James Berkery

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Name James Berkery
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James is a freelance choreographer and movement director that specialises in movement and dance for screen drawing from his experience working on film, commercial, short form fiction and music video projects
His work has been featured on ITV, MTV, Universal Music, VICE, Promo News, Paper Mag, 405 and David Reviews amongst others.
Originally from Co. Tipperary, Ireland James  has been fascinated with dance and movement on screen and stage since he was young child.
Now based in London, James works as a choreographer and movement director drawing from his professional experience working in the industry for the last four years.
His style of choreography is expressive and narratively driven with a versatile approach that lends itself to both filming and live performance. James’ diverse background has enabled a flexibility of style that allows him to individually tailor his work to client and director’s vision/brief.
Initially trained at CSN Dance led by Alan Foley, he then received a full scholarship to attend Bird College of Dance, Music and Theatre Performance in London. He then went to attain BA (1st class honours) in Professional Practice (Arts) from Middlesex University with a focus on the choreographic process.

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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Email: mail@jamesberkery.com
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Twitter: @jamesberkery
Profile Credits
2021

CENSOR Feature Film Film4&BFI

2020

USA Tour THE LAST SHIP musical starring Sting. Resident.

2020

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! ABC. Associate.

2020

THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDON / CBS. Associate

2020

THE MAGIC GANG Warner Music UK. Music Video

2019

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