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EDUCATION

2002 MA Scenography, Central Saint Martins College of Art And Design, London.

1997 BA Dance Theatre, The Laban Centre For Movement and Dance, London.

1994 Foundation Course in Dance Theatre, Dundee College.

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

2023 Executive Producer for Barrowland Ballet  (maternity cover).

2022 Director and Choreographer of 'Savage', performed at Findhorn Bay Festival and Rise Festival. 

March - May 2022 Company Manager for 'Threaded Fine' by Rosemary Lee.

2018 - 2022  Artistic Director for Dance North Youth Company.

 

2018 - 2021 Dance Development Officer for Dance North Scotland.

 

2019 Movement Director and Video Designer for 'Interference', a National Theatre of Scotland production directed by Cora Bissett.   

2013 - 2018 Dance Development Officer for the Beacon Arts Centre.

2012 - 2013 Co-Director, Choreographer and Video Artist for 'Menage A Trois' by Claire Cunningham in partnership with the National Theatre of Scotland. Part of Made in Scotland 2013 and part of British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2013. 

2012 Assistant Director and Mentor for '12' by Claire Cunningham, commissioned by Candoco Dance Company. 

WORKSHOPS AND TEACHING

 

My teaching experience began whilst working as a performer with touring companies such as Nigel Charnock, Athina Vahla, Ersatz Dance. I have since been a guest lecturer at West College, Scotland, University of the West of Scotland, Birkbeck College London, Trinity Laban Conservatoire, East Lothian Council, Glasgow City Council and the International Student Drama Festival to name a few.

 

FILM WORK AND INSTALLATIONS

 

2006 Writer, Director and Producer of 'The Fall of Adam'.  Premiered in May 2006 at Brighton Film Festival, shown at 17 festivals worldwide. Commissioned by South East Dance Agency and Arts Council England.

2005 Writer, Director and Producer of 'Explosion', funded by Arts Council England.

 

2003 'The Windows Were Walled'. In collaboration with choreographer Athina Vahla, as part of London’s Open House, Arts Council England Commission.

2002 - 2003 'Project Preservation'. Live events and exhibitions in various venues in London, including the Truman Breweries Arts Council England Commission. 

CHOREOGRAPHY

2008 Naach Theatre Company Wild Turkey. 

 

2007 The Fastest Clock In The Universe.

 

2004 The Maids.

 

2003 Miss Julie. 

 

PERFORMER / DANCER

 

I have been employed as a professional dancer from 1997 – 2001 for Nigel Charnok, Athena Vahla, Ersatz Dance.

 

AWARDS

2019  ‘Interference‘ nominated for a CATS (Critic’s Award for Theatre in Scotland) for Best Technical Presentation.

2010 Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) for best design for 'Menage A Trois'.

 

2006 The Brighton Film Festival Dance for Screen Award for 'The Fall of Adam'.

Brooklyn International Film Festival, New York (shortlisted for Experimental Short Film Award)

 

Scholarship for training at the Trinity Laban Centre For Movement and Dance

RESIDENCIES

 

Dance North Scotland 
 

Chisenhale Dance 
 

The Centre for Contemporary Art (Glasgow)
 

The Laban Centre 
 

The Greenwich Dance Agency
 

 

 

 

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