curriculum vitae

career history

2002 - 2017
University of Winchester

2013 - 2017
Reader in Choreography and Dance

2005 - 2007
Associate Dean Faculty of Arts

2002 - 2013
Programme Leader BA hons Choreography and Dance

1997 - 2002
Northumbria University

1998 - 2002
Programme Leader BA hons Choreography and Dance

1997 - 2002
Programme Leader BA hons Music

1996 - 1998
Specialist Assessor (Dance) HEFCE

1991 - 1993
Guest Contemporary Teacher and accompanist Roehampton Institute

1991 - 1993
Director of Dance Islington Arts Factory, London

1989 - 1991
Guest Artist, Centre Formation Professionelle de Danse, Poitiers France

1987 - 1988
Central School of Ballet, Choreography Instructor

1987
Barking College Lecturer on HND Dance, maternity cover

1985 - 1989
Arts Educational London, choreography, music and dance history instructor

1984 - 1985
Jacksons Lane Arts Centre, Dance Administrator

1984 - 1985
Greenwich Festival, Musical Director/composer for Artlink Dance Co.

1982 - 1985
Roehampton Institute, Dance Studies Dept. Musical Advisor

1983 - 1989
Member of Educational teams of London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Ballet Rambert, Extemporary Dance Theatre

1982 - 1983
Music Director and Dancer for Nonesuch and Gravity dance companies

1982 - Freelance Dancer and Musician

Other
2017
Mentor with Sir Robert Cohan for professional dance/music course, Los Angeles, USA

2015
Visiting Professor, Dance Dept,University of Shenandoah, USA. Spring semester

2011
Visiting Professor, Dance Dept. University of Shenandoah,USA, Spring semester

2006
Visiting Professor, Dance Dept. University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, USA, Spring semester

2003 - 2008
Guest teacher Fontys Festival, Tilburg, Holland

2000
Guest teacher Northern Youth Dance Company

1995
Accompanist ACDFA Southwest Regional Conference
Dance Critic for the Las Vegas Weekly

1994 - 2008
Contributing writer to “Dance Now”

1993 - 1995
Pianist for Nevada Symphony Orchestra "Sound Trek" concerts
Acting Music Director, Dept. of Dance Art, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Music Director, Gordon Dance Company

1993
Accompanist ACDFA Southwest Regional Conference
Rehearsal assistant Anna Nassif "Equatorial"
Rehearsal assistant Walter Nicks "Enter Group"

academic and professional qualifications

2009
Living Architecture ~ with Valerie Preston-Dunlop
Laban, London, UK

1993 - 1995
Master of Music with an emphasis in Dance
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

1993 - 1995
Teaching Assistantship
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

1985
Arts Council of Great Britain
Advanced Training Bursary to study in New York, USA

1983 - 1986
Studied with Viola Farber
London, England, UK

1979 - 1982
B.A.(Hons) Performing Arts
Middlesex Polytechnic, England, UK

1971 - 1978
Rutherford Comprehensive School
Newcastle, England, UK

academic committees (universities, regional boards etc.)

2018
External Panel Member, MA Performing Arts Enterprise
Norwich University of the Arts, UK

2016
Validation panel member BA Psychology
Winchester University, UK

2015
Review panel member BA Dance, BA Performance
Leeds City College, UK

2015
Validation panel member BA Sociology
Winchester University, UK

2014
Chair of validation panel 4 year BA Classical Studies
Winchester University, UK

2013
Validation panel member BA Forensic Studies
Winchester University, UK

2013
Validation panel member MBA – part-time MA Business Management – full-time

2013
PgDip Management Studies – full-time BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

2013
BA (Hons) Marketing, BA (Hons) Business Administration, BA (Hons) Marketing, Communications and Public Relations, BA (Hons) Tourism and Management.
ICB Thessaloniki, Greece / Winchester University, UK

