Francesca Jaynes

4 Aug 2014

Choreographer /Movement Director: For The New Wolsey- Guys And Dolls, It’s A Wonderful Life, Little Shop Of Horrors, Blues In The Night, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum,  Sugar,  A Chorus Of Disapproval, Mods And Rox and Our House.

Other theatre credits include: Pirates Of Penzance (ENO) Kafka’s Dick (Bath Theatre Royal) Up On The Roof  (Oldham Coliseum), After Life, The Threepenny Opera, The Day After Tomorrow (National Theatre) Stephen Fry’s Cinderella (Old Vic)  Little Shop Of Horrors, The Entertainer, Romeo And Juliet, Pinocchio and Toad Of Toad Hall  (Birmingham rep) Cinderella , Beauty And The Beast, Happy End, Hosts Of Rebecca, Sweeney Todd, Silas Marner, The Cavalcaders and Happy End (Theatre Clwyd) The Gambler, The Winter’s Tale, Frankie and Tommy (Liverpool Everyman)

Feature Films: Francesca devised the choreographic sequences for the Oompa Loompas in Tim Burton’s Charlie And The Chocolate Factory. She also worked on Sweeney Todd, Dark Shadows and Alice In Wonderland. She collaborated with Steven Spielberg devising movement concepts for Jude Law and the robots in his film A.I. Artificial Intelligence and with Mike Leigh on Vera Drake and Topsy Turvy (for which she was nominated for Best Choreography in a film by the American Choreography Awards.)

Other films include Great Expectations, One Day, X-Men First Class, The Duchess, De Lovely, The Da Vinci Code, The Prince Of Persia, The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Me And Orson Welles, Clash Of The Titans, Gulliver’s Travels, Austenland and The Look Of Love. Recent films : Avengers, Gravity, Muppets Most Wanted, The Invisible Woman, Alice Through The Looking Glass, Our Kind Of Traitor and Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Television: Esio Trot, The Trip, Murder On The Home Front, Elizabeth The Virgin Queen, Tipping The Velvet,  Hustle, The Vice, Foyle’s War, Sons And Lovers, In A Land Of Plenty and Miss Marple.

Francesca has choreographed advertising campaigns for Scottish Widows, Sainsbury’s, Lynx , Johnny Walker Blue Label  and the current 500th  anniversary campaign for Hampton Court.

Francesca has written and directed two short films Gnomeland and For George which have been selected for film festivals in London, Scotland, Devon and Spain.