Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Polly Bennett

 
Polly Bennett Headshot
Bio:
POLLY BENNETT is a Movement Director and Choreographer working nationally and internationally. Education: MA in Movement, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Associate Movement Practitioner, Royal Shakespeare Company. Theatre: The National Theatre, Royal Court, The Old Vic and more. She worked ... (read complete bio)
 
Polly Bennett Headshot

Bio:
POLLY BENNETT is a Movement Director and Choreographer working nationally and internationally. Education: MA in Movement, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Associate Movement Practitioner, Royal Shakespeare Company. Theatre: The National Theatre, Royal Court, The Old Vic and more. She worked ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2021]
Movement
 
[West End, 2019]
Movement Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Movement Director
 
[West End, 2018]
Movement Director
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Movement
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Movement
 
[West End, 2017]
Movement
 
[West End, 2017]
Movement
 
[West End, 2017]
Movement
 
[West End, 2016] Cancelled
Movement

Photos

Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos
National Theatre
5th November 2019

By Inua Ellams aft Photo

Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos National Theatre 5th November 2019 By Inua Ellams after Checkov Director: Nadia Fall Set and Costume Designer :Katrina Lindsay Lighting Designer : Peter Mumford Sound Designer :Donato Wharton Movement Director : Polly Bennett Composer : Femi Temowo Music Director and Vocal Arranger :Michael Henry Staff Director : Moji Elufowoju Cast Ronke Adekouluejo Adedeji Adetayo Jonathan Ajayi Jude Akuwudike Tobi Bamtefa Peter Bankolé Anni Domingo Lola May Jerome Ngonadi Sarah Niles Ken Nwosu Racheal Ofori Joseph Ogeleka Nasa Ohalete Offue Okegbe Chloe Okora Sule Rimi Natalie Simpson Diana Yekinni ©The Other Richard

From: 
Date:
11/13/2019
Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos
National Theatre
5th November 2019

By Inua Ellams aft Photo

Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos National Theatre 5th November 2019 By Inua Ellams after Checkov Director: Nadia Fall Set and Costume Designer :Katrina Lindsay Lighting Designer : Peter Mumford Sound Designer :Donato Wharton Movement Director : Polly Bennett Composer : Femi Temowo Music Director and Vocal Arranger :Michael Henry Staff Director : Moji Elufowoju Cast Ronke Adekouluejo Adedeji Adetayo Jonathan Ajayi Jude Akuwudike Tobi Bamtefa Peter Bankolé Anni Domingo Lola May Jerome Ngonadi Sarah Niles Ken Nwosu Racheal Ofori Joseph Ogeleka Nasa Ohalete Offue Okegbe Chloe Okora Sule Rimi Natalie Simpson Diana Yekinni ©The Other Richard

From: 
Date:
11/13/2019
Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos
National Theatre
5th November 2019

By Inua Ellams aft Photo

Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos National Theatre 5th November 2019 By Inua Ellams after Checkov Director: Nadia Fall Set and Costume Designer :Katrina Lindsay Lighting Designer : Peter Mumford Sound Designer :Donato Wharton Movement Director : Polly Bennett Composer : Femi Temowo Music Director and Vocal Arranger :Michael Henry Staff Director : Moji Elufowoju Cast Ronke Adekouluejo Adedeji Adetayo Jonathan Ajayi Jude Akuwudike Tobi Bamtefa Peter Bankolé Anni Domingo Lola May Jerome Ngonadi Sarah Niles Ken Nwosu Racheal Ofori Joseph Ogeleka Nasa Ohalete Offue Okegbe Chloe Okora Sule Rimi Natalie Simpson Diana Yekinni ©The Other Richard

From: 
Date:
11/13/2019
Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos
National Theatre
5th November 2019

By Inua Ellams aft Photo

Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos National Theatre 5th November 2019 By Inua Ellams after Checkov Director: Nadia Fall Set and Costume Designer :Katrina Lindsay Lighting Designer : Peter Mumford Sound Designer :Donato Wharton Movement Director : Polly Bennett Composer : Femi Temowo Music Director and Vocal Arranger :Michael Henry Staff Director : Moji Elufowoju Cast Ronke Adekouluejo Adedeji Adetayo Jonathan Ajayi Jude Akuwudike Tobi Bamtefa Peter Bankolé Anni Domingo Lola May Jerome Ngonadi Sarah Niles Ken Nwosu Racheal Ofori Joseph Ogeleka Nasa Ohalete Offue Okegbe Chloe Okora Sule Rimi Natalie Simpson Diana Yekinni ©The Other Richard

From: 
Date:
11/13/2019
Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos
National Theatre
5th November 2019

