Nicole Vivien Watson – Surface Area Dance Theatre
Mesmirising and unique, Artistic Director of Surface Area Dance Theatre, Nicole Vivien Watson, combines Japanese dance style Butoh with British Sign Language to create beautiful and calming performance art that can be seen in both dance theatre venues, art galleries, and unusual spaces.View Site
Kasia Witek’s mindful and sensitive contemporary dance and music work, brings people together through physicality, intimacy and touch, all inspired by yoga practices and philosophy. Kasia collaborates with Composer/Musician, Alex Roth.
North East based Artist and activist, Nicola Hunter, develops a queer feminist arts and photographic practice, which is rooted in action based performance and live work. Nicola has been performing and showing work nationally and internationally for over a decade and has seen international success as founder of intersectional feminist project Raising the Skirt (www.raisingthekskirt.com).View Site
Spiltmilk Dance ‘stick a big fat ray of sunshine’ into the world of contemporary dance. Co-Directors Sarah Boulter and Adele Wragg bring fun and intelligence in equal measure and entertain new audiences and participants with their unique brand of intricate yet charming dance.
Audiences leave a Spiltmilk Dance experience smiling, toe tapping, and wanting more!
Josh Hawkins – Hawk Dance Theatre
Exciting and engaging, Hawk Dance Theatre create visually dynamic and powerful productions that are accessible to people from all backgrounds, and can be shown at various platforms – theatres, festivals and digitally.View Site
Thoughtful and intelligent, Crystal Zillwood creates dance work that is gentle yet far reaching. Her exceptional observations and interest is in people, human evolution and social behaviour results in honest and creative productions.
Highly articulate performer, Zillwood manages to suggest an expansive vision within a miniature work. – Sanjoy Roy, The GuardianView Site