Organisation: Foot in Hand

Region: East Midlands

Artform: Dance

Welcoming: Inclusive/Integrated

Opportunity Summary:

Professional development is an important part of Foot in Hand's work and the Company has a strong track record in mentoring, training and working with artists from a wide range of backgrounds, including disabled artists. Please contact the organisation for details of any current or upcoming opportunities.

Organisation Information:

Foot in Hand is driven by the vision and values of its Creative Director, dancer/choreographer, Louise Katerega. The Company combines touring work with periods working strategically as an organisation - usually in partnership with other organisations - to create positive changes in people's lives and in British Dance. Education and community work is a central part of the Company's work and work with disabled people is an important part of the programme. Foot in Hand is an organisation based around creative contemporary dance and its related artforms, which employs and delivers to a wide range of people across and beyond the UK. The Company makes shows, teaches workshops and runs training programmes, nurturing artists of today with a passion to inspire the artists of tomorrow. Louise is especially acknowledged for her development work in the field of dance by, for and with disabled people, which, over the past 20 years has taken her as far north as Scotland and as far south as Johannesburg and Brazil. She has provided bespoke training in dance for and with disabled people for professional dance companies and organisations across the UK including DanceXchange, Union Dance and Diversions Dance Company. She is a Core Group member of the National Inclusive Dance Network.