Gemma Payne

Gemma Payne

Movement Director

Gemma Payne is a Choreographer and Movement Director, in theatre, opera, television and film. She trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School and Central School of Ballet.

Previously for ENO: Acis and Galatea

Career Highlights

Most recently Gemma has worked as associate movement director and choreographer at the Almeida Theatre for their productions of Ink and Albion . Subsequently, transferring their production of Ink (2017/18) to the West End as associate to Lynne Page. Her solo choreographic projects are under the name of Payne Productions.

Previous Associate Choreographer credits to Lynne Page: The Crown Season 2 ( Netflix, 2017) , Les Troyens (San Francisco Opera, 2015/Wiener Staatsoper, 2018), and a collaboration with GoGo Penguin Veils Barbican, 2015 and Sadler’s Wells Stage Latitude Music Festival, 2016.

Assistant Dance Coach credits: to Caroline Pope in Goodbye Christopher Robin (2016) for Margot Robbie & Domhnall Gleeson. Gemma was part of the choreographic creative team for Arthur Pita’s Run Mary Run duet for Royal Ballet star Natalia Osipova, 2016.

Last updated: 4th July 2023