Christopher Evans (It Needs Horses)
Christopher is a graduate of the London Contemporary Dance School and worked with Hofesh Shechter Company between 2006 and 2010. Recently moving into physical theatre, his recent projects include Missing (Gecko Theatre) as well as work with Centroid Motion Capture, Jonathan Lunn, Eddie Izzard and Lost Dog.
Anna Finkel (It Needs Horses and Home for Broken Turns)
Anna trained at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre in Canada before completing her masters degree at Trinity Laban. Anna maintains working relations in Canada, performing with Dancemakers, Susanna Hood, Le Groupe Dance Lab and Peter Boneham. In the UK she has worked with ACE Dance and Music, Douglas Thorpe, Gecko Theatre and Lost Dog.
Please note that due to injury Anna will be replaced by Sita Ostheimer for Saturday evening’s performance.
Lise Manavit (Home for Broken Turns)
Lise attended the Conservatoire National Superieur Musiqe et Danse in Lyon and went on to study at London Contemporary Dance School for a year to complete her training. Since then Lise has worked with several companies including Tilted Productions, Dance Theatre of Ireland, Stephanie Schober Dance Company and bgroup. She splits her time between France and the UK.
Laura Pena (Home for Broken Turns)
Laura was born in Paraguay and took up Paraguayan folk dancing at a young age. She trained and worked as a dancer in Argentina. In the UK, Laura has worked with Henri Oguike Dance Company and Motionhouse, performing extensively nationally and internationally. She has also worked on projects with Aya Kobayashi, Aletta Collins and Lost Dog.
Ino Riga (Home for Broken Turns)
Ino is originally from Greece and trained at the State School of Dance in Athens before working with the Iniochos Theatre Company. Since 2003 Ino has been based in London, working with companies including Richard Alston Dance Company, Wayne McGregor/Random Dance, Hofesh Shechter Company, Mark Bruce, The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, Jo Fong and the Clod Ensemble. In 2011, she joined Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre and has been working with the director/choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan. This is the first time that Ino is working with Lost Dog.
Solène Weinachter (Home for Broken Turns)
Solene trained and completed her MA at London Contemporary Dance School. From 2007 to 2012 she danced with Scottish Dance Theatre where she first worked with Ben Duke (Artistic Director of Lost Dog) on The Life and Times of Girl A. She has also worked with Hofesh Shechter Company, Ina Christel Johannessen, Kate Weare and Rachel Lopez de la Nieta. Alongside being a full time dancer, Solene has started to develop her own choreographic project in Scotland.