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, Lady Macbeth: unsex me here and The Chosen, 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 has directed Katya Kabanova, 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) & The Rape of Lucretia and Eugene Onegin (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 with the Traverse, Lyceum and Citizens Theatres, 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.
Kally Lloyd-Jones and Jessica Richards have been Joint Directors of the Byre Theatre since 2019.