Emily Jenkins

Emily designs, implements and artistically leads original dance projects. She has worked within participatory dance for over a decade, for organisations such as Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, English National Ballet and Siobhan Davies Dance. She has facilitated countless dance experiences – establishing herself as a social and creative entrepreneur. She also supports choreographers to produce innovative performance work, touring to theatres and festivals such as The Place and Dance Umbrella.

In 2016 Emily founded Move Dance Feel, a Community Interest Company offering dance to women affected by cancer, and works in partnership with leading cancer support Centres to incorporate dance into their care programmes.

As a dance and health specialist, Emily has spoken at the European Dance and Creative Wellness Foundation, the London Arts in Health Forum, the Leeds Cultural Institute, the Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference, and more.

In 2020 Emily was selected as a Winston Churchill Fellow to develop a new training programme for both dance professionals and health care providers. She was also nominated for a OneDanceUK Award in 2020 and 2021, as well as for a National Lottery ‘Good Causes’ Award in 2021. Emily serves as a Dance for Health committee member for the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science.

Emily graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Performing Arts, Culture and Communication from Oxford Brookes University, receiving the Keith Andrews prize for excellence in Performing Arts. Following which she gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Community Dance and a Masters degree in Creative Practice from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

Emily Jenkins Portrait
Appearances at  Tipperary Dance

12 Oct

Rajinder Singh
Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain
Amanda Clifford
Emily Jenkins