Cast

Claudia Errico

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 Claudia is an Italian stage director, choreographer, actress and performer. Her recent relevant work include: Director and solo performer in DARE a dance theatre piece with live music, shown at So & So On Festival; Actress in Feature Film PASSING CLOUDS, Rebel without crew Films; Lead actress in THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA directed by Steve Green for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014. She also works as an Associate Producer at London Room Escape Adventures an Interactive Theatre/Team Building Company. www.e-talenta.eu/members/profile/claudia-errico   Spotlight.com/5012-0199-6769

Bridget Lappin

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Originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, Bridget graduated from London Contemporary Dance with a First Class BA Hons degree. She has performed as a guest with the Richard Alston Dance Company (Ceremony of Carols, 2012), with Bern Ballett under the direction of Cathy Marston, and a number of independent choreographers both in Nova Scotia and the UK. Her own choreographic work, primarily in the form of self-choreographed solos, has been performed in the UK and abroad. Having recently completed her Masters from LCDS, Bridget is currently dancing with Avant Garde Dance Company and Joanna Kalm.

Samantha McCormick

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Sam is an independent dance artist working within dance education/facilitation and film. She has recently founded her own dance education company, Imagine Discover Dance, and also works as an Associate Artist for English National Ballet, leading workshops within schools and theatres across the U.K. She has a passionate interest in the relationship between dance and health and wellbeing and is greatly influenced by her ongoing research into somatic practice. Sam regularly works with a wide range of people, including young people, adults and children with special needs. Her work within film has seen a number of collaboration projects, including working with dance artist Elise Nuding, the collective HAL, and designer Emma Robinson. This work has been presented in the UK and abroad, most recently at Stockholm Festival Fringe (STOFF). Sam holds an M.A. in Contemporary Dance from London Contemporary Dance School.

Sofie Narbed

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Sofie is a geographer with a passionate interest in dance, particularly improvisation. She recently lived in Quito, Ecuador, where she had the privilege of thinking, exploring, and practising dance in both theatre and unconventional spaces with a wide range of artists including Wilson Pico, Klever Viera, Sofía Barriga, and Tamia Guayasamin. She also studied and organised events in Afroecuadorian dance in the city. She holds an MA in Cultural Geography from Royal Holloway, University of London, and is currently writing a PhD about the geographies of contemporary dance practice in Quito.

Eleni Papaiannou

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Eleni completed her undergraduate studies at London Contemporary Dance School. She has since worked professionally with various choreographers and artists such as Luca Silvestrini (Protein Dance), Richard Alston, Sophie Nuezel and Marie Forbes, Anders Duckworth, Daniel Persson (Humanah Productions) and Amy Swalwell (Froghouse Dance Company). Eleni enjoys teaching dance and movement classes to young people while at the same being a Rehearsal Assistant Director in the Elders’ Dance Company Counterpoint. Eleni has an interest in spontaneous choreography, improvisation as well as interactive dance theatre pieces. In 2014 Eleni has also launched A(r)CT: a live arts group that aims to promote free, accessible, thought-provoking art in public spaces and unconventional venues.

Daniel Persson

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Daniel is a Swedish dance artist whom graduated from London Contemporary Dance School in 2014. He has danced in award winning film ‘Polysterene Dreams’, performed at The Royal Opera House in ‘Street Stories’ (2012) and made the documentary film ‘From Me to South Korea’ (2014). Following the degree he has worked as a dancer for Alex Howard in ‘Without Measure’. Together with his dance- music and film company Humanah Productions, he directed and choreographed the dance film (‘Unlimited’), presented a dance piece in Resolution!2014 (‘Egress’) and led a teaching project at a performing arts school in Sweden (Nova Academy). www.humanahproductions.com

Chan Sze-Wei

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Sze discovered dance as a university P.E. requirement. She went on to study at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Singapore) and currently at the London Contemporary Dance School (MA Choreography). Her work melds improvisation, dance installation, text and Asian forms with my interest in the social sciences. She has shared work in Singapore, London, Laos and Indonesia and worked on the organisation of Contact Festival Kuala Lumpur and Fang Mae Khong Dance Festival (Laos). She is inspired by her participation in the creative processes of Xavier le Roy, Charlotte Engelkes, Ole Khamchanla, Paolo Mangiola, Raka Maitra, and Peter Chin. oddpuppies.com

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