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Sophia Alessandra Melvin.

Choreographer // Movement Director.

Film. Theatre. Photography.

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Sophia is a Choreographer and Movement Director based in London and Hertfordshire. From large dance productions, to nuanced movement coaching, she has worked with award-winning directors and photographers for international clients, delivering exciting and complex work on brief. Sophia is the leading choreographer for children and young artists, with an abundance of experience working with under 16s, across multiple styles of dance.

Sophia trained at The Arts Educational School, Tring Park and Laine Theatre Arts. Her performance credits include dancing with The English National Ballet Company (whilst still at Tring Park) in Romeo & Juliet, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, voicing The Bumble Bee Fairy in Walt Disney’s animated feature film Tinkerbell and the Great Fairy Rescue and dancing in the Olivier-Award-Winning Drew McOnie’s contemporary dance film “A Twisted Tale”. 

Sophia's choreographic accolades in Theatre include winning the Joanne Marsden Blackwell Choreographic Award at The All England Dance Finals 2019 and winning The Barbara Sharples International Choreographic Award on two occasions. In 2019 she joined the Creative Team of The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain for their season 'Wonderlands' at Sadlers Wells.

Her choreographic credits include Television Commercials for TikTok, Pringles, crocs, Avon and ITV's Love Island, Music Videos for Gabrielle Aplin, Lilla Vargen, Courteeners and New Hope Club, as well as print work for Vanity Fair’s Suspiria-themed September issue.

 

Sophia's work has been selected for major Dance film festivals throughout 2019/2020, including Leeds International Film Festival (a BAFTA and Oscar Qualifier for 2020) and Screen.Dance Scotland where her film, BUNNY, won the 2020 Audience Choice Award. BUNNY has also been selected by Marquee TV to feature in their series 'Summer Shorts 2020', was listed as a 'highlight' by The Dance Magazine between films choreographed by Will Tuckett and Alexander Ekman and received glowing reviews from Forbes and Dance critic, Graham Watts.

Contact:

sophiamelvin@googlemail.com

+ 44 (0) 7807 419 840