2012
Specialist Adviser Dance/Drama Programme
University of Teeside, UK

2011
Validation panel member Fda BA Dance
Newcastle College, UK

2011
Validation panel member BA Acting
Arden School, Manchester College, UK

2010
Validation panel member MA Dance Practice
Teeside University, UK

2009
Dance Advisor
Internal review, Dance and Drama
Kingston University, UK

2008
Specialist Advisor
Dance Programme, Univeristy of Teeside, Middlesborough, UK

2007
Board Member
Palatine, the Higher Education Academy for Dance, Drama and Music, UK

2004
Specialist Advisor
Dance Programme, University of Ulster, UK

2003
Specialist Advisor
Dance Programme, Liverpool Hope, UK

2003
Validation panel member
BA Performing Arts, Northbrook College, Sussex, UK

2000
Validation panel member
BA Performing Arts, Cumbria College of Art and Design, UK

membership of

2014 - 2019
European Association of Dance History Scholars

2012 - 2017
Society of Dance History Scholars

2012 - 2017
Committee Member Society for Dance Research

2004
Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

2001-11
SCODHE (Standing Conference on Dance in Higher Education)

1991
Founder of the Malcolm Arnold Society

awards

2011
Sabbatical Winchester University semester 2

2008
Sabbatical Winchester University semester 2

2007
Lisa Ullman Travelling Scholarship Award

1997
Awarded Chris de Marigny Dance Writers Award (part of the Bonnie Bird Awards)
Laban Centre, London, UK

1995
Outstanding Choreographer
UNLV (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA) Department of Dance Arts

1994
Outstanding Graduate student
UNLV (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA) Department of Dance Arts

1994
Outstanding Graduate student
National Dance Association

1980
Composition Prize
Trent Park Music Centre, Middlesex University, UK

external examiner

2015 - 2017
External Examiner BA and Fda Performance, Leeds City College/Teesside University

2012
External Examiner Fda Dance, PCOT College/University of Plymouth, maternity cover

2009 - 2012
External Examiner for Dance
Truro College, University of Plymouth, Cornwall, UK

2009 - 2011
External Examiner for Dance
Kingston University, UK

2005 - 2009
External Examiner for Dance
University of Chester, UK

2001 - 2005
External Examiner for Dance
London Metropolitan University, UK

extra-institutional activities

2015 -
Trustee balletlLorent

2015- 2017
External Examiner BA and Fda Performance, Leeds City College/Teesside University

2014 - 2018
Reviews Editor for British Music Society

2013 - 2018
Trustee Yorke Dance Project

2013 - 2018
Non-Executive Director Zoielogic Dance Company

2012 - 2017
Artistic Assessor in Dance and Music, Arts Council England

2010-15 Board Member, Wessex Dance Academy

2009 - 2017
Academic Governor, University of Winchester

2004 - 2007
Chair,The Standing Conference on Dance In Higher Education

2002 - 2004
Vice-Chair, The Standing Conference on Dance In Higher Education

2000 - 2002
Performing Arts Adviser, Northern Arts Board

1999 - 2003
Board member Dance City, National Dance Agency

1997 - 2001
Trustee of ‘Gurukul’ Asian Music Network

major conferences attended

2006
ELIA (European League of Institues of the Arts) Conference
Venue: Ghent, The Netherlands

2006
Community Dance Conference; panellist
Venue: The Point, Eastleigh, Hampshire, UK

2004
SCODHE/SCUDD Conference
Venue: University College Northampton, UK

2003
SCODHE/SCUDD Conference
Venue: Bretton Hall, Leeds, UK

2002
Dance in the 21st Century
Venue: John Moore's University, Liverpool, UK

2002
Revealing MacMillan - paper on MacMillan and music and member of panel
Venue: Royal Academy of Dance, London, UK

2002
ELIA (European League of Institues of the Arts) Conference
Venue: Dublin, Eire

1999
Physical Theatre Conference
Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

voluntary work

2015 -
Board Member
Ballet Lorent

2014 -
Executive Committee
Society for Dance Research

2013 -
Board Member
Yorke Dance Project

2013 -
Board Member
Zoielogic Dance Company

2009 -
Board Member
Wessex Dance Academy

2004 - 2007
Chair
SCODHE (Standing Conference on Dance in Higher Education)

2002 - 2004
Vice-Chair
SCODHE (Standing Conference on Dance in Higher Education)

2000 - 2002
Performing Arts Adviser
Northern Arts Board

1999 - 2002
Board Member
Dance City, National Dance Agency

1997 - 2001
Trustee
‘Gurukul’ Asian Music network