James Berkery

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James Berkery is an Irish choreographer and movement director of BAFTA-nominated and award-winning projects.

From large scale touring productions and films, to individual nuanced movement coaching, he has worked with directors and photographers for international clients, delivering creative, narrative and exciting work.
Work has been featured on BBC, ITV, MTV, Universal Music, VICE, Promo News, Paper Mag, 405 and VOGUE Italia.
Music video choreography has over 9M views.

Now based in London. Originally from Co. Tipperary, Ireland James  has been fascinated with dance and movement on screen and stage since he was young child.

At 16 James was the youngest student to train at CSN DANCE, Ireland; leading to an invitation to Open Ballet 2011 in St. Petersburg, Russia with masterclasses from Vaganova Ballet Acamedy and Kirov Ballet Academy
After being awarded a DADA scholarship he attended BIRD COLLEGE Conservatoire of Dance and Musical Theatre.
Mostly recently he attained BA (1st class hons) focusing on the choreographic process from MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY.

James is a member of One Dance UK, Movement Directors Association, Equity and an ambassador for Dancer's Career Development.

Dance Styles: Aerial Dance, American Square dancing, Argentine Tango, Ballroom, Breakdancing, Classical Ballet, Commercial, Contemporary, Film, Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Historical, Historical / Period, Irish, Jazz, Jive, Large cast movement and staging specialist, Latin American, Line dancing, Lyrical, Middle Eastern, Mime, Movement Direction, Musical theatre, National / Folk, Salsa, Staging, Street, Street Dance, Tango, Tap, Underwater and aqua shows
Work Context: Advertising, Animation, Ballet Company, Cabaret, Carnival, Circus, Clubs, Commercials, Community, Composer, Corporate events, Corporate Sector, Cruise Ships, Dance Theatre, Devised Theatre, Digital / Internet, Fashion / Hair Shows, Film, Ice Shows, Installations, Live Art/ Performance Art, Live Music, Motion Capture, Music Video, Musical Theatre, Opera, Other, Outdoor events, Own company, Pantomime, Participatory Performance, Physical Theatre, Pop promos, Puppet shows, Pure dance, Site specific, Sports Events, Stadium & Arena opening and closing ceremonies, Straight Theatre (drama), Street theatre, Television, Variety Shows, Video, Visual Theatre
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Personal Contact
Email: mail@jamesberkery.com
Website: http://www.jamesberkery.com/
Twitter: @jamesberkery
Agent Contact
Agent Name: Stella McCusker
Agency name: CVH Management
Telephone: 020 8741 7647
Mobile: www.clarevidalhall.com
Profile Credits

CENSOR Feature Film Film4&BFI


USA Tour THE LAST SHIP musical starring Sting. Resident.






THE MAGIC GANG Warner Music UK. Music Video


IKEA&Sonos in collab with Les Enfant Terribles. Immersive Theatre