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Trained:  Swindon Dance, London Contemporary Dance School & California Institute Of The Arts

Skills: Choreography &  Direction, Dance – Contemporary, Tap, Cabaret, Flamenco,  Improvisation, Acting, Singing, Stilt Walking & Comparing.

 

Direction and Choreography Experience

 

Dance Theatre.

 

2008

Currently choreographing for Sparks, grand finale at Shepherds Bush Empire, of 21 date tour of U.K

 

Mr. Wippy & The Conette’s, a Curious Company production, funded by The Arts Council. Touring 1940’s Ice Cream Van Cabaret shows.

 

Youth dance company creation for Dance South Gloucestershire. ‘ Whatever you want it to be “

 

2007

Choreography  in collaboration with the company ' I am here'  for integrated Dance Company Velcro, Gloucestershire Dance.

 

Textiles in Performance, a collaboration with Studio Seven. A major site specific event at Woodchester Mansion & Quenington sculpture garden. Funded by The Arts Council.                  

 

Up-Side-Down is a duet  made in collaboration with Catalan dancer and creator Emma Teixidor.Supported by Swindon Dance ( NDA ) and Roses Theatre, Girona. performed in the U.K and in Spain.

 

2006

Head over Heels a solo commissioned by Gloucestershire Dance performed at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre and a variety of dance festivals including The Big Dance for the BBC & Arts Council, Open Space at Siobhan Davies studios.

 

Co devised and choreographed A Lot Of Nerve ‘Martha & Arthur’ The Spice Festival

Hackney Empire, London run at Hoxton Hall.

 

2004-2005

Choreographed "Lost" for Semi-Finals of The Place Prize 2004, Britains new major choreography award, London.

 

Directed and Choreographed  “Limelight & Lunacy” performed at the Robin Howard

Dance Theatre, Chats Palace Arts, Centre, Oxford House, Ludlow Assembly Rooms.

 

Choreographed and directed "Better Red Than Dead " performed at the Robin Howard Dance Theatre, Chats Palace Arts Centre, Oxford House in London and Ludlow Assembly Rooms & Swindon Dance.

 

Dance Films  

Losing it!  Marie-Louise & Sara Weynona

 

Education Choreography includes. Teaching C.V available on request  

Creation for Dance South Gloucestershire.‘ Whatever you want it to be' To be performed at Youth Dance England amoung other festivals.

Moon-Cheese a specially commissioned piece for SYDC. Swindon Dance, National Dance Agency, made to be a curtain raiser for professional visiting companies, and for the Ten year celebration gala for SYDC.

Oliver Twist, Roses Youth Theatre Company.

Tewkesbury & Cheltenham Youth Dance, commission dance peice titled, dream walks.

L’ouverture, choreography projects, including The Bag Lady, performed over 5 nights at  Goldsmiths Theatre, London.

Rise Phoenix Big Friendly Giant tour Macedonia refugee camps, Unicef.

 

Cabaret and commercial choreography includes. Most recent first.

 

Currently choreographing a new Curious Company production, funded by The Arts Council. Touring 1940’s Ice Cream Van Cabaret show.

The Tapioca Girls tap show. London & international events.

Co-devised and co-choreographed Martha & Arthur performances include, Duckie, Hip HIp, Finger in the pie, Volupte lounge, The HUB cabaret and other louche London nightspots. Plus guest artists with Lorraine Bowen at “Lullaby” The Circus Space & "On The Piste” Croydon Clock tower.

Choreography in collaboration with Indigo moon shadow theatre, launch for Valentino perfume.Uk & France.

Choreographed Mary -Lou Revue 1950's Hollywood show for London & International cabaret events.

Choreographed "Frankincense and Myrrh" circus show for the Big Top, Glastonbury

IVCA Awards opening of the award ceremony at Grosvenor Hotel London.

Choreographed TIE musical "Inner City Dreams" Director Derek Newark. London tour.

 

Dance and Physical Theatre Performing Experience includes

2004 - 2008  

Dancer in own productions.

 

2007

A Shunt event - The Awkward Project - Produced by Serena Bobowski ( Shunt ) London

 

2006 - 2008

Velcro Dance Company, integrated dance company with Choreography by international choreographers including Yael Flexer.

 

2006

Dancer for Dance Camera Film,Swindon Dance. With selected choreographers Curated by Yeal Flexer, Peter Anderson and Nick Sandiland.

 

Tall Order (TIE ) Freeze frame directed by Asher Levin. Art in performance

Picasso, Degas & Hopper.

 

2005 - 2008

Inkientes ell, and Donnes El paller, Director Emma Teixidor Girona, Spain.

 

 

1997-2004  

 Seven Sisters group directed by Susanne Thomas. Including shows “Trainstaion”, “Salome”, “Double Take”  “Concrete” Ballroom and others.

 

2002

Hattie Worboys Dance Theatre in "Nells Resume" at The Curtain Theatre, Toynbee Studios & Plastic People, London.

 

2001

The Ubermarrionette - Installation Magic Show, The Garage theatre. Visual artist Aura Satz

 

1999-2002 - The Gentle People, touring Russia, Amsterdam, Spain & London's Royal Festival Hall.

 

1994-1998 - contrived & exaggerated Dancer / creative collaborator.  Directed by Robert Cook Included London & regional tours of “Liquid Showgirl” and “Cabaret of Cruelty”. Performances & collaborations at Multi Media events with bands & DJs inc, The Big Chill commissions, Glastonbury festival, The ICA, Club Indigo, & more.

 

Cabaret & Commercial Performance includes

The Mary-Lou Revue, London and international performances. The French Kicks can can troupe,  Curious Company's Alice in Alice in Wonderland. Martha & Arthur. Sparks"Lil Bethoven" tour. Jarvis Cocker live. Sensation Sisters Watch This Space at National Theatre, London. Hula Honeys with The Bikini Beach Band London & international performances.

Star Cruises, Asia. Mr Spoons & the spoonettes Saturday night live LWT. Regular performer for entertainment companies including Pik’n’Mix, Bolli Darling,  Curious Company, Hatstand Circus, The Bees Knees, Divine Company.

 

Drama Experience Includes

1999-2004

 

Short Films includes Julie in Shirty directed by Jim Richardson & Dez Grey.

A Choreographer” in Verve, Loft Film Productions, directed by Gian Luca. The mother in A certain kind of anger, directed by Robert Cook. Nikita, interactive video for Sony. Directed by Stuart Aitkin.  Picnic Girl, The Bonnie Flatteners, and The Benders, directed by Steve Evans. A Prophet, Almitras Question, Otto Films, directed by Michael Parfitt

 

Commercials, French Performance Artiste in FreeServe commercial, M&C Saatchi, directed by Ian Schiagaluga. Automobiles Anominous, The Academy Commercials, directed by James Griffiths. Nissan Advert, directed by Paul Weyland Films, Jeff Thomas. Crazy Woman Iceland Commercial, directed by Arded Sutherland Dodd, Andy Downer.

 

Theatre Paula in the Positive Hour, Wimbledon Studio Theatre, directed by Andrew Tidmarsh Hannah in Fair Trade, Jacksons Lane Theatre, directed by Andrew Tidmarsh

 

Radio Velvet Cabaret, The Benders/ BBC Scotland, directed by Steve Evans. Country Girl in Rural Hobbies, The Benders/BBC Choice Radio,

 

 

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