Frank was a founding member of The Featherstonehaughs in 1987, and co-artistic director of Bock and Vincenzi (1995-2007) a project-based company which created six productions.
From 1999-2007 he researched and developed a body of work under the title invisible dances, in which perception, memory, communication, death and disappearance were recurring themes.
As a performer Frank worked with Graeme Miller, Wendy Houstoun, Miranda Pennell, Bobby Baker and Rosemary Lee. He was Education Officer with the Cholmondeleys (2003-2008), then Creative Associate from 2008-2011, producing creative projects and developing workshops on self-leadership. For many years he has been giving artist feedback for Talkback (The Place) and Draftworks (ROH) as well as independently.
Since 2006 Frank has been an Existential Psychotherapist (UKCP, BACP), working in private practice, at MIND, and as a clinical supervisor.
Frank was a recipient of PAL’s Movement and Meaning Lab bursary in 2011. From 2009 to 2011 he worked with artist Catherine Long on a project funded by the Wellcome Trust exploring embodiment and disability, culminating in Eye of the Storm a symposium involving neuroscientists, artists and writers.
With Martin Hargreaves, the editor of Dance Theatre Journal, Frank has been exploring dialogue as a site for creative practice.
Dances that Didn’t happen: Artist Conversations Podcasts The second episode is now live! The Garden Series: Lara Ward A series of three podcasts, in conversation with female artists who I didn’t get to work with during lockdown. This series aims to question where artists have found focus and what shifts we have and are…
Dear dancers, movers and makers, We are done for the year and sending you a round up of the amazing work created as part of Seeds Dispersed and Groundwork Presents during this, our Stabilisation program. And a reminder that our online classes are still available for you to keep training while we fundraise for our next…