Joanna Jeffries

Lady Madeline Usher House (dancer)

Jo was born in Edinburgh. She gained a BA Hons in Performing Arts at
the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and has worked with acclaimed choreographers including Ian Spink, Filip Van Huffel, Janis Claxton, Frank McConnell, Alan Greig and Angus Balbernie. Jo has performed with Scottish Opera, the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Geneva Opera House and Welsh National Opera. She has worked as dance captain and movement consultant on revivals of David McVicar’s production of La traviata at WNO (2012, 2014). Jo also plays traditional Scottish fiddle, is a ceilidh caller and is one of the pioneers of the Adventure Folk movement in Scotland.