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Kerry with Tim Brooks
Kerry with Tim Brooks
Photo: efn Magazine

Kerry Fletcher

Dancer    Performer    Teacher    Choreographer

traditional dance,
from the couple dances of Europe
to percussive dancing of the Appalachian mountains


NEWS: Folk Dance Remixed are out and about this summer with their new show Step Hop House - not to be missed!

NEWS: details of next season's workshops and classes coming soon!

NEWS: Reel to Real dance resource now available!
Download it and you can be dancing Reel to Real really soon!!!

Reel to Real is the brand new dance created during the schools
project Traditions and was funded by West Kent Arts Partnership.

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Kerry Fletcher is a traditional dancer of many styles, from waltzing to clogging. She is an experienced dance workshop leader and an accomplished performer.

Currently, she co-choreographs and performs with:

  • JigJaw - a new band singing to dancing & dancing to singing, with Janet Russell, Rosie Davis & Frances Watt
  • Circa Compania - Karen Tweed's music & dance ensemble

and guests with:

Her performance history includes: Broken Ankles - acclaimed Appalachian cloggers, The Stepback Project and The 4K Plot. She also co-choreographed & performed with The Chase and Shaking the Tradition at Chisenhale Dance Space, London.

Most recently, her education work has been with Tapatak and TAPs (Traditional Arts Projects). With both of these organisations she provides foot percussion and English & American dance to their inter-cultural work. They have been developing and delivering workshops in schools, at festivals & community events and in immigration removal centres with refugees and asylum seekers. She is a visiting lecturer on the folk music degree course at Newcastle University and for several years she has been a tutor on the Folkworks summer schools.

As well as running her own community dance workshops, she teaches at festivals & dance clubs all over the country, both solo and with Meridian, Tim Brooks and Ravi Sawney & Daniel Wolverson.

Credits

  • Chris Walshaw for web site design & maintenance.
  • Becky Menday / Kerry Fletcher for "shoes" photo.
  • Tracy Hiscoke for jewellery.