Karen trained as a dancer, singer, actress and sports injury therapist. She worked as a professional performer for over thirty years.
Opera: at least fifty productions including: Glyndebourne ‘Orfeo Ed Euridice’, Royal Opera House ‘L’Africaine’, ‘Fidelio’, ‘Cunning Little Vixen’, ENO ‘Mikado’, “Queen of Spades’, and forty or more other productions, Garsington ‘Die Liebe der Danne’, New Sadlers Well Opera ‘HMS Pinafore’ as assistant choreographer and re-staging
Choreography: all styles/media from Disney to Shakespeare
Film/television: As actress, dancer, choreographer
Plays: including ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream,’ ‘Hans Christian Anderson’ ‘Blood Wedding’, ‘Full Circle’
Voiceovers, cabaret, photographic et al.
Most of her current work focuses on teaching, choreography, and roleplay (medical and corporate)