Claire studied classical ballet and contemporary dance at Arts Educational School, London. She has performed, choreographed, and taught in dance companies and schools for over 20 years in the UK, Europe, and the U.S. Companies include Re-Animators Dance Company (London), Springs Dance Company (London) and Redding Civic Dance Company (California). Claire has worked with many renowned Choreographers including Mark Baldwin (Ballet Rambert) and Wayne McGregor (Random Dance). Her choreography in Matters of the Heart received critical acclaim at the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She has also choreographed numerous musicals including Might Moses, Wizard of Oz, Pilgrim's Progress and most recently Christmas Carol, A Love Story for the Redding Civic Rep. She lives in Redding with her husband Fabiano, and her children, Bella and Joshua.