Sharol Mackenzie 

Sharol’s first experience of dance was in her birthplace Swaziland. Moving to England in 2005, she soon obtained a place with Swindon Dance CAT scheme and later joined Na- tional Youth Dance Company in 2012.

Her contemporary dance training progressed and she graduated from Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance with a first- class honours degree in 2017. Upon graduat- ing from Rambert she worked on short projects with Arielle Smith Dance, Richard Chappell and Mark Bruce before joining VERVE, the Postgraduate Performance Company of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (2017-2018). With whom she performed works by Matthew Robinson, Lenka Vagnerova, Hannes Langolf and Sita Ostheimer on a Na- tional and European tour.

Since finishing VERVE Sharol has toured nationally in  Matthew Bournes: Romeo and Juliet and Mark Bruce Com- pany’s: Return to Heaven.

Sharol has collaborated with of RCD since 2017, performing in tours of At the end we begin (2018-19) and as an original cast member of  Still Touch (2017-19).  In 2020, Sharol featured in RCD's film Present With Me.

Will Thompson

Will Thompson was born in 1994 in South-East London. After being introduced to dance during his first few years at secondary school, his training began on the Trinity Laban CAT scheme while also being part of Shoreditch Youth Dance. After two years Thompson went on to Rambert School, receiving a BA HONS in 2016.

Since, his work within theatre and dance has expanded across both stage and film. Thompson has worked with and performed in creations by Hannes Langolf, INNE|Iván Pérez, Johannes Wieland, Maciej Kuźmiński, Maxine Doyle, Russell Maliphant and Xie Xin amongst other directors, choreographers and collaborators.

In 2015, Will took part in RCD's film research 'Moments in 360' and is joining the ensemble for the research and development of 'Infinite Ways Home' this year.

Faye Stoeser

Faye Stoeser is a contemporary dancer based in London and trained at London Studio centre where she received First Class Honors Degree. She recently attained a First for her Masters with Rambert2. During Rambert 2, Faye worked with choreographers such as Benoit Swan Pouffer and Ohad Naharin and continues to work with Rambert as a guest artist. Faye is currently freelancing working with Richard Chappell Dance, Agudo Dance Company as well as working commercially with credits including Toyota, Vogue Italia, Selfridges, and Adobe. 

Alongside Faye's career in contemporary dance, she participates in the Ballroom Scene where she specialises in New Way Voguing. She has gained international recognition, winning many prizes, teaching and judging around the world as well as receiving the title of Princess of the Iconic House of Revlon.  

Faye has been a close collaborator of RCD since 2017, performing as an original cast member in At the end we begin (2017) and As Above, So Below (2019). In 2020, Faye joined the cast of Still Touch

Tia  Hockey

Tia was born and raised in Cairns, Australia. She later completed a Bachelor of Dance at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, where she also achieved the RAD Solo Seal Award. Since moving to London in 2016 she has worked with Alexander Whitley Dance Company, James Cousins Company, Richard Chappell Dance and Gandini Juggling.

As Dancer and Assistant to Choreographer with Alexander Whitley, Tia has performed at Sadler's Wells, The Royal Opera House and toured internationally in new creations including 8 Minutes, Noumena, Strange StrangerSpring (with Gandini Juggling), Between Two Fires and Overflow. Such works have involved collaborations with science, motion capture, virtual reality, architecture and juggling. Tia also worked with Hessisches Staatsballett as Choreographer's Assistant for Alexander's new creation, The Butterfly Effect. With James Cousins Company, she has joined creations, lead GCSE workshops for Within Her Eyes and performed underwater for Immersion, a film by Zena Holloway. 

As a freelancing artist she has been involved in a range of other experimental and commercial projects and performed in independent and feature films. Tia first collaborated with Richard Chappell for the creation of a duet with Robert Robinson for BalletWorks, and is now working with the company for the creation of Infinite Ways Home.  

Joey Barton

Joey was born and raised in London and started his training at Laban CAT and Shoreditch Youth Dance when he was 13. From there he was given opportunities to pursue his career by performing and teaching across the UK and touring in both Japan and Sweden before starting professional training. Joey graduated with a BA (Hons) from Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary dance and also trained at London Contemporary Dance School for his Foundation. Alongside his training, he has been fortunate to work with companies such as Matthew Bournes New Adventures, Balletboyz, John Ross and Arielle Smith and won multiple awards in Hannover Germany Choreography Competition with Connor Scott.

Joey was a dancer in the Balletboyz company where he worked with among others Christopher Wheeldon, Ivan Perez,  Maxine Doyle and Xie Xin and unfortunately during the Balletboyz Deluxe tour the start of the pandemic cut short its completion. 

Joey has been fortunate to be able to continue his exploration and learning of dance during these uncertain times working with companies such as Daniel Lukehurst's Various Creations and Corey Baker Dance.

Joey will be joining RCD on the ensemble's new creation 'Infinite Ways Home'.