Kerry Fletcher Kerry Fletcher is a traditional dancer of many styles, from ceilidh to clogging, ceilidh and loves getting people up and dancing! She is an experienced dance workshop leader and an accomplished performer. She has been steeped in traditional dance and music from an early age. Her mother, Dixie Lee (neé Fletcher), ran the celebrated folk club, Duke’s Folk, in the 1970s, spawning the likes of Chris Wood and Oyster Band. She has been a morris dancer, run a molly dancing team and danced with the Albion Band. Kerry has been creating new work based on traditional material for many years and is Co-Artistic Director of the ground-breaking company Folk Dance Remixed, creating unique fusions between Folk and Hip Hop with live music She co-choreographs and performs with the band JigJaw – singing for dancing & dancing for singing, with Janet Russell, Rosie Davis & Frances Watt and her performance history includes: Broken Ankles – acclaimed Appalachian cloggers, The Stepback Project and The 4K Plot. She also co-choreographed & performed with Circa Compania – Karen Tweed’s music & dance ensemble, The Chase and Shaking the Tradition at Chisenhale Dance Space, London. And she has been a guest performer with Daughters of Elvin – Katy Marchant’s medieval music & masked dance theatre and Zoox as their foot percussionist. As well as running her own community dance workshops, she teaches at festivals & dance clubs all over the country, is a visiting lecturer on the folk music degree course at Newcastle University and for several years she has been a tutor on the Folkworks summer schools.
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