Rosie Kay is an engaging and entertaining speaker with experience in arts, academia and performance. Rosie has presented to government, the military, education, academic and arts audiences.

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Previous talking engagements

  • Choreographing Lived Experience: The Stories that Dancing Bodies Tell‘ with Dr Karin Eli and Rosie Kay, Leverhulme Artist in Residence, Departmental Seminar, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, Pitt Rivers Lecture Theatre.
  • March 12th 2013 University of Kingston 3rd year dance students, talk on ‘Surviving your career in Dance’
  • Presentation as Leverhulme Artist in Residence, University of Oxford, Dancin’ Oxford Conference, March 2013.
  • Speaker, Launch of the National Institute to Dance Medicine and Science, Royal Society of Medicine, May 2012, Dance UK
  • Artists and Communities– the artists perspective working with diverse communities. State of the Arts Conference, February 2012
  • How to survive in Dance– a guide to final year students’ presentation to 3rd year students at Kingston Upon Thames University, February 2012
  • 5 SOLDIERS and the Rayne Foundation Fellowship- How it Affected My Life and Work – presentation to the Rayne Foundation Board of Trustees, London, December 2011
  • 5 SOLDIERS- The Body is The Frontline- Embodying Soldier’s Physicality Through Research and Training and How this Approach Affected the Final Production and Audience Experience – Unit for Biocultural Variation, University of Oxford, November 2011
  • Panellist, What Next for Dance?’  The Artsdesk Debate, Dance’s Question Time, London, with Alistair Spalding, Arlene Phillips, Val Bourne, Tamara Rojo, Craig Hassall, Robert Noble and Caroline Miller, November 2011.
  • 5 SOLDIERS –A case study for Research Methodology for Choreographers York St John University, November 2011
  • Watching Dance: The Choreographers Perspective – the collaborative research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council called Watching Dance: Kinesthetic Empathy (, which involved the commissioning of a work by choreographer Rosie Kay, Dancin’ Oxford Conference, May 2010.