DX Choreography Award Holders / Spring 2017


Adam Rutherford:  Adam is the Artistic Director of both Rutherford Dance Company and the multi award-winning Rutherford Dance Company Youth. Adam will be using his award to develop ONE, a frank and honest autobiographical solo. Read Adam’s Q&A





Laura Vanhulle: Laura is a nationally recognised dance artist with a strong teaching reputation regionally, having worked with several Midlands dance companies including ACE dance and music, Motionhouse, Aakash Odedra and Sonia Sabri Company. The award will support her

work-in-progress Infinite Womanhood giving her the opportunity to work with a dramaturg for the first time. Read Laura’s Q&A




Rebecca Thomas: Rebecca has been working in dance for over twelve years as a performer, teacher, facilitator, producer, curator and choreographer. Rebecca is currently Creative Producer for Birmingham Dance Network. The award will enable her to develop her solo piece Here We AreRead Rebecca’s Q&A




Subhash Viman Gorania: Subhash came into Indian classical dance through hip-hop, which gives him a distinct style beyond the classical vocabulary of Bharatanatyam and Kathak. The award will help Subhash to develop the dramatic structure and technical boundaries of his new work. Read Subhash’s Q&A