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Kirsty Alexander

Dance Artist, Choreographer, Educator


Kirsty Alexander


Kirsty Alexander graduated in 1988 with a Diploma in Dance Studies. After graduating she performed with artists including Gill Clarke, Gaby Agis, Rosemary Butcher, Michael Clark and Michel Laub. She has been involved in educating dancers within the higher education sector for over 15 years, including as Head of Undergraduate Studies at the former Laban Centre and as Assistant Director of London Contemporary Dance School. Together with fellow alumnus Gitta Wigro, Kirsty was Co-director of Independent Dance for many years. She also choreographs her own work, often site-specific, collaborating with artists from other disciplines. Kirsty is a certified teacher of Skinner Releasing Technique, an associate editor of the Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices and is completing a PhD at the University of Stirling.