Vanessa is a choreographer, dancer and teacher. Her work explores the crossover between choreography, walking-art and installation through site-specific, improvisation, participatory and cross-disciplinary practice. She graduated on the MA in Creative Practice Dance from Laban and ID in London, with a focus on exploring urban improvisational walking practices.

She is currently one of Fellowship artists with Leeds Dance Partnership and Leeds Beckett University. Her practice is grounded in somatic movement studies, improvisation and Contact Improvisation. She teaches internationally and for wider communities and Universities in the UK, including Leeds Beckett University and NSCD. She teaches and organises regular CI classes and jams by running Leeds Contact Improvisation. Her work MESH is currently on tour in the UK and South Korea.

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Seeds Dispersed – Open call

Groundwork are delighted to offer three paid residencies to dance/movement artists based in Wales, to be completed between September and October. The residency can take many forms; we want it to be shaped by you and your current artistic enquiries. It does not need to be product driven, but can be if that is relevant…

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