Polly Bennett


Polly Bennett

Movement Director

For The Jamie Lloyd Company: Doctor Faustus (Duke of York’s), The Maids (Trafalgar Studios).

Theatre credits include: The Village (Stratford East); The Lehman Trilogy (National); As You Like It (Regents Park Open Air); Travesties (Menier, West End and Broadway); The Great Wave (National); Circle Mirror Transformation (Home); People, Places & Things (National, West End, UK Tour and off-Broadway); Touch (Soho); Don Juan in Soho (Wyndhams); Blush (Soho); Salome (RSC); Woyzeck (Old Vic); Junkyard (Bristol Old Vic); How My Light Is Spent, Streetcar Named Desire (Manchester Royal Exchange); My Country - a work in progress, (National and UK Tour); The Deep Blue Sea,Three Days in the Country (National); Pomona (National, Royal Exchange and Orange Tree); Henry V (Shanghai Dramatic Centre of Performing Arts); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Famous Victories of Henry V (RSC); Yen, Plaques and Tangles, hang (Royal Court); The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Birmingham Rep); The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (West Yorkshire Playhouse); A Mad World My Masters (RSC and UK Tour); The Angry Brigade (Bush), Dunsinane (National Theatre Scotland, US, Asia and UK tours); The King’s Speech (Chichester, Birmingham Rep and UK Tour); To Kill a Mockingbird (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); nut (National).  

Television credits include: The Crown Series 3 (Netflix); Killing Eve (Sky Arts); Urban Myths (Sky Arts); and Gareth Malone’s Best of British (BBC).

Film credits include: Bohemian Rhapsody (Movement Coach); The Little Stranger (Choreographer); Stan and Ollie (Assistant Choreographer).

Other: Assistant Movement Director on the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, Mass Cast Choreographer on the London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony and Mass Cast Choreographer on Sochi Winter Olympics Opening and Paralympic Ceremonies 2014. Polly is also co-founder of The Mono Box and is the Associate Movement Practitioner at the RSC.