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copyright  "Danse Ariège"  2019

Lewis