Our Partners

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Monika Lepistö

Italy Relations

Monika began her dance training at prestigious schools such as the Scuola del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and Accademia Nazionale di Danza and later perfected her skills at the English National Ballet School in London.

During her time in London, Monika worked with choreographers such as Derek Deane, Anthony Dowson, Mary Skeaping, Micheal Corder to name but a few, performing their works both in the UK and on international tours.

Monika later relocated back to her hometown and joined the Balletto di Roma, where she performed soloist roles in contemporary and neoclassical productions by choreographers Fabrizio Monteverde, Mario Piazza, Massimiliano Volpini, Itamar Serussi, Chris Haring, Alessandro Sciarroni, Milena Zullo and Paolo Mangiola.

Now a very successful freelancer, Monika was recently featured on Italian National TV channel Rai1 on Danza Con Me alongside international ballet star Roberto Bolle and many more notable artists. Prior to this, Monika performed with English National Ballet for their production of Cinderella by Christopher Wheeldon at the Royal Albert Hall and was invited by choreographer Johan Kobborg to perform alongside Sergei Polunin and Alina Cojocaru in his special production of Romeo&Giulietta at the Arena di Verona.

We are truly thrilled to have Monika as our Italy Relations partner, bringing her knowledge and experience to our team and enabling us to connect to the beautiful Italian scene.

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Galatia Savva

Cyprus Relations

Galatia is a Cypriot dancer and choreographer.

She graduated from Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London and since emerging on the dance scene she has had her fingers in many pies – from engagements with contemporary dance companies such as Watkins Dance and Tavaziva Dance Company in London, to ballet contracts with the National Ballet of Cyprus and the Balletto di Toscana in Florence.

Galatia has also worked on a great deal of commercial productions in the form on music videos, TV commercials and she was also part of a girl band!

Since relocating back to Cyprus is 2013, she has been busy creating choreographic work and tutoring Ballet, Contemporary and Commercial dance as well as being a resident choreographer and coach for the Lefkosia Youth Ballet Company, a no-profit organisation she is also the Vice President of.

Galatia has many passions extending beyond dance, including make-up and travel. She is a trained make-up and special effects artist and runs her own very successful travel website documenting her adventures around the world. Most recently, she conceived her own online travel show, in collaboration with the Deputy Ministry of Tourism in Cyprus.

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Rachel Ensor

Ireland Relations

Born in Dublin, Rachel is a wonderfully eclectic musical theatre performer and creative.

Her professional career both in London’s West End and abroad includes hit shows such as Phantom of the Opera, We Will Rock You, Cats, Bodyguard the Musical, West Side Story, Dirty Dancing, Phantom of the Opera and a few more!

While Rachel is a classically trained dancer who has performed with Cork City Ballet, her TV and screen career is also rather notable. This includes The Alan Titchmarsh Show (ITV), Children in Need (BBC), Sports Relief.

To add yet another string to her bow, in 2012 Rachel took part in the Olympic Opening Ceremony in London.

Rachel’s infallible eye and attention to detail is second to none and she is an incredibly valuable asset to Carte Blanche Production.

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Sup Dhanasunthorn

Scotland Relations

Originally from San Francisco, Sup trained at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City.

He moved to London after appearing in Miss Saigon, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Peter Pan and NBC’s Saturday Night Live. After touring Canada, the US and China with The Spirit of Christmas and Spirit of Broadway, Sup returned to London to launch his contemporary dance company, Embody with Marina Guarnieri.

For the past 5 years Sup has been creating dance, live and digital, in Scotland.

Other credits include Universal’s 47 Ronin, Olly Murs, Aida at the Royal Albert Hall, Strictly Come Dancing and the UK and European tour of Disney’s The Lion King. 

Choreography credits include: the opening of the Aquatics Centre for the 2012 London Olympics with Marina Guarnieri, Costa Victoria and Atlantica, Trophy Wife, Toni & Guy, Oxford College Ball, Phish Leong, and the UK and European tour of The Lion King.

Sup is the founder of the Hustle, the largest community of performing artists and creators in the UK and we are thrilled to benefit from his expert insight into the performing arts industry.

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JAM Deluxe

Creative Make-Up & Styling

Jam Deluxe are a London based company founded in 2011 by Jaysam Barbosa and Michael Szostek, offering a truly bespoke service of Hair Styling, Make-Up, Costume Design and Production as well as Photography for Fashion, Portrait, Events, Bridal, TV and Film.

Jaysam is a Central St. Martin’s College graduate. He has worked for various beauty brands such as Lancôme, MAC, By Terry and Marc Jacobs Beauty in the past decade including 5 years on the BAFTA red carpet. 

Michael is a qualified Hair Stylist from Poland and successfully works as a Freelancer. He brings his years of industry experience in photo-shoots and hair shows, to provide everything from classic looks to avant garde. Michael also demonstrates his resourcefulness by becoming a self-taught photo-retoucher for Jam Deluxe. 

As soon as Jaysam and Michael met, their combined skills became the formula of a great new venture. Influenced by their interests in the Arts, Fashion and Culture, they continue to challenge themselves to come up with new concepts and develop their skills as individuals and creatives.

We are truly thrilled to have Jaysam and Michael on board.

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Geronimo Boy

Technical Director

Geronimo Boy is a film director and photographer, brought up in a guitar shop on Denmark street.

Related to one of the first ‘travelling’ photographers in UK and the English mafia godfather of New York, Owney ‘Killer’ Madden. As a Film Director Geronimo has won multiple awards from LIA’s to Lovie Awards.

Geronimo was also brought up in a house of dancers, ballerinas and musicians which has drawn him to using dance as a regular go to theme in his work.

Geronimo is the founder of Thunderdance Film Festival and Jam Flicks Production House in London.

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Melanie Gail

Photographer

Melanie is a professional photographer and actress living in South East London.

What began as a hobby of taking pictures backstage swiftly became a thriving business of art, creativity and love for Melanie.

Her body of work includes actor portraits, live event photography, editorials, theatre show artwork, album covers, professional website packages and weddings.

Melanie’s versatility is an incredible asset to Carte Blanche Production as she is able to complement and truly capture the essence of any type of project we embark on.

Melanie composes beautiful images that are genuine works of art.

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Eight Ray Music

Live Music Management

Eight Ray Music have been creating truly memorable events for the world’s top venues, events and planners since 2011.

A journey which has seen their acts travel the globe, providing seamless live music experiences for celebrities, royalty and people who are passionate about incredible music.

Tirelessly creative, Eight Ray Music pride themselves on providing artists who inspire, engage and act with integrity; the type you can trust to deliver a musical experience crafted in your image.

With 8Ray Music, you get more than brilliant musicians. You also receive the support of an experienced logistics team who remove the headache from booking live music, allowing you to focus on the finer details.

Along this journey, 8Ray’s experience and industry relationships have led to the company’s involvement in the organisation of events and the creation of bespoke music.

We feel incredibly privileged to have partnered up with Eight Ray Music to be able to offer our clients a truly all-round entertainment solution for their Live Events.