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Upcoming: RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD (Jermyn Street Theatre)

Jasmine works with performers of all-kinds, children and young people, and different communities - to engage and enhance creative bodies.

 

Jasmine's role is often to work closely with directors to explore the physical nature of a project, using movement in all its variants to capture the essence of the story being told. Jasmine's work spans punchy choreographed numbers to subtle physical characteristics, and from big ballroom scenes to ensemble choral gestures, and everything in-between. Movement is inherent in everything we do - Jasmine's practice is anchored in this and uses psycho-physical techniques, often starting with the breath, to engage the 'whole body' as a tool for expression.

As a facilitator, Jasmine believes that engagement with the arts and performance is vital for us to learn and grow as people. Dance and drama can empower and educate. Theatre and opera-making helps build confidence, inspires creativity and fosters empathy. Jasmine is passionate about encouraging young people to find their creative voices through movement and performance.

 

Jasmine prides herself with being an empathetic and inclusive practitioner, always putting those she is working with at the centre of her practice. She strives to create encouraging, safe, exciting and supportive spaces wherever she works.

Jasmine holds an MA in Choreography from Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music and Dance. Her studies were kindly supported by the Trinity Laban Dance Scholarship and the Trinity Laban Hardship Fund. She also holds a BA in Drama with First Class Honours from the University of Exeter, having proudly received the Bertie Black Prize for academic achievement.​ Jasmine was part of the 2017/18 cohort for the New Adventures Dance Company programme OVERTURE, a unique and incredible opportunity to develop her community dance practice. 

Jasmine is a qualified Mental Health First Aider for both Adults and Youth.

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Highlights in opera include: Venus and Adonis (Blackheath Halls Opera); The Elixir of Love (Into Opera); Eugene Onegin (Buxton International Festival); Paul Bunyan (ENO, Alexandra Palace Theatre, Wilton's Musical Hall); The Day After (ENO: Studio Live).

Highlights in theatre include: The Middle (Park Theatre); Beasts (Lyric Hammersmith); Morph (Tristan Bates Theatre); No Quarter (Duelling Productions, Network Theatre); A Single Act (Duelling Productions, Theatro Technis).

Highlights in film include: Slow Motions (music video by Molly Mango); Phoenix (Dance Film by Aislinn King).

 

A full CV can be requested by emailing:

jasmine-ricketts@outlook.com

Jasmine is an experienced facilitator, having led countless workshops in dance, movement, musical theatre, and more. She has also led as a Creative Artist on different participatory arts projects, including Southwark Creative Schools and Changing World with Eastside Educational Trust. Jasmine is currently Dance and Movement Teacher for Best Theatre Arts and a Disney Teaching Artist. She has led workshops with different organisations, from Stanley Halls Arts, to the University of Bath, and from Blackheath Halls Opera to Collective Creative Initiative. 

Past engagements can be viewed by requesting a full CV: jasmine-ricketts@outlook.com.

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