Qualifications

MA Movement: Directing and Teaching - Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (RCSSD) - 2017 to 2019

Certificate Contemporary Dance - London Contemporary Dance School - 2005 to 2006 

BA Hons Contemporary Dance - Middlesex University - 2002 to 2005

Certified Yin Yoga Teacher (Cert Yoga Alliance) - Biff Mithoefer - 2012

 

Professional Experience  

2021

  • Creator and choreographer - Boogie Booth. Commissioned by The Marlowe Theatre and Mercury Theatre.

  • Movement director – Bindlestick Theatre. Shakespeare’s Royal Company. Ramsgate Festival of Sound.

  • Dancer/Performer – Round In Circles Productions. Sparky Cat Club. Coventry UK City of Culture, Outdoor Spaces Unusual Places.

  • Movement director – Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists. ‘Til We Win. Birmingham Rep & Poole Lighthouse.

  • Creative participation producer – Extraordinary Bodies/Diverse City - Human. National tour of diverse-led circus. 

  • Movement director – Quietboy. SAD. Folkestone Quarterhouse.

 

2020

  • Inclusive dance facilitator – Inspiration Creative, Ramsgate. Online and in person dance for adults with learning disabilities.

  • Performer - Moving Labour. Margate Art School, Margate. 

  • Movement director – FLEX, Theatre Network Thanet (Looping The Loop), Ramsgate. Professional development - in-person and online workshops.

  • Movement director – Brigitte Aphrodite. The Gulbenkian, Canterbury.

  • Youth choreographer  - LIVE @ Trinity Laban. Laban Theatre. Collaborating with professional percussionist to create a piece for young students with autism

  • Regional expert in community dance – U Dance, London. Shortlisting panel for a national youth dance competition. Laban Theatre.

  • Movement director – Made From Love. Directed by Artistic Rebellion. Camden’s People’s Theatre.

  • Inclusive dance teacher - SLiDE. Open Season @ Fairfield halls, Croydon. Inclusive dance for adults with additional needs.

2019

  • Movement director - Welcome To Thebes. Directed by Filter Theatre, Oliver Dimsdale and Ferdy Roberts. Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (RCSSD)

  • Step Into Dance mentor - supporting the development of dance facilitators and assessing the quality of the Step Into Dance programme. Step Into Dance (Royal Academy of Dance).

  • Choreographer - Laban Theatre, U Dance platform. Choreographer for SLiDE inclusive dance company. Working with adults 18-30. Regular workshops for SLiDE community programme working with young adults with additional needs.

  • Inclusive & mainstream teacher - Step Into Dance (RAD). Until present.

2018

  • Movement director - Lost Empires, adapted by Bert Coules - RCSSD

  • Assistant movement director & dance captain - Beyond The Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers - Tower Of London, Historic Royal Palaces

  • Actor movement coach - BA Acting, intensive movement fundamentals. Mentored by Debbie Green - RCSSD

  • Actor movement coach - MA Acting for Screen, movement for actors. Mentored by Vanessa Ewan - RCSSD

  • Researcher - The Liberal Sheen of Inclusivity in Theatre: Questioning perceptions of disabled and non-disabled bodies within actor movement training - RCSSD

  • Dancer/ Actor - Bricolage Dance UK - The Place

  • Mentor to freelance dance facilitators - Step Into Dance (RAD)

2017

  • Dancer/ Actor - Bricolage Dance UK - Blue Elephant theatre.

  • Movement director - Women At War- Women and War Festival & Edinburgh Festival

  • Teacher - Dance West - Mainstream and inclusive dance teacher for young people and adults. 

2016

  • Dancer / Actor / Choreographer - I am not in Love - Salisbury Arts Centre

  • Dancer / Actor - Silent Scream by Amy Robinson - Chisenhale Dance Space

  • Dancer / Actor / Choreographer - I am not in Love - Resolution 2016 - The Place London

 

2015

  • Dancer / Actor / Choreographer - I am not in Love - Emerge 2015 - The Space, London

  • Teacher - Global Arts Organisation - Indian dance for the elderly - Until present

  • Yoga Teacher - reed.co.uk - Until present

  • Dancer / Actor / Choreographer - Holi Woman -  Resolution 2015 - The Place

 

2014

  • Yoga Teacher - London Buddhist Centre - London - Until 2016

  • Teacher - Parkour Dance - The “forever young” programme for 60+

  • Dancer - Parkour Dance - Lovebox Festival and Secret Garden Party (site specific)

2013

  • Dancer / Actor- Polaroid - Gary Clarke - Greenwich Dance Agency

  • Teacher/Choreographer - Royal Festival Hall - Step Live! Step Into Dance

2010

  • Assistant Dance Development Manager - Step Into Dance (RAD)  - Until 2013

  • Inclusive & mainstream Teacher - Step Into Dance (RAD) - Until present

 

2008

  • Teacher - AIR - Inclusive creative practice at Pendragon School (Humanities College status that caters for students with a range of additional needs)

 

2007

  • Yoga & Dance Teacher - Kickstep - Primary and secondary schools - Until 2010

  • Dance / Drama Teacher - Artis Education - Primary schools - Until 2010