Ricky Jinks is a British choreographer, teacher and founder of international dance community Company Jinks. Known for his thought-provoking and emotionally authentic creativity...
...Ricky hopes to positively impact the world through movement. Using his methods, he aims to make impactful change and inspire everyone that he works with to mindfully lead with love and authenticity. Known for his versatility within his creativity, Ricky is able to create for a huge range of clients and their creative dreams. He is grateful to share the wonders and wisdom of movement and our bodies with so many people - committing to his small part in the collective mission of healing each other and the world one step at a time.
Ricky is known for his versatility within his choreographic work - being able to create material from live theatre and immersive shows to music videos, television performances, live tours and fashion. Prioritising the love that is in the project and the magic of the process, Ricky is adaptable to all sectors of the industry. As well as over a decade of experience in the dance industry, Ricky is also trained in many spiritual modalities and weaves these into this work where appropriate. He has choreographed and/or directed movement for music artists such as Rita Ora, Matthew Morrison, Pixie Lott, Digital Farm Animals, Denis Coleman, Oti Mabuse, AJ Pritchard and Lois Rae Smith and has choreographed for many companies including Adidas, Good Morning America, Breitling, Stella McCartney, UEFA Champions League Final, Kiss FM and New York/London fashion week. He choreographed Iain Woods' 'Populism' show at Tate Britain as part of Tate Late's (Mark Leckey's exhibition). Ricky creates short pieces and full-length shows on dance companies and academies. His awards include Group Choreographer of the Year at the 2019 UK Dance Awards for his work on BBC's 'The Greatest Dancer', he was a finalist at the 2018 Capezio Ace Awards in New York and was recently nominated for 3 more awards in 2022 and 2023 for his Company Jinks work. For choreography enquires - email here.
Ricky is a highly sought-after teacher on the international dance-circuit and has been teaching all over the globe for a decade, believing that the influence we have as teachers is more important and impactful than most think - a path that requires mindfulness and compassion. More than just teaching steps, Ricky feels grateful in sharing this art form with different cultures and allowing students to connect to a deeper understanding of themselves and their mind/body/spirit connection. Bringing more than just choreography in to the space, Ricky caters to each job specifically - adding meditation, energy work, technique, yoga, improvisation, camera/stage work and many other relatable practice if needed. Some countries Ricky has delivered workshops in include Australia, Dubai, Iceland, Germany, Israel, Canada, China, Italy and Poland, teaching at many world-renowned dance camps including TD Italy, Movemeant Journey and HDI Dance Camp. For any teaching requests - email here.