Valerie Preston-Dunlop

Valerie Preston Dunlop



Contact details


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Faculty of Dance, Laban Building, Creekside, London, SE8 3DZ

Email: [email protected]

Phone One: +44 (0)20 8691 8600


Valerie Preston-Dunlop is a consultant at Laban where she pioneered the development of choreological studies. A practical scholar, she received her initial training from Rudolf Laban, Lisa Ullman, Kurt Jooss and Albrecht Knust.

Qualifications / Educational Background

  • DipEd
  • MA
  • PhD

Creative Outputs

Valerie is an internationally renowned author, teacher and lecturer. Current books include, Rudolf Laban: An Extraordinary Life (winner of the Dance Perspectives book of the year 1999), Looking at Dances: A Choreological Perspective on Choreography and Dance and The Performative: a Choreological Perspective written with Ana Sanchez-Colberg (2002).

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