Karen Blackburn

Karen appeared on TV at the age of six on ITV’s Junior Showtime, alongside Bonnie Langford and Lena Zavaroni. She trained at The Urdang Academy before going on to a successful performing career throughout the UK and abroad. She worked with Ballet Independiente (Mexico) and toured extensively throughout Germany with Spiel der Kräfte where two roles where created for her.  She has worked as a freelance choreographer since 1988 including work for Euro Disney. Several former students are currently working with major ballet companies, in West End Musicals or on television.  She is the Principal of her own Theatre Arts School in Hampshire and an Adjudicator for The British and International Federation of Festivals.  BC,M,J,CO,T,S+D,MT,G,N,CD