Kally Lloyd-Jones, award winning director and choreographer, Company Chordelia’s founder/Artistic Director. Her latest works for the company include The Seven Deadly Sins, (co-production / Scottish Opera), Dance Derby, Nijinsky's Last Jump and Lady Macbeth: unsex me here, which have received national critical acclaim and won Best Live Performance at the SHCA.
Born and raised in Scotland, she trained as a dancer & has an MA in English literature & Film Studies from Glasgow University.
She has worked extensively as a director, choreographer, dancer, movement director and teacher all over the UK as well as Sweden, Denmark, Spain, South Africa and Canada.
Kally recently directed Lauder and Grace Notes for Scottish Opera The Opera Project for RCS, Hansel & Gretel (St Magnus Festival / RCS), Cavalleria Rusticana, Pearl Fishers, La bohéme and L'elisir d'amore (Edinburgh Grand Opera), Katya Kabanova (Scottish Opera) & The Rape of Lucretia (St Andrews Opera), Eugene Onegin (Bloomsbury Opera/St Andrews Opera), Thrashing The Sea God (Joby Burgess & Tête a Tête Opera Festival), MacPherson’s Rant (The Byre), Opera Scenes (RCS).
Recent work includes Lyceum, Scottish Opera, Gran Liceu (Barcelona) & Glyndebourne Opera.
Kally is a member of Equity, One Dance UK, The Federation of Scottish Theatre and The Work Room and is proud to be Chair of The Work Room.
The University of St Andrews has recently appointed Kally Lloyd-Jones and Jessica Richards as joint Directors