ABOUT

201 DANCE COMPANY

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201 Dance Company brings together experienced artists and producers to create daring new work that is socially responsive and accessible. Our artists share a drive to tell stories that matter and give a voice to underrepresented groups, while bringing striking and original dance to diverse audiences. 201 was founded in 2014 by choreographer and director Andrea Walker, producer Patrick Collier, and a team of 6 experienced and emerging urban and contemporary dancers.

 

The company's ethos centres around creating challenging dance-theatre that crosses hip-hop and contemporary genres. We are driven to confront controversial issues and challenge social prejudices, and partner with advocacy and outreach charities to use exceptional dance theatre as a vehicle for engaging audiences in topical social issues.

ANDREA WALKER: CHOREOGRAPHER AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Andrea Walker is the founder and Artistic Director of 201 Dance Company, and choreographer of 201's award-winning SKIN ("A masterpiece of human sensitivity" - ★★★★★ Ed Fringe Review) and SMOTHER ("Taking Hip-Hop into thrillingly new terrain" -  ★★★★ The Guardian). Walker's style is inspired by  hip-hop and contemporary movement, and a huge passion for film, which translates to a highly cinematic experience on stage.  

 

Based in Brighton (UK), Walker began dancing aged 14 in Rome, Italy, and continued his study and exploration of dance at The Metropolitan Arts Institute in Phoenix, Arizona (USA), and at The Broadway Dance Center in New York City. He graduated from Broadway Dance Center with a Certificate of Excellence, and was awarded BDC's Outstanding Student Award in June 2014. Walker is also the recepient of a BA in Film & Television Production from the University of Westminster.

 

Described by The Times as "Taking Hip Hop into promising new avenues", Walker recently choreographed HOME, a world-premiere for the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago ("Hauntingly effective" - Chicago Sunday Times)

 

Other credits include Coldplay, Aggro Santos, Ebony Bones, Kimberly Walsh, Xbox, T-Mobile, Martini and D&G. 

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For commercial bookings: info@loverudeye.com

All other enquiries: contact@andreawalkerdance.com

www.andreawalkerdance.com

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PATRICK COLLIER: PRODUCER AND ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

PATRICK COLLIER PRODUCTION COMPANY make cutting edge theatre and dance with some of the UK’s most exciting companies, and are driven to confront issues that challenge social prejudices. Patrick is currently producing Graeae Theatre Co’s Re:Imagine India project as part of the UK/India Year of Culture, and has worked recently as a producer and director with Theatre Témoin, Access All Areas, Theatre Re, and Sparkle and Dark.

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devising and performing cast

2016-2018

Luca Catoggio
Luca Catoggio
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Michaela Cisarikova
Michaela Cisarikova
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Yasmin Cogan de Abreu
Yasmin Cogan de Abreu
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Candy Dickinson
Candy Dickinson
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Valerie Ebuwa
Valerie Ebuwa
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Evie Gibson
Evie Gibson
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Gemma Hoddy
Gemma Hoddy
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Maximilian Jarish
Maximilian Jarish
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Ash Lloyd
Ash Lloyd
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Amy Lucas
Amy Lucas
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Lara Rose McCabe
Lara Rose McCabe
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Munya Muchati
Munya Muchati
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Paola Nyembo
Paola Nyembo
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Olivia Rose Shouler
Olivia Rose Shouler
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Grace Wallace
Grace Wallace
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Tré Williams
Tré Williams
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devising and performing cast

2014-2017

Nicole Chen
Nicole Chen
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Michaela Cisarikova
Michaela Cisarikova
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Heidi Clark
Heidi Clark
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Luca Fracasso
Luca Fracasso
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Saran Kohli
Saran Kohli
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Amy Lucas
Amy Lucas
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Dineshi Nirgunananthan
Dineshi Nirgunananthan
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Javier Santos
Javier Santos
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Rikkai Scott
Rikkai Scott
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Christopher Tendai
Christopher Tendai
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Simon Tichelaar
Simon Tichelaar
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Andrea Walker
Andrea Walker
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