Scarlett Turner

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Scarlett is a non-binary interdisaplinary artist that explores contemporary dance, improvisation, physical theatre and drag in performance, collaborations and inclusive workshops. Based in Leicester, Scarlett is an assoicate with Curve theatre (Leicester), Attenborough Arts Center (Leicester) and previously New Perspectives theatre company (Nottingham).

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Artistic Director

Danni Spooner          (They/Them)

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

 

They trained in contemporary dance at De Montfort University and since then has 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.

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Company Performer

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Liza Mortimer            (She/Her)

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, at De Montfort University, Liza has performed her work internationally and aims to create a hub for young Gypsy Roma and Traveller artists.

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Assistant Director

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.

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Nadine Knew            (She/Her)

Company Performer

Fern Reid         

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Fern has been in FDT since 2016 and has previously trained in Contemporary Dance at The University of Northampton. Fern has  been a performer for Highly Sprung and Vortex Creates Traveling Treasury as well as presenting and touring her own work with Scuffed Shoes theatre. Ferns work and interests lie in the relationships between the performer and audience. Fern prefers to create focused, personal dance-based work stemming from her own experiences. Her choreographic practice is centred around structured improvisations and open choreography.

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Company Performer