ABOUT

Established in 2012 and connected to creative communities worldwide, we offer a place of space and time through which artists and organisations can consider and reflect on the past and plan for the future.

With over twenty-five years of acclaimed international experience in the dance sector, Kerry Nicholls Dance is driven by leading multidisciplinary dance artist, Kerry Nicholls. Demonstrating agile leadership,the different strands of her practice come together to drive the vision and direction of KND.

OUR VISION | OUR MISSION | OUR VALUES & SPIRIT | OUR HISTORY >

  • Kerry Nicholls is totally rigorous and uniquely supportive whether she is teaching, mentoring, choreographing, or simply being a colleague. A few minutes with her and you realize you are in the presence of an amazing listener whose insights can make such a difference in this world.

    Liz Lerman, American Choreographer and founder of the Critical Response Process
  • Teaching

    Kerry Nicholls is an important educator in the world dance community. A thoughtful, dedicated teacher with deep knowledge in the field – Kerry inspires fearless artistic exploration in all of her mentorship and teaching!

    Jill Johnson, Director of Dance, Harvard University
  • Kerry is an exceptional artist who shows a deep understanding of not only the choreographic process but also how to encourage young people to learn and develop their own practice…she is totally committed to dance and its development.

    Linda Jasper, Director, Youth Dance England
  • Choreography

    Without a doubt, one of the best choreographic projects I’ve ever had the pleasure to be a part of. I’ve been looking for a project like it ever since.

    Leon Poulton, Freelance Professional Artist
  • Teaching

    These classes are physically and creatively challenging, in that great, ‘chewy’ way that leaves everyone with something to keep thinking about.

    Laura Kumin, Director of the Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid
  • Mentoring

    The first time we worked with Kerry was one of the best growth spurts. She has been the best mentor that a dancer could ask for!

    Robia and Ajani, BRIT School graduates
  • Directing

    Kerry’s ability to strike the right balance between encouraging and challenging, nurturing and questioning, making strategic interventions and stepping back, quite simply inspires young people to create exceptional work and go beyond what they think they are capable of.

    Paul Reeve, Chief Executive, Into Film
  • Artistic Consultancy

    Kerry’s work is always of the highest standards. She is able to challenge, support and further careers.

    Prof. Jason Beechey, Rector, Palucca University of Dance, Dresden
  • Kerry’s remarkable creative process not only resulted in a powerful choreographic piece, but also helped the dancers develop their bodily and cognitive awareness in an open and communicative direction.

    Naomi Inata, Waseda University, Japan
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The Parachute Series | June 2019

at Lanterns Studio Theatre

Extending KND’s vision for high-quality professional training in the UK, The Parachute Series is a NEW opportunity for early-career dance artists to work intensely for two mornings, in an exclusive setting with multidisciplinary dance artist, Kerry Nicholls.

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Minding the Gap – a launch pad intensive

at Elmhurst Ballet School, Birmingham

Minding the Gap is a launch pad intensive led by Kerry Nicholls and specifically tailored to dancers who are entering their final year of vocational training or those recently graduated from undergraduate study.

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