Gemma Payne

Choreographer and Movement Director

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Below the Line

Agent: Alice Dunne
Film, TV & Theatre
Assistant: Flora Line

Below the Line

Gemma Payne is a Choreographer and Movement Director, in theatre, opera, television, and film. She trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School and Central School of Ballet. Previously, she has worked as a freelance dancer and a member of Matthew Bourne's New Adventures.

Her solo choreographic projects are currently created under the name of Payne Productions. 

TRAINING
2017 – 2018 Masters in Choreography (CSB), Distinction
1997 – 1999 Central School of Ballet
1996 – 1997 The Royal Ballet Upper School

In Development

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BLUEBEARD/THE CHAMBERS SCENT

2019

Payne Productions/Wilton's Music Hall

Choreographer
R&D Creative Choreographic Residency

MEDEA

2019

The Grand Theatre Geneva

Associate Choreographer
Director: Sir David McVicar
Choreographer: Lynne Page

INK

2019

Broadway

Associate Choreographer
Director: Rupert Goold
Choreographer: Lynne Page

Theatre

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ALBION

2017

Almeida Theatre

Associate Movement Director
Director: Rupert Goold
Movement Director: Rebecca Frecknall

INK

2017

Duke of York Theatre

Associate Choreographer
Director: Rupert Goold
Choreographer: Lynne Page

INK

2017

Almeida Theatre

Associate Choreographer
Directed by Rupert Goold
Choreographer: Lynne Page

LOVE IN IDLENESS

2017

Menier Chocolate Factory

Associate Choreographer
Director: Trevor Nunn

LES TROYENS

2015

San Francisco Opera

Associate Choreographer
Director: Sir David McVicar
Choreographer: Lynne Page

VOLPONE

2015

Royal Shakespeare Company

Assistant Choreographer
Director: Sir Trevor Nunn
Choreographer: Lynne Page

Film

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GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

2016

Fox Searchlight Films

Assisting as a dance coach to Margot Robbie and Domhnall Gleeson
Dir: Simon Curtis
Choreographer: Caroline Pope

Television

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THE CROWN Season Two

2017

Netflix/Left Bank Pictures

Assistant Choreographer/Dance Coach to principal actors including Claire Foy, Matt Smith and Danny Sapani
Episodes 5 & 8
Directors: Benjamin Caron and Stephen Daldry
Choreographer: Lynne Page

Commercials

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THE MASQUES

2019

Universal Music

Movement Director/Choreographer
New Year's Eve Performance 2018

Opera

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LES TROYENS

2018

Wiener Staatsoper

Associate Choreographer
Director: Sir David McVicar
Choreographer: Lynne Page

THE FATEFUL VOYAGE WORKSHOPS

2018

Movement Director
Director: James Bonas
Starring: Alex Jennings

ACIS AND GALATEA

2018

ENO

Movement Director
Dir: Sarah Tipple

Other

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PET SHOP BOYS: INNER SANCTUM

2016

Royal Opera House

Rehearsal assistant to the choreographer
Director/Choreographer: Lynne Page

An exclusive four-performance residency at the Royal Opera House, to launch the Pet Shop Boys' new album

LATITUDE FESTIVAL SADLER’S WELLS WATERFRONT STAGE

2016

Sadler's Wells/Latitude Festival

Rehearsal Director
Choreographer: Lynne Page

NEW JAZZ, NEW DANCE: ‘VEILS’

2015

Barbican/London Jazz Music Festival

Dancer, Associate Choreographer, Associate Director
Choreographer: Lynne Page
Music: GoGo Penguin & Kamasi Washington

Short Films

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SPARROW

2016

Payne Productions/Tambrisk Pictures

Choreographer

3347 1/2

2017

Payne Productions/Tambrisk Pictures

Choreographer

VILLAGE ORCHESTRA

2016

Nowness

Movement Director
Director: Sophie Littman

TO TED, TO SYLVIA

2016

Payne Productions/Tambrisk Pictures

Choreographer