Emma Thomas

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Emma completed her undergraduate training in Dance in DeMontfort University in 2009. She then began developing herself as a dance artist through the creation of community and education projects as well as creating performance work. Her wealth of experience in teaching and performance led her to the role of Dance Development Officer in 2013 at the Brewery Arts Centre. This exciting position means that she runs and delivers both in house and outreach dance programmes, is responsible for dance event management and creates and manages community and education projects.

Emma specialises in working in inclusive settings. She has set up and run multiple classes, workshops and projects for those with physical and learning disabilities as well as working with those suffering with Dementia. Emma also advises, mentors and produces dance artists and companies.

Emma's performance credits include touring with hip hop, musical theatre and contemporary companies. She also creates and performs her own contemporary work in both live and screen performance. Emma's style of movement is challenging and engaging and strives to create choreography that challenges ideas.

In 2013 Emma graduated from the University of Chester with a Masters in Dance, where she is currently a visiting lecturer on the dance programme. She is also working towards a PHD in Dance.