Who are we? 

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Artistic Director

Scarlett Turner (They them)
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Artistic Director

Scarlett is a non-binary interdisciplinary artist that explores contemporary dance, improvisation, physical theatre, and drag in performance, collaborations, and inclusive workshops.

Company Performer

Danni Spooner
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Company performer

Danni Spooner is a queer, neurodivergent, working class freelancing joy and nuisance. 

 

They have been werkin as a dancer, model, performer, stripper and drag entity. 

 

However, what’s really important to know is that Danni is vegan and gluten free and has a beautiful array of houseplants. They are also highly skilled at crying on public transport.

Assistant Director

Liza Mortimer
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Assistant Director

Liza is a Romany Gypsy, contemporary dance artist based in Leicester.  She has been with FDT since June 2017. Her work encompasses dance, voice, film and physical theatre. Since graduating from a Masters in Art, Liza has performed her work nternationally and aims to create a hub for young Gypsy Roma and Traveller artists.

Nadine Knew
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Company performer

Nadine has been a performer with FDT since June 2017. Since her training in Contemporary Dance at De Montfort University, Nadine practices with movement improvisation and voice in her work.

 

Whilst studying she began creating her own solo work 'She is 12', which premiered at Attenborough Arts Center in July 2017.

Company Performer

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Previous Company Members

Company Performers :

Fern Reid -  Hettie Holman - Bethany Storie - Paloma Styles - Mac Daniel V. Palima  Lucy Robins - Rhian Comley - Rosie Ellen 

Company Performer & Assitant Director - Lousia Robey 

Assistant Choreographer - Shannon Coote

Company Performer & Marketing - Claire Brown

Founder & Artisitic Director - Sophie Hocking