Meet the team, Lorraine Le Blanc Davis with Jazz Theatre Arts
Lorraine is a Performance Artist, Teacher and Choreographer and has worked professionally all over the world.
She is part of our incredible faculty at ICTheatre Brighton as a Principal Lecturer for dance, Head of Opportunity and Inclusion, and teaching Jazz, tap and body percussion on our Contemporary Musical Theatre pathway.
Lorraine is a Dancer, Performer, Teacher and Choreographer and has had extensive professional career. She was born in the East Midlands and moved to London age 16 to study Performing Arts where she focused on dance styles.
he specialises in Jazz, Matt Mattox, Tap, Horton, Street, Lindy Hop and Body percussion and trained in ballet for 15 years. She has had a successful, creative, and varied professional career and remains extremely passionate about dance!
She has traveled the world performing in the West End shows and Theatre Productions, Trade & TV shows and with dance companies. Choreographed for Theatre, Musicals, Dance shows, Pop Videos, Solo Performances and been teaching Jazz, Tap, Matt Mattox, Contemporary (Horton), Body Percussion and Lindy Hop at Conservatoires, Colleges, Schools in London, nationally and internationally.
Lorraine is incredibly happy to be part of the ICTheatre team, helping to make positive changes in contemporary musical theatre dance training introducing World Dance and Jazz Styles to the curriculum.
Lorraine is also part of a new organisation called Jazz Theatre Arts (JTA).
“We are a collective of jazz practitioners, dancers, musicians, choreographers, teachers who are trying to raise the profile of UK jazz theatre, dance and choreography in particular, as there is not one funded jazz dance company in the UK.
We are a Non-Profit Member Lead Network representing UK jazz Theatre Arts & Artists.”