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Alexander Whitley — York Mediale

Alexander Whitley

Alexander is working at the cutting edge of British contemporary dance. As artistic director of Alexander Whitley Dance Company, he has developed a reputation for a bold interdisciplinary approach to dance making, producing technologically innovative and thought-provoking stage productions.

Alexander is a New Wave Associate at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, an associate at Rambert and a former choreographic affiliate of the Royal Ballet. He is an Artist Fellow at Queen Mary University of London and a tutor on the Design for Performance and Interaction Masters programme at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.

Alexander has developed a strong network of collaborators across numerous art forms, working with filmmakers, designers, digital artists and composers to create wide-ranging work that seeks to broaden the scope of dance. He is also a member of New Movement Collective, a group of acclaimed dancers and choreographers who seek to redefine the landscape of contemporary dance through creating site-specific and multidisciplinary performance.


Twitter: @alexwhitley

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