I am a Movement Artist and Choreographer - passionate about engaging with Scottish indoor and outdoor landscapes through movement.
Now, my movement vocabulary develops with a timely emphasis and growing focus on the future of our relationships to our Scottish landscapes - casting urgent eyes on the importance of our interwoven relationship of the human condition to these landscapes.
Journeying from the indoors, to the wild and inspirational landscapes of Scotland – there is a clear purpose in my work - to offer a new perspective on our interwoven relationship to these wild landscapes - with a fresh, curious perspective. Through the expression of the moving and engagingly present body, comes a stark clarity of a united need of moving forward with our relationship to nature.
My work aims to capture the viewer's attention by engaging with Scottish landscapes, familiar or unfamiliar - that seeks to build this much needed focus and reconnection, with this encouraging familiarity of these Scottish landscapes or seeing them anew.
My passion to create the space for people to be invited back to the wild, raw nature of the outdoors.
Previous work has explored the nature of various relationships we encounter in life and our changing mental and physical landscapes using highly thought out symbolism - translating the voices that need to be heard - listening and creating through sensitive and confronting storytelling.
Nominated for The Skinny- Creative Artist Award 2015 Rhythmic Structure / Pig Rock Bothy - The Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
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MSc Theatre and Performance Studies - University of Edinburgh
BA Hons Dance Artist - Performing Arts Studio Scotland
2019 WOMEN IV ed. GERDA TARO – ART, WAR AND REBELLION MOA Exhibition Eboli, Italy.
2016/19 The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - Junior Dance Theatre, Musical Theatre, Cabaret and Company Scenes
2019 Paines Plough and Monobox - Movement Director sharing with Polly Bennett
2019 Clash Festival – Dance Theatre and Musical Theatre programmes - The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2018 Year of the Young People Clash Festival – Dance Theatre and Junior Cabaret - The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland –
2018 WOMEN collaboration with pianist Keesia and visual artist Rebecca Ferguson as part of Women’s Week – Movement Director
2017 London Road – Dir Philip Howard and EJ Boyle
2017 Ghosts of the Citadel, Hidden Door Festival, Leith Theatre, Edinburgh Interrobang collaboration
2016/17 Junior Contemporary and Contemporary Performance Practice showcase The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2015 Babel International Theatre Festival “Once this is all over we still have to clear up”.
2015 Rhythmic Structure - Nominated for The Skinny Creative Artist Award The Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
2015 May I please leave the table? Performing Arts Studio Scotland
2015 Ode a ma mere - Edinburgh Festival Theatre Studio
2014 Pillow Talks - Performing Arts Studio Centre
2013 Exploritis by Olga Kay choreography Assistant Choreographer
2013 I AM HERE in association with the Patrick Wild Centre for Research into Fragile X and Autism - Performing Arts Studio Centre