Contemporary and Choreography
Taira worked as a professional dancer for over 10 years she performed in the original cast of we will rock you at The Dominion Theatre as well as Chicago, Grease (Cha Cha ), Fame, The snowman, Royal Variety show, Queen’s Jubilee, Party in the Park & Michael Parkinson, working with some of the best choreographers such as Arlene Philips, Robert North, Janet Smith and Sheron Wray.
Taira has also worked with various contemporary dance companies including ‘Janet Smith Dance Co & Jazz Xchange Music & Dance Co with performances at The Royal Opera House & Riverside Studios. During her time with these companies she was also creating choreography within the pieces.
Choreography Credits include: short film ‘UNDO’ which premiered at The san Francisco dance film festival and the New York ‘Dance for camera’ festival , Jack & The Beanstalk (Aylesbury civic ) , Jack & the Beanstalk , (Pomegranate Theatre Chesterfield ), Beauty & the Beast (Pomegranate Theatre Chesterfield) ,Paul Holman Associates . Dick Whittington ( RiverFront Newport ) Jack & the Beanstalk ( Newark) , Cinderella (Riverfront Newport) Hiss & Boo . Music video for ‘The Flutes’ for their single ‘What is Love’. ‘In the light of the stars’ for Will cookson.. ‘The Soloist’ at Move it 2014 Olympia, ‘The Distance Between Us, Move It 2015 Olympia. ‘Game Of Thrones ‘ Move it’ Excel 2017.
Choreographer for ‘Bikini Ballet’ Ident 2011.
Dance Performance project , University of Cumbria 2013, Performance Project , Creative Academy 2016 , The Curve.
Cabaret, Elgiva Theatre, Hot Mikado , Elgiva Theatre, Spring Awakening Elgiva Theatre .
Taira is founder and artistic director of contemporary dance company ‘HINGED’ . The company have performed in short film ‘Carly’s Exit ,The Place in 2011 & 2012 as part of ‘Resolution’ . In 2014 ‘HINGED’ completed their phase of R&D funded by the arts council for their project ‘Prisoner 466’ which was also shown at ‘The House Of Lords’
2016 Commercial piece for ‘Greenland investment company ’ in Shanghai