Team

The core team behind KND.

Kerry Nicholls

Kerry Nicholls

DIRECTOR
Kerry is director and owner of Kerry Nicholls Dance (KND) which launched in autumn 2012. With over twenty-five years of acclaimed international experience in the dance sector, Kerry demonstrates agile leadership…

Suzie Robinson

PRODUCER
After working as a freelance dancer, teacher, choreographer and movement director for 10 years, Suzie now balances her time between Arts Management …

Anna Clifford

Anna is an interdisciplinary performance artist from Bermuda. She has a BA in Modern Ballet from The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland…

Advisory Board

Maggie Semple OBE

CHAIR
Maggie is described as gently formidable – a voice of reason. She is a thought- leader on agile frameworks, cultural change, diversity, inclusion & ethics with a particular emphasis on leadership development and…

Theresa Beattie

Theresa Beattie

Theresa is a consultant working with dance companies and organisations in the UK and internationally – current clients include…

Grace Chan

Grace is currently Chief Operating Officer at English National Ballet and played a key role in delivering their new building at London City Island…

Helena Gaunt

Professor Helena Gaunt

Helena Gaunt is a musician, author and thought-leader on professional education and practice in the performing arts. She is Principal of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (RWCMD) and a Professor…

Heidi Hall

Heidi Hall had a dance performance career before moving into senior leadership roles in the arts and education sectors. She was appointed as Director of Central School of Ballet in 2016…

Langolf, Hannes

Hannes Langolf

Hannes is a dancer and choreographer based in London. Throughout his career, he has worked and collaborated with artist and companies like…

Liz Lerman by JS Rosenthal

Liz Lerman

INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR AND MENTOR
Liz Lerman is a choreographer, performer, writer, educator and speaker, and the recipient of honors including a 2002 MacArthur “Genius Grant” and a 2017 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award.

Kenrick Sandy

Kenrick Sandy MBE

Kenrick Sandy MBE is Co-Founder/Artistic Director of Blue Entertainment (Associate Artists at The Barbican Centre) and one of the top Choreographers and Artist in…

Edward Watson MBE

Edward Watson MBE was born in London and trained at the Royal Ballet School. He joined the Royal Ballet Company in 1994, and was promoted to Principal in…

Collaborators

Chris Benstead

Chris Benstead

MUSICIAN AND COMPOSER
Christopher Benstead has worked intensively in the world of dance and theatre for over thirty years, composing more than one hundred and fifty scores in a wide range of styles…

Joseph Edwards photo by Phil Barnett

Joseph Edwards

FILMMAKER
Joseph is a London based filmmaker and has recently joined the KND team. He has a deep love for dance, leading him to work on projects with The Royal Opera House, ZooNation, Sadler’s Wells…

Mark Joint

Mark Joint

BRAND GUARDIAN
Protecting the style and integrity of the Kerry Nicholls Dance brand like a comic book hero, just without the superpowers, or snazzy outfits…