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					                                   JASMINE WILSON
                 9 Colston Court, West Street, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 2QB
                    Home Phone 020 8647 7547 Mobile 07939 527 046
                                  Date of Birth 14.05.1973

EDUCATION
1991 – 1994      BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance and Choreography
                 London Contemporary Dance School

EMPLOYMENT
April 2007 -    Co Director of Creative Learning, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance
                After taking time out to care for my young family I returned to the role of
                managing the education activity of Wayne McGregor | Random Dance
                pertaining to participants aged 16 and under. Activities take place
                nationally and internationally and include large-scale community dance
                projects with a wide range of participants, workshops in schools and
                development of a groundbreaking education programme under the
                direction of Artistic Director Wayne McGregor and in partnership with the
                other Co Director of Education (responsible for activity for 16 and over). The
                role involves both practically leading workshops as well as managing
                projects, devising strategy for the department in partnership with the other
                co director, artistic director and executive producer. I also have an
                advocacy role, speaking at conferences and seminars on behalf of the
                company both in the UK and internationally.

Sept 2006 - March 2007
                 Project Manager – Ten@Random Project
                Managing a project funded by the Department for Education
                and Skills working in London Schools for Random Dance

Aug 2006        Choreographer, “Habeas Corpus” Peter Hall Company

July 2005       Choreographers Assistant, “Salome”, English National Opera

July 2005       Choreographers Assistant, “You Never Can Tell”, Peter Hall     Company

July 2005 – July 2006
                  Brand Ambassador for Land Rover employed by The Event Business
                  This was a part time freelance position which involved working at such
                  exhibitions as the International Motor Show and The Royal Show promoting,
                  through extensive brand knowledge, Land Rover vehicles.

 May – December 2004
            Project Assistant to Wayne McGregor, Choreographer of Harry Potter and
            the Goblet of Fire (Warner Brothers)
            Organisation of workshops in East London schools to recruit young dancers
            aged 13 – 18 to appear as Hogwarts students in the film and responsibility for
            their scheduling and licensing. Liaison with crew and production team for
            choreographer’s schedule and requirements. Casting of dancers for
            featured roles and negotiation of contracts.
  1999-2003        Education Officer, Random Dance Company
                  Working in liaison with the Artistic Director I developed, managed and led
                  a programme of education work supporting the main activity of the
                  dance company. This included tour workshops in primary and secondary
                  schools and large-scale community performance projects, both in
                  theatrical venues and site-specific locations. My job involved direct liaison
                  with schools and education partners to formulate and implement projects
                  which included a webcasting project for primary schools with supporting
                  website and a site specific boys’ project in Canary Wharf tube station. I
                  taught workshops all over the UK and internationally to a variety of groups
                  including those with special physical and educational needs. I was also
                  responsible for developing the profile of the company in the world of arts
                  education by speaking at conferences and being a member of steering
                  groups.

 1997 – 1999       Freelance Dance Teacher
                  I taught a wide range of groups from young people of all ages to the
                  homeless, working for such organisations as The Place, Richard Alston
                  Dance Company and Crisis Skylight.

  1997-1999       General Manager, Random Dance Company
                  Working in liaison with the Artistic Director I was responsible for the day to
                  day running of this touring dance company. This included tour booking,
                  scheduling and budgeting.

 1994 – 1997      Administration Assistant, Contemporary Dance Trust (The Place)
                  Supporting the Director of Finance and Chief Accountant I dealt with
                  correspondence and undertook general administrative duties. My main
                  area of responsibility was allocation and hire of rehearsal space.

VOLUNTARY WORK AND OTHER POSITIONS

      2001-2004     Board member                        Essexdance

      2001          Member of steering group for Arts Council Dance and Technology
                    conference.

      1998 – 2000 Volunteer at Crisis for Christmas
                  I was a volunteer for 3 consecutive years at this event run by the
                  homeless charity Crisis.

SKILLS
I am computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and current email and internet applications.
I have a clean driving licence.

INTERESTS
I am interested in contemporary fiction, dance and theatre work for children and musical
theatre, in particular the work of Stephen Sondheim.

				
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