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

Musicals :West End and tours including: Palladium ‘Showboat’, Barbican ‘Wizard of Oz’, Victoria Palace ‘Brigadoon’, Aldwych ‘Annie Get your Gun’, also tours “Cabaret’, ‘My Fair Lady’

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'