Omari 'Motion' Carter

Omari 'Motion' Carter

Creative Director, Choreographer

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced

Omari ‘Motion’ Carter has been practicing the art of screendance with screendance production company, The Motion Dance Collective, of which he founded in 2011. His work revolves around combining hip-hop dance influences with contemporary choreographic processes to result in the purposeful orchestration of: the movement of the camera, the movement in front of the camera and the movement of the edit, bringing fresh new screendance work to fruition. A first class honours degree in BA Performing Arts led Omari to perform for 6 years in the West End and international touring productions of 'Stomp!'. Currently Omari is about to begin a Masters Degree in Screendance at London Contemporary Dance School alongside becoming a guest lecturer for the BA (Hons) Dance: Urban Practice Degree (University of East London) in their Rethinking Choreography: Bodies, sites and digital spaces module, in 2018/19.

Work History

Associate Movement Director - London International Gospel Choir

Feb 2017 - Dec 2017

Performer/Dancer - STOMP!

Sep 2011 - Sep 2017

Choreographer of Montage Youth Dance Company - Montage Theatre Arts

Feb 2015 - Jul 2017

Filmmaker - BCTV (Breakin' Convention Television)

Nov 2013 - Dec 2015

Choreographer and Dance Teacher - Young Actors Theatre Islington

Jun 2006 - Dec 2008

Education

Performing Arts - 1st Class Honours, Bachelor's Degree - London Metropolitan University

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011

Skills

  • Adobe PremierePro
  • Apple Final Cut X PRO
  • Video Editing
  • Audio Editing
  • Camera Operating
  • Choreography
  • Cinematographer
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Dance
  • Dancer Portfolios
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Directing
  • Logic Pro
  • Poetry
  • Showreel
  • Teaching

Network