Lucy Hind: Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

Date - 27 March, 2012, All News Theatre

Lucy Hind joins the choreography team for the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony. As part of her role she will also perform at the event, estimated to be watched by more than one billion people worldwide.

Award-winning film director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) heads the team running the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Leading British creatives Bradley Hemmings and Jenny Sealey MBE are the Artistic Directors of the Opening Ceremony.

The performances will celebrate the Paralympics, London’s culture and everything the capital has to offer.

Overview

Lucy trained in choreography, mime and physical theatre at Rhodes University, South Africa and went on to perform with the celebrated First Physical Theatre Company.

Since arriving in the UK she has worked as Movement Director and Performer in many acclaimed British theatres including the The Old Vic, The Royal Exchange, Almeida, Barbican, Lowry, Sheffield Crucible, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Bath Theatre Royal. Lucy is a member of the award winning Slung Low theatre company and a selector for the National Student Drama Festival.

Recent work includes Movement Director on No's Knife and Girl from the North Country, both at The Old Vic; The House of Bernada Alba at The Royal Exchange; Choreographer on The Snowmaiden for Opera North; The Merchant Of Venice with Jonathan Munby at The Globe Theatre, The Effect for Sheffield Theatres directed by Daniel Evans.

Lucy's choreography for television includes the Cbeebies pantomimes The Nutcracker & Peter Pan and the award-winning writer Russell T Davies' series Banana.

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At Sainou we develop and nurture careers. Everyone is jointly represented by David Marsden and Paul Martin and we work as a close team.