JACK PHILP

Photo: Michael Boucherie

Photo: Michael Boucherie

    Jack is a graduate of  Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, based in London, UK. Training in both Ballet and Contemporary technique; Jack has experience in Cunningham, Graham, Limon, Release, Contact Improvisation and Classical Ballet. His choreography places collaboration at its heart with a focus on music, dynamic physicality, academic research and accessibility. With the company, Jack is a creative partner to the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit at City University and has experience in managing independent projects, as well as working with other artists and companies; both professional and youth. Parallel to his work with the company, he works as a freelance choreographer as well being an active member of the artist bank at East London Dance. Jack has showcased work at a number of spaces, both traditional and site specific including, Shakespeares Globe, The Shaw Theatre, The Rhoda McGaw, Laban Theatre, Pavilion Dance, The Old Royal Naval College, The Lightbox Gallery and the Robin Howard Theatre, The Place. He has had his work programmed as guest artistry alongside work by members of English National Ballet, Slanjayvah Danza and Joss Arnott Dance and was supported through public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England to continue to develop new work. He has worked with a range of artists and companies including Henri Oguike, Scottish Dance Theatre, Rafael Bonachela and Sydney Dance Company and as a performer, Jack has performed in work by choreographers: Gary Lambert, Fred Gehrig, Temujin Gill, Anna Williams, Matthias Sperling and Wayne McGregor. Working with a range of ages and abilities- he also works as a freelance teacher delivering workshops and class to a range of students both for companies and in schools at GCSE, A-Level and degree level.  He has experience of delivering a combination of technical and creative workshops for English National Ballet Youth Co, Kingston University, Trinity Laban, Dance Woking, Zambesi Dance Company and Farnborough College of Technology.