Casson & Friends: The Dance WE Made
Performer & Company Information
Since leaving London Contemporary Dance School, Chloe has worked with a host of different choreographers including internationally with Richard Alston, Ceyda Tanc Dance, Katie Green, Justine Reeve & Co, and Combination Dance Company. Chloe works and teaches for The Royal Ballet School and English National Ballet, she is also an emerging costume designer, having been involved in various fashion shoots, music videos, and events.
Chloe has been working with C&F for the last 5 years as a performer and collaborator developing ‘The Dance WE Made’, ‘Choreocracy’, and ‘They Dance’.
Joe is a choreographer, associate lecturer and international performer based in London. Under the direction of renowned choreographers Joe has performed at Tate Modern, Glastonbury Festival, Sadler’s Wells, World Stage Design Festival, museums, pubs and anything in between. Joe enjoys directing work that explores the importance of unity and engages people in the exhilaration that can come from working with others to achieve a common goal. Since 2014 Joe has been the co-founder of aKa Dance Theatre Company resident company of Tacchi Morris Arts Centre in Taunton. Currently Joe is independently directing an outdoor work ‘Doubles’ and an online choreography forum ‘No.Company’.
Joe has been working with C&F for the last 4 years as a performer and collaborator developing ‘The Dance WE Made’ and ‘Choreocracy’.
Hannah trained at London Contemporary Dance School, followed by the JV2 professional development programme. Since graduating, Hannah has worked with Made by Katie Green, Steve Johnstone, Springs Dance Company, Full House Theatre, AE, Jasmin Vardimon, Mafalda Deville, Athanasia Kanelapoulou and Marilena Dara.
Hannah has been working with C&F for the last 4 years as a performer and collaborator developing ‘The Dance WE Made’ and ‘Choreocracy’.
About Casson & Friends
Casson & Friends bring together diverse collaborators including composers, computer programmers, and often the public to create People Powered Performance: accessible, interactive, dance work that engages audiences in joyful ways.
Under the direction of DanceEast Associate Artist (2018-20), Tim Casson, the company create work for theatres, public, unusual and online spaces; often using technology within and around their work to create innovative and meaningful ways to engage with and enjoy dance. The work strives to be accessible to everyone, celebrating the creativity within us all, and helping people feel part of something bigger.
Since starting in 2012, the company have created 10 productions including the Record Breaking ‘The Dance WE Made’, “Choreocracy” and ‘Night at the Theatre’.
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