Artistic director: Shaun Dillon

'Beautifully executed… wild and punchy energy' - Anna Rachael McBride

 

Shaun studied contemporary dance at the University of Roehampton, graduating in 2012 with a BA Hons in Dance Studies. Shaun has established himself as an exciting new and upcoming London based choreographer, seeing his first professional work RISE gain a 4* review. He then went on to create his first solo work Hiraeth (2014), which has been performed around the UK, and Жінки (2014) for which he received mentorship from the BalletBoyz. Shaun created the short work 'TIDAL' on the ‘Lord of the Flies’ Legacy cast for London in collaboration with Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures and Re:Bourne which was performed at Sadler's Wells. Shaun created ‘Verge’ and 'We Stand Alone Together' as part of Resolution at The Place. Shaun is also a technique teacher at Creative Academy.

 

Shaun has worked as a dance artist for Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and Re:Bourne, Flexus Dance Theatre, Third Row Dance Company, Volkosti Cossacks, and C-12 Dance Theatre. Working with established choreographers such as Katy Sterran, Shaun Parker, James Finnemore, Annie-Lunette Deakin-Foster, Mari Frogner, and Georgia Tegou.

 

Shaun has extensive teaching experience, which has been delivered across the UK, at primary, secondary and Undergraduate levels respectively. Most notably at Sadler’s Wells, LABAN, Roehampton University and as a London Ambassador for Matthew Bourne's 'Lord of the Flies'. Shaun’s passion and commitment to youth and education has also lead to his work being showcased by A-D-1 and B-D-1 youth dance companies as one of the selected choreographers to represent London in UDANCE 2012 and 2013. In the spring/summer of 2016 Shaun worked with 7 young female dancers on 'Where We Are' a new work that was performed as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Homegrown Festival in 2017.

 

Choreographic works include

The Game (2017)

We Stand Alone Together (2017)

Where We Are (2016)

Verge (2016)

Dawn, Day, Dusk (2016)

TIDAL (2015)

Hiraeth (2014)

Жінки (2014)

RISE (2013)

Like an Ocean We Rise (2013)

 

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