Katy Graham-Clare

Associate Lecturer, Dance

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:Cambridge School of Creative Industries

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Dance

Courses taught: Musical Theatre

Katy believes in offering something different and inspiring during her lessons. Her expertise consists of solid foundations covering multiple genres of dance. She thrives in successfully training students to be well-rounded and versatile dancers, and hopes students will benefit from learning their performing arts craft with passion, discipline and a whole lot of fun.

Email: katharine.graham-clare@aru.ac.uk

Background

Katy trained at Bodywork Company in Cambridge graduating in 2003. Her experiences includes Touring Shows and Cabaret contracts in Spain and Tenerife, and travelling the globe as Dance Captain on the MV Cruise ships Braemar and Boudicca before returning to work in the UK.

Following this, she enjoyed an extensive career in TV, Film and Stage. Numerous dance credits included performances with Artistes such as One Direction, DJ Ironic, Lemar, Alexandra Burke, Beverly Knight, Jessie J and Calvin Harris.

Her live performances include Glastonbury Festival, Stephen K Amos Comedy Tour, Take That Tribute Tour, Levi Roots Reggae Reggae tour, and Beyoncé at the O2, You Cannot be Serious with Alistair McGowan, MTV flash prank series, and Britain's Next Top Model.

Katy also worked on several films as a body double including World War Z, Red 2, Burke and Hare. Alan Partridge Alpha Papa, and several Bollywood productions. Her adverts include McDonald's, Merz Asthetics, Fitness First, T Mobile, Visit Britain and Sony Ericsson. TV work includes body doubling on Mr. Stink, featuring in the Miranda fitness DVD and Eastenders as a Bollywood Dancer. Other credits include Holby City, Mr. Selfridge, Glue, and Endeavour.

Teaching

Katy currently teaches on the following modules:

  • Professional Practice

Qualifications

  • The National Trinity Diploma In Professional Dance (Musical Theatre) - Bodywork Dance Company