making movement

‘/ choreographer /

Movement Direction and Choreography are central to Helen’s practice as a dance artist.

She is company choreographer for leading touring theatre company Midland’s Actor’s Theatre, alongside freelance projects, specialisng in site-specific, and interdisciplinary productions.

She is particularly interested in how a range of emotions and themes can be visually represented through physicality and movement, understanding dance to be a vibrant and vital language of communication.

stories / ‘ through dance

Drawing stories from text and voice, and re-working them through the body is a fundamental part of Helen’s approach to her movement work, making for both a distinct and experimental practice.

In 2021 she created ‘Beyond Words’, an Arts Council funded movement dedicated to exploring unique methods of translation:

from word language, into body language.

DESCENT by Midlands Actors Theatre.

GALLERY / Featuring images from ‘The Dog Fight’ showcased at The Arena Theatre, ‘Descent’ by MAT, and ‘Grief Is The Thing….’ Dance Adaptation, DYCP.