Biography

 

Gail Sneddon is an award-winning Moray based artist who makes performance work that brings an immersive and sensorial experience to the audience through the orchestration and design of different strands of artistic practice including dance, video, sound and space. Gail graduated from Trinity Laban Conservetoire in 1997 and has performed for companies such as Nigel Charnock, Athina Vahla and Ersatz. In 2002, she completed an MA in Scenography at Central St Martins College of Art and Design. 

 

In 2012 Gail worked with Claire Cunningham as Mentor on 12 for Candoco Dance Company and as Co-director and video artist for Menage a Trois in partnership with National Theatre Scotland which toured internationally. Gail received at CATS award (Critics Award In Scotland) in recognition for her visual concept and video work for Menage A Trois alongside the creative team.

 

Growing up in Lanarkshire, she has a strong sense of the importance of empowering communities through art. In 2013-18 Gail was Dance Development Officer at The Beacon Arts Centre and during this time, as well as programming and working with professional companies and dance artists, she devised work with non-performers from children, teenagers and senior participants who each brought their own language and stories to the stage. 

 

Most recently, Gail worked as movement director and video designer on Interference directed by Cora Bissett, a National Theatre Scotland production. She is currently Dance Development Officer and a DNA artist (Dance North Associate Artist) with Dance North Scotland