Hannah began her training at Elmhurst Ballet School and from there went onto London Contemporary Dance School where she completed her MA in Dance and has since taught on both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. In 2007 Hannah joined Richard Alston Dance Company where she performed both nationally and internationally for six years. She was nominated for the National Dance Award’s Outstanding Female Performer in late 2012. Hannah has a keen interest in costume design and has been designing for dance. Her work has been shown on many highly regarded London stages. Her recent performances include Cunningham’s events ‘Dancing around Duchamp’ at the Barbican, London, Darren Ellis’ ‘Revolver’ for The Place Prize for Dance and ‘Casting Traces’ with New Movement Collective. Hannah was part of the original cast for Dracula which received the Southbank Sky Arts Award last year and is glad to be back performing with Mark Bruce Company.
Jordi Calpe Serrats
Jordi is originally from Mallorca where he trained in Ballet and Contemporary dance techniques before moving to London and training at the London Contemporary Dance School and at the Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance. Since graduation, Jordi has worked with the Richard Alston Dance Company, National Ballet Ireland, English National Opera, English National Ballet, Royal Variety Show, Hubert Essakow, Anthony Van Laast, Lucy Burge, Aleta Collins, Tim Casson, Lynne Page, Christopher Marney, Drew McOnie, Morgann Runacre-Temple and Arthur Pita amongst others. As film and television credits he has danced in the art film ‘The Death Of Pentheus’; the art film ‘Crystal Delays’ (Choreographed by himself); BBC Blast; feature films ‘Acts Of Godfrey’ and ‘Sunshine On Leith’; and music video ‘Moves’ by ‘Bright Light Bright Light’. Jordi is thrilled to be back working Mark.
Trained at the London Contemporary Dance School, performing works by Jiri Kylian, Jeremy James and Kim Brandstrup. Upon graduating in 2005, Joe created and toured new works by Wayne McGregor, Frederic Flamand and Angelin Preljocaj as well as guest dancing with The Forsythe Company on the production of Human Writes by William Forsythe. He completed his MA in Dance at the Palucca Schule, Dresden before returning to London in 2007.
He joined Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures in 2008 as an original cast member of Dorian Gray for the 2008 and 2009 tours, for the 2010/11 tour of Cinderella, the 2012 tour of Early Adventures and as an original cast member for the 2012/13 World tour of Sleeping Beauty.He has appeared in Arthur Pita’s award winning The Metamorphosis at The Royal Opera House and The Death of Klinghoffer directed by Tom Morris for ENO.
His own choreographic work has led him to become a guest artist with Cross Connection Ballet in Copenhagen, a tutor at the Architectural Association and a founding member of New Movement Collective.
Joe continues to work on bringing his DanceSpinner project (dancespinner.com
) into UK Schools and on his own theatre design and marketing business (joewalkling.com
Nicholas Cass-Beggs grew up in Montreal, Canada. He trained as an actor at the Oxford School of Drama and is based in London.
Theatre includes: Four Days in Hong Kong (Orange Tree Theatre), Velocity (Finborough Theatre), The Zero Hour and 6 Degrees for Imitating the Dog (West Yorkshire Playhouse & UK Tour), Carousel (Barbican, Théâtre du Châtelet Paris, Lowry), The Temprementals (Greenwich Theatre), The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (New Vic Theatre), Antigone (Manchester Royal Exchange), The Snowman in The Snowman (Peacock Theatre & Korean Tour), Park Avenue (Lilian Baylis Theatre), Pajama Game (Union Theatre), La Fille du Régiment, Tamerlano, The Rakes Progress & Orlando (Royal Opera House).
Prior to becoming an actor Nicholas had a career as a contemporary dancer in Germany that spanned eight years. His dance credits include five years as a soloist with Philip Taylor’s Ballet Theatre Munich and three years with Ballett Nordhausen.
He has performed works choreographed by Kim Brandstrup, Mark Bruce, Philip Taylor, Jiri Kylian, Rui Horta, Jonathon Lunn, Stefan Haufe and Henning Paar.
Grace trained at The Linda Butler School of Dance until the age of 16 . In 2008 Grace was awarded a DADA to study dance at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, as well as completing A levels in English, Philosophy, Biology and Dance. After two years Grace went on to study at The Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary dance graduating with a first class degree in 2014. Whilst at Rambert Grace performed a duet at Sadler’s Wells in The Rite of Spring choreographed by Mark Baldwin and was also a recipient of the Charlotte Kirkpatrick award in 2013. Grace has performed in ‘Class’ by Robert Cohan at the Linbury theatre and will be featured in a documentary made about Cohan’s work. Grace can currently be seen as a featured dancer in music videos for ‘Cash + David’, ‘Slow Club’, ‘Blonde’ and ‘Jess Glynne’ and has had the opportunity to work closely with Darren Ellis Dance, learning the piece ‘Revolver’ which was previously performed in the Place Prize in 2012.