Dance alumnus joins Random Dance

James PettDance alumnus James Pett has joined Wayne McGregor's acclaimed dance company, Random Dance.

James competed as a gymnast for ten years, representing Great Britain at the World Gymnastrada in Austria in 2007. He graduated from Trinity Laban in 2011 with a first class BA (Hons) degree and was awarded the Marion North Award for outstanding achievement in performance.

James said: "Since starting my training at Trinity Laban, working for Wayne McGregor was always a dream of mine. Now I'm dancing in Atomos, which has pushed my movement range and challenged my creative mind to a new level. Working in 3D to create movement for Atomos has brought exciting new possibilities to explore as a dancer."

Over the last two years James has danced for the Richard Alston Dance Company, performed in Dance Umbrella, worked with Robert Cohan on a revival of In Memory and The Bride and the Bachelors exhibitions at the Barbican Centre and also worked with Jeannie Steele on a collective of Cunningham's works.

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance exists to support the artistic ambitions, work and legacy of choreographer and artistic director Wayne McGregor. Renowned for its visionary approach to developing innovative work, the company creates high quality, cutting edge dance performances with outstanding collaborators from a range of disciplines, and is committed to distributing this work extensively through a wide range of national and international platforms

Picture courtesy Random Dance

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