Louise has been a dance teacher for over 10 years and she has extensive experience teaching children, students and professionals in a multitude of community and educational settings. Louise has taught for a number of companies and institutions across the globe including: Middlesex University, Dance East/ University of Bedfordshire, Unfold Motion, Hot House Dance, The Place, Moving Waves, Artsdepot and Streetz Ahead.
Prior to refocusing her career as an Independent Dance Artist, Louise worked full-time at Middlesex University where she fulfilled the positions of Programme Leader for Dance Performance and Senior Lecturer in Dance Technique and Choreography. She continues to deliver contemporary technique, performance and choreographic workshops at Middlesex University as a visiting lecturer.
Contemporary For Kids
Louise loves teaching contemporary dance for children! She is passionate about the transformational power dance has; and it is so exciting to see a child’s imagination come to life through dance! She is committed to ensuring the class environment is a fun, safe, nurturing space so that creativity, expressivity and technical artistry can truly flourish in every child. Currently Louise teaches contemporary for kids at Moving Waves Performing Arts.
Education and the Community
A vast amount of Louise’s teaching takes place in the community and she loves working creatively with so many people who just have a love for dance! She is experienced at working in care homes (for mental health, dementia, chronic addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders) and with disabled children and young adults, including for Action for Kids, on behalf of Moving Waves. She has delivered a variety of technique, choreography and performance workshops in schools and colleges for ages 4-18 including Raising Aspirations on behalf of Middlesex University, choreographic development workshops on behalf of University of Bedfordshire/ Dance East and schools outreach for Hot House Dance. Louise has also taught contemporary technique for community dance projects hosted by Unfold Motion in Timisoara, Romania.