre, London at the beginning of April 2017.

Behind The Scenes

NICK BRIGDEN   
Company Manager

Cate Colborn   
Rehearsal Director

Rowan Hawkins   
Choreography Consultant

Lois Wong   
Company Administrator

Board of Directors

Mark Hewitt
Chairman
Jodie Blemings
Jan Kitteridge
Nick Brigden
Eric Pillinger