Production Team



Artistic Director & CEO – Karen Pilkington-Miksa

Company Manager & Ballet Mistress – Daniela Cardim

Ballet Mistress – Jessica Edgley

Company Administrator – Christine Cant

Director of Development – Fern Potter


Andrew Ellis

Lighting Designer

Andrew trained at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and designs lighting for ballet, musical theatre, contemporary dance, TV and drama. His work has been seen internationally across Europe, Australia and North America, as well as at venues across the UK.

Lighting Design: “Eugenius” (London Palladium), “Seasons of Larson” (Lyric Theatre), “Him” (Royal Festival Hall and national tour), Jose Agudo’s “Ten” for Ace Dance and Music (National Tour), “Re>Generation” for Masters Performing Arts (Shaw Theatre), “Golden Gala” for Urdang Academy (Hackney Empire), “Encore” for Tring Park School for the Performing Arts (UK Tour), “Redhead” for London School of Musical Theatre (Bridewell), “Kama Sutra” for BalletBoyz (Sky Arts), “Bring it On” & “A Man of No Importance” for Urdang Academy (Pleasance), “Murmur” for Aakash Odedra Company (Linbury and international tour), English National Ballet’s Choreographics (Barbican), Constella Ballet & Orchestra (Lilian Baylis), English National Ballet School (New Wimbledon Theatre), Hertfordshire Schools Music Gala (Royal Albert Hall), “Kreutzer Sonata” for New English Ballet Theatre (Linbury Theatre), “Void” and “Alpha” for Balletboyz (Sadler’s Wells, New York City Centre and international tour, “Celtic Journey” (Marlowe Theatre).

Relights: Michael Hulls’ “Vespertine” for Atlanta Ballet and Nice Ballet and “Torsion”, “Fallen” and “Serpent” in Europe, Australia and North America, Jackie Shemesh’s “The Murmuring” and Natasha Chivers’ “Mesmerics” (all for BalletBoyz), Chris Davey’s “Mary Shelley” for Shared Experience (UK Tour) and Adam Carree’s “kith/kin” for Company Chameleon (The Place and danSAT festival in Barcelona).

Andrew Ellis

Andrew Ellis