Amelia Cardwell

Assistant Director

Amelia studied at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. After graduating she joined Company Chordelia Dance Theatre under the director Kally Lloyd-Jones.

Amelia now works as a freelance theatre director & choreographer based in London. She is the Founder and Creative Director of Animate Dance as well as a practitioner for Frantic Assembly.

Amelia’s work as a director and choreographer includes: Cage in Motion (Roundhouse Camden, Britten Theatre); One Is The Loneliest Number (V&A museum, Dalston Old Boys Club, Cochrane Theatre, St Barnabas Church); We Had A Black Dog (Theatre de Menilmontant); Elephant Angel (Scottish Opera UK Tour); Warrior (West Yorkshire Playhouse); By Your Side (Bermondsey Street Festival); Sea of Love (The Yard Theatre); Transfigured Night (Cadogan Hall); Trouble in Tahiti (Kino-Teatr, UK Tour). Amelia is currently developing an operatic production of Tennessse Williams's Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let me Listen with Stage Left Project due for release in 2019.
Music Video and Film: Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity (Royal Maritime Museum), Oxford Blood (Autoheart), It’s Good to Be Alive (Imelda May), Two Devils (Dog is Dead), House (Cool Fun), Five Letters (The Clover).

Previously for Longborough: Assistant Director/L'incoronazione di Poppea (2018)