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David Waring

Artistic Director of Transitions Dance Company

David Waring dancing


David has performed and choreographed with a range of artists including Ricochet Dance Company, Motionhouse, Walker Dance, Adventures in Motion Pictures, The Featherstonehaughs and his group, fishpool (co-directed with Gaynor Coward).

From 2000 to 2002, David was a participant and Assistant Director at Performing Arts Lab (PAL). Performance work between 2008 and 2010 includes Kate Brown’s and yet…, Athina Vahla’s Listening Post at the London Science Museum and his own solo hustler at the Capital Nights festival in Liverpool, supported by Merseyside Dance Initiative and Homotopia. He also choreographed for the launch of the new Fiat 500 in 2008. Continuing the series, hustler #2 (a guerrilla dance performance in an urban environment, choreographed and performed with Melodie Gonzales and 21 other couples) premiered in Big Dance 2010, supported by Greenwich Dance and was also part of Greenwich and Docklands International Festival 2011.

David was recently a mentor for Melanie Gonzales’ Poupée Post-it creation and premiered hustler #4.5 as part of the Nightingale’s programme in 2013. He has studied Zero Balancing and Mindfulness.

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Experience being a member of a professional dance company, creating new work with three specially commissioned choreographers, and touring nationally and internationally in Transitions Dance Company.

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Transitions Dance Company

By commissioning new work from outstanding choreographers and recruiting dancers emerging onto the international dance scene, Transitions Dance Company continues to contribute to the explosive field of contemporary dance.

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