Meet The Team

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Glenn Graham

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Director - Glenn Graham Dance 

Resident Director & Principal Dancer - Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures

Born in Nottingham, Glenn started his professional training at the Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance.

 

On graduating in 2003 Glenn joined Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, performing in Nutcracker! and Swan Lake for the Sadler’s Wells seasons touring extensively throughout the UK, Japan and South Korea. Glenn has also performed the principal role of the Swan/Stranger on numerous occasions in the UK, Paris, Antwerp, Shanghai and USA. Glenn's other roles for New Adventures include The Angel and Tom in Cinderella and Bruno and Rocco in The Car Man. In 2017 Glenn created the role of Grischa Ljubov in the Olivier award winning ‘The Red Shoes’.

 

In 2006 Glenn joined Compañía Metros de Danza under the direction of Ramon Oller and later Ballet Santa Coloma under the direction of David Campos in Barcelona.

From 2007/10 he joined Introdans, in The Netherlands, touring the world dancing signature roles in choreography by Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Matz Ek, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Paul Lightfoot & Sol Leon, Inbal Pinto, Hans Van Manen, Fernando Melo, Nils Christie, Cayetano Soto, Robert Battle and Alwin Nikolias.

 

In 2011 he became a member of Phoenix Dance Theatre under the directorship of Sharon Watson. During his time there he performed choreography by Aletta Collins, Henri Oquike, Richard Alston, who Ana Lujan Sanchez, Jose Agudo, Richard Wherlock, Charlotte Vincent and Sharon Watson.

 

Glenn choreographed 'Intimate Windows' for Introdans 2009 DANSEMAKEN, a collaboration with Dutch fashion designers, also 'And yet we still stand tall' for The University of Cumbria in Carlisle.

 

Glenn's teaching credits include Matthew Bourne's New Adventures, Royal Ballet School, English National Ballet School, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Rambert School, Shoreditch Youth Dance Company, New College Nottingham, The Place, London summer intensives and Company 12 of which he became patron of since opening in 2012.

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Sandrine Monin

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Associate Director - Glenn Graham Dance

Freelance choreographer based in Leeds.

www.sandrinemonin.com

 

Sandrine Monin is a freelance dance artist and choreographer.

After graduating from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Lyon in France, she pursued her studies in Germany as part of the European programme D.A.N.C.E led by Forsythe, McGregor, Preljocaj and Flamand and graduated from Palucca Hochschule Dresden with a Masters Degree.

 

As a professional dancer, she has worked for over 13 years with varied choreographers and performed for renowned companies (Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, Phoenix Dance Theatre) around the UK, Europe and internationally.

In parallel of her performing career, she has developed her own choreographic work, supported by Arts Council England and has been commissioned to create for dance companies, theatre, youth groups and music video. In 2017, she was identified as future leader by One Dance UK’s mentoring programme and awarded the Choreographer’s Observership. 

 

Continuously sharpening her skills (MA Choreography - Central School of Ballet, Business and Finance course - Open University), she is passionate about teaching and nurturing the next generation of dancers as well as advocating the benefits of dance in our society, to connect and empower people. Using dance as channel for deeper connection.

 

List of choreographers worked with:

  • Agnès Nolthenuis

  • Waldemar Bartkowski

  • Davy Brun

  • Yuval Pick

  • Michel Keleminis

  • Frederic Lescure

  • William Forsythe

  • Wayne McGregor

  • Angelin Preljocaj

  • Frederic Flamand

  • Hans Henning Paar

  • Christian Spuck

  • Gustavo Ramirez Sansano

  • Fernando Melo

  • Sharon Watson

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