Emily works with innovative concepts and applies intellectual rigour to her creative processes.
Her practice is centred around connection;
To the art form, as a creative and physical form of self expression
To the self, to encourage a greater understanding of, and enjoyment in, the body
To others, to build social cohesion and meaningful relationships through positive, shared experience
This approach means that creativity, physicality and community are at the heart of her work, providing person centred and high quality artistic experiences.
She likes to experiment with dance, using choreographic tasks and improvisation techniques to uncover participants’ own movement language. She also places a strong focus on rhythm and release, finding freedom in the body and shifting through space.
Above all she offers dance in a way that is fun and meaningful, which has the potential to bring you closer to yourself as well as to others.
“For dance isn’t a particular way of moving, it’s a frame of mind. Or perhaps a frame of body-mind. A way of being that reveals, affects and even changes how we feel about ourselves and each other.”
- Penny Greenland, 2000, What Dancers Do that Health Workers Don’t
Photos by Camilla Greenwell