Laila is a dance maker based in Bristol working and presenting work across the UK and internationally. Recent pieces have explored ideas around impermanence, traces and our experience of time passing. Alongside independently and collaboratively devising work for live performance, Laila often works as movement director in theatre and opera. She also frequently works as an educator within the university and vocational sectors, with children, youth and other community groups as well as with emerging artists and peers, through commissioned work and the delivery of workshops, classes, public talks and mentoring. www.lailadiallo.com

 

photo: Adam Laity

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