Emma-Jane McHenry

Audio Description Specialist for Dance

Emma-Jane has been involved with Dance and Dance Education in Scotland for over 15 years. She trained in dance at Bretton Hall, specializing in choreography and collaborative approaches which has equipped her with the skills needed for her diverse career. Emma-Jane’s expertise has led her to the world of Audio description. As a trained Audio Describer for theatre, she has gone on to be one of the leading describers specializing in dance in the UK.. Since 2006 Emma-Jane has described regularly for Edinburgh International Festival, Scottish Ballet, Claire Cunningham, Caroline Bowditch, Joan Cleville Dance and Marc Brew Company.

In March 2018, in collaboration with choreographers Marc Brew and Bora Kim for their work 공•空•Zero: Restriction. Body, Time, Emma-Jane became the first Audio Describer to describe dance in the Republic of Korea. Having her work translated for the the first time also.