By Inua Ellams aft Photo

Three Sisters Rehearsal Photos National Theatre 5th November 2019 By Inua Ellams after Checkov Director: Nadia Fall Set and Costume Designer :Katrina Lindsay Lighting Designer : Peter Mumford Sound Designer :Donato Wharton Movement Director : Polly Bennett Composer : Femi Temowo Music Director and Vocal Arranger :Michael Henry Staff Director : Moji Elufowoju Cast Ronke Adekouluejo Adedeji Adetayo Jonathan Ajayi Jude Akuwudike Tobi Bamtefa Peter Bankolé Anni Domingo Lola May Jerome Ngonadi Sarah Niles Ken Nwosu Racheal Ofori Joseph Ogeleka Nasa Ohalete Offue Okegbe Chloe Okora Sule Rimi Natalie Simpson Diana Yekinni ©The Other Richard

From: 
Date:
11/13/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2021]
Movement

[West End, 2019]
Movement Director

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Movement Director

[West End, 2018]
Movement Director

[Broadway, 2018]
Movement

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Movement

[West End, 2017]
Movement

[West End, 2017]
Movement

[West End, 2017]
Movement

[West End, 2016] Cancelled
Movement

Polly Bennett Biography

POLLY BENNETT is a Movement Director and Choreographer working nationally and internationally. Education: MA in Movement, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Associate Movement Practitioner, Royal Shakespeare Company. Theatre: The National Theatre, Royal Court, The Old Vic and more. She worked as a Choreographer for the Olympic Opening Ceremonies in London and Sochi. Currently, she is movement coaching actor Rami Malek, who is playing Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming film Bohemian Rhapsody.




Polly Bennett News

Peter Morgan's PATRIOTS to Transfer to the West End Photo Peter Morgan's PATRIOTS to Transfer to the West End
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 19, 2022

Peter Morgan's Patriots will transfer to the Noël Coward Theatre for a limited twelve-week run from 26 May to 19 August 2023

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Return to the West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre for Limited Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Return to the West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre for Limited Run in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022

The London return of the five-time Tony Award winning epic THE LEHMAN TRILOGY will play for a limited 17-week season at the Gillian Lynne Theatre from 24 January 2023, with an opening night set for 8 February.

Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National T Photo Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

The National Theatre has announced two further productions to be staged this winter, Shakespeare's Othello and Kerry Jackson a new play by April De Angelis, both going on sale to the public on 21 July.

CYRANO Starring James McAvoy Announces $10 Onstage Seating Photo CYRANO Starring James McAvoy Announces $10 Onstage Seating
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

Find out how to get $10 onstage tickets to Cyrano de Bergerac starring James McAvoy.

Photos: First Look at James McAvoy in CYRANO DE BERGERAC at BAM Photo Photos: First Look at James McAvoy in CYRANO DE BERGERAC at BAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will present Jamie Lloyd’s bold, Olivier-winning revival of Cyrano de Bergerac—written by Edmond Rostand and freely adapted by Martin Crimp—at the BAM Harvey Theater from Apr 5—May 22. Check out photos of James McAvoy on stage in Cyrano.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at  Center Theatre Group/Ahmans Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of 'The Lehman Trilogy' opened Sunday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. 'The Lehman Trilogy,' comes to Los Angeles direct from a run on Broadway and follows runs at London's National Theatre, the Park Avenue Armory, and in London's West End. This epic portrayal will play through April 6, 2022.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Opened This Weekend at The Ahmanson Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Opened This Weekend at The Ahmanson
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

Written by Stefano Massini, adapted by Olivier Award-nominated Ben Power and directed by multiple Olivier Award, Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, “The Lehman Trilogy,” comes to Los Angeles direct from a celebrated run on Broadway and follows sold-out runs at London's National Theatre, the Park Avenue Armory, and in London's West End.

£15 Rush Tickets Announced For CYRANO DE BERGERAC at Theatre Royal, Glasgow Photo £15 Rush Tickets Announced For CYRANO DE BERGERAC at Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

Theatre Royal, Glasgow has announced that under 30s, key workers and those receiving government benefits will be eligible to book £15 tickets for Cyrano de Bergerac starring James McAvoy, thanks to The Jamie Lloyd Company's 'Rush' ticket initiative. 

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Postponed at American Conservatory Theatre Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Postponed at American Conservatory Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 2, 2022

The San Francisco engagement of the acclaimed play The Lehman Trilogy has been postponed at American Conservatory Theater.

First Cyrano Rush £15 Tickets Released Today at 12pm For the Jamie Lloyd Company's C Photo First Cyrano Rush £15 Tickets Released Today at 12pm For the Jamie Lloyd Company's CYRANO DE BERGERAC
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2022

The first Cyrano Rush £15 tickets are released at 12pm today, Monday 24 January, for The Jamie Lloyd Company's critically acclaimed, Olivier Award-winning production of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, freely adapted by Martin Crimp, directed by Jamie Lloyd, and starring James McAvoy.