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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