Caroline Pope - Choreographer and Movement Director

Caroline Pope works with actors, singers and dancers, she has experience in film, TV, commercials, performance art, theatre and opera, whilst her professional, collaborative approach makes her a highly effective member of the production team.

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Swimming With Men

Swimming with Men cast

Comedy film Swimming With Men directed by Oliver Parker with Rob Brydon and cast. Finale dance choreographed by Caroline Pope.

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Domhnall Gleeson and Will Tilston in Goodbye Christopher Robin

Directed by Simon Curtis, starring Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie with period physicality coaching and choreography by Caroline Pope. Watch the Trailer

The Corridor

A still from the Corridor

Directed by Toby Dye and music from James Lavelle (Unkle) with RSA's Black Dog Films for the Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick exhibition at Somerset House. Watch the trailer

Mr Selfridge (Season 3 and 4)

Still from Mr Selfridge TV show.

Caroline worked on series 3 and 4 of the ITV drama Mr Selfridge and was once again called upon to choreograph many scenes. Watch the dances

Jekyll and Hyde

Fight scene from Jekyll and Hyde

Period choreography and movement direction with Tom Bateman, Natalie Gumede, Ruby Bentall, Niamh Walsh and cast. Watch the fight scene

River

Still from River

BBC police drama written by Amy Morgan with Stellan Skarsgard and Nicole Walker in a climatic dance at the end of the final episode. Watch the dance

You, Me and The Apocalypse

Still from You, Me and The Apocalypse

A Working Title / Sky comedy with Mathew Baynton, Joel Fry and cast.

Galaxy Chocolate

Still from Galaxy Chocolate Ad.

Rattling Sticks' Daniel Kleinman's Galaxy chocolate advertisement with two Audrey Hepburn look a like models plus a lot of technology, with movement coaching by Caroline. Watch the video.

Asics In The City

Still from Assics In The City

Twin Set Films, Asics advertisement on the run through the city.

Superga

Still from Superga TV advertisment

TV advertisment for the classic Italian brand. With movement direction from Caroline.

Kiss Me Kate

Kiss Me Kate

Cole Porter's kiss Me Kate for Theater de Magdeburg, Germany directed by Wally Sutcliffe with designs by Timo Dentler & Okarina Peters

KIng Lear

David Haig as King Lear with Billy Postlethwaite as Poor Tom

David Haig as an "unnervingly manic" King Lear and Billy Postlethwaite as a heartbreaking Poor Tom with cast in Lucy Bailey's production for Theatre Royal Bath

Mr Selfridge (Season 2)

Mr Selfridge cast

The second series for ITV/Masterpiece, with a cast led by Jeremy Priven, begins in 1914 with Amy Beth Hayes and Samuel West dancing the then new tango choregraphed by Caroline. Watch the tango.

Unilever / Walls Ice Cream

Still from Walls Ice Cream commercial

Commercial with Hip Hop moves aimed at 7 to 10 year olds. There is  How To Do The Dance viral for the kids to have fun picking up the dance.

Taster

Still from Taster at The South Bank

Caroline was Choreographer in Residence at The South Bank in London for this Community Project.

Scrutiny

Still from Scrutiny short film

TV Thriller with a peep show dance portrayed with harsh reality by the actress Charlotte Gascoyne

Brighter Borough

Still from a Fashion Film for Louisa Parris

Fashion Film with moves inspired by Isadora Duncan for London Fashion Week and showing in The Dance Film Festival at Lincoln Center, New York in 2013.

Medea

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- The Evening Standard
The multi award winning production at The Almeida Theatre which went on to the West End and Broadway.

The Night Season

Stilll from The Night Season

National Theatre premiere of Rebecca Lenkiewiezs new play containing movement direction and choreography by Caroline and directed by longtime collaborator Lucy Bailey.

Temperley London

still from Temperley London commercial

Caroline worked with the directing duo Twinset on this striking TV ad for Temperley London.

The Gondoliers

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- The Observer
The Gondoliers, D'Oyly Carte, National Tour.

Nearly Famous

still from Nearly Famous

Series for Channel 4 centered around a dance studio required a wide range of dance styles from all the actors including Talulah Riley and Aaron Taylor Johnson.

Gondoliers

still from Gondoliers production

It's not every production of Gilbert and Sullivan that makes it to the front page of The Times and sends Madonna's talent scouts scurrying around as this one did! Director Tim Hopkins.

Hot Fuzz

still from Hot Fuzz

Caroline choreographed the am-dram theatre scene in this fun thriller feature written by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright with the actors David Threlfall and Lucy Punch. Watch the clip.

Wallpaper*

Performance Artist Spartacus

Performance Artist Spartacus has taken Caroline's movement from the Tate to Miami Beach via Basel, Berlin, New York and back to the Frieze Arts Fair. Turner Prize Nominee.

Labyrinth

still from Labyrinth

With The Ballroom choreography and movement coaching to David Bowie this fantasy feature was Caroline's first project.

Mary of Egypt

Great musicality and humility by Lucy Bailey, supported by Caroline Pope's choreography, the production makes the ritual pace an

- The Sunday Times
Mary of Egypt at The Aldburgh Festival

James and The Giant Peach

Poster for James and the Giant Peach

This childrens modern classic was a very musical show with musician actors and beautiful designs by Ben Stones.

Scarlet and Black

still from The Scarlet and Black

This major adaption by the BBC featured commedia del arte movement work with Rachel Weisz playing opposite Ewan McGregor.

Eugene Onegin

still from Eugene Onegin production at the ENO

English National Opera at the Coliseum. On the opening night Madame Larina's Ball scene received an impromptu ovation as the curtain went up.

Another Life

still from Another Life

Actors Ioan Gruffudd and Natasha Little dancing at the Savoy in the film Another Life set in the 1930's. With Imelda Staunton, Tom Wilkinson and Rachel Stirling.

Ant and Dec Trailer

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For ITV director Chaka Sobhani Caroline choreographed the characters in this Ant and Dec promo for their Push the Button series.