Jeanefer Jean-Charles MBE is a globally respected Creative Director and Producer with over 20 years’ experience, specialising in large-scale performances, opening ceremonies, stadium events, outdoor spectacles, carnivals, and parades.
Her work has taken her to over 21 countries and has gone down in the Guinness Book of Records. Her unique creative process brings to life the talents, strengths, and shared stories of local communities and artists in inspiring and unforgettable ways.
As a leading authority in mass movement and public engagement, Jeanefer creatively harnesses dance and movement for the empowerment of individuals and is passionate about ensuring overlooked communities are made visible.
Jeanefer’s company Jeanefer Jean-Charles & Associates are industry leaders in developing, directing, and delivering creative responses for large-scale events.
For over 20 years they have designed and delivered artistic solutions for some of the world’s most iconic events including a section for the Queens Platinum Jubilee Pageant, the Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace, all four of the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremonies, The F.A. Cup Final 2016 Opening Ceremony at Wembley, and the first-ever Big Dance – which broke a world record.
Jeanefer’s career began working across theatre, dance, television, and film, including as Co-Artistic Director of her company Bullies Ballerinas Jazz Productions, touring nationally and internationally.
Today Jeanefer is the Creative Director of Jeanefer Jean-Charles & Associates, with over 20 years of experience devising, creating, facilitating, and directing dance and movement for performance.