Kristen McNally

Kristen McNally is a soloist at the Royal Ballet, and has been frequently described as the most exciting, freshest and cutting-edge choreographer in ballet, striving to use pop music and cultural references to make her "indie ballet" choreography more accessible.

In March 2011, as part of Move It's 'Ballet Rocks' programme, she presented a Tarantino-influenced solo she had choreographed on Thomas Whitehead, 'Don't Hate The Player, Hate The Game', and in April 2011 she created a new piece to Kanye West's latest album - at the Apple Store in Covent Garden, with assistance from the audience.

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James Cousins Dance

James Cousins Dance is an up-and-coming contemporary company led by Artistic Director and choreographer James Cousins. Based in London, James aims to entertain and inspire with his work and hopes to bring quality contemporary dance to a wider audience.

Whilst studying at London Contemporary Dance School, James created his first work, The Still Point. It was an immediate success, selected for the LCDS Graduation Performances 2009 and chosen to represent the school at the opening gala of The Place’s 40th Birthday Celebrations as well as winning both Best Performance and Best Choreography at The London Contemporary Dance Competition 2009 and being taken to Spain as a semi-finalist in the VIII International Burgos-New York Choreographic Competition. He is currently a dancer in Matthew Bourne's New Adventures.

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