PhD Research

title. Resistance and reorientation: an exploration of spatial orientation and agency through representations of gender violence in the Hip Hop dance theatre works of British female choreographers

date. 2018 - 2022

location. The University of Surrey, UK

Selected Conference Papers

title. "Willful Girls": Gender violence as a straightening device in Hip Hop dance theatre works by female British choreographers

date. 27th November 2019

location. Guildford School of Acting PGR Symposium, The University of Surrey, UK

title. Resistance and reorientation: an exploration of spatial
orientation and agency through representations of gender
violence in Hip Hop dance theatre work by female British
choreographers

date. 22nd November 2019

location. "Music in the Archives" - Being Human Festival, The University of Surrey, UK

title. THE REMIX: A Hip Hop-inspired method for engaging in community-based research

date. 24th January 2019

location. FASS Festival of Research, The University of Surrey, UK

 

 

title. Y'all Don't Hear Me Though: Hip Hop dance's international flashback as a reclamation of marginalised histories in gender violence

date. 7th - 9th December 2018

location. Show & Prove Hip Hop Studies Conference, UC Riverside, California

title. Flow! - THE REMIX: Dance and Spoken Word, raising voices and reconnecting bodies

date. 23rd - 24th March 2018

location. National Convention of Youth Drama, Scotland

Publications

title. Pass the Mic: The therapeutic potential of Hip Hop Education in dance and spoken word

date. 2020

publication. #HipHopEd: The Compilation on Hip-Hop Education Volume 2

 

title. Exploring consent through theatre, creative writing and dance

date. 2020

publication. Gender and Education Association blog

title. Between the lines - The Question of Regional and Individual Authenticity in a Post-hip-hop world

date. 2019

publication. Deeper Cuts 2019 - The UK Journal of Hip Hop Studies

title. In and Out of Flow! Improvisatory decision making in dance and spoken word

date. 2018

publication. Choreographic Practices Journal

Workshops

title. Agency: defining your own narrative

date. 28th February 2020

location. CHASE Feminist Network event, The Foundling Museum, London

title. The Remix: a collaborative choreographic method

date. 29th January 2020

location. Guildford School of Acting PGR Practice-Sharing Event, The University of Surrey

title. The healing power of culture

date. 22nd - 24th August 2018

location. Edinburgh International Culture Summit, Scottish Parliament

title. Pass the Mic: The therapeutic potential of Hip Hop Education in dance and spoken word

date. 2020

publication. #HipHopEd: The Compilation on Hip-Hop Education Volume 2

Consultancy

project. European Hip Hop Studies Network

role. Regional Representative for Wales

date. May 2019 - Present

details. It is my responsibility to obtain an overview of scholarship and activism in Hip Hop studies throughout Wales, on behalf of the European Hip Hop Studies Network.

project. Pouce! Festival de Danse Jeune Public

role. Research Consultant

date. January 2015 - February 2015

details. Offering advice and knowledge of the UK Dance industry and Education System to MA Students at The University of Bordeaux, studying culture internationally. The focus for this particular project is how UK Dance venues and development agencies work with schools to develop meaningful dance education programmes, and the differences between models of working in England and Scotland.

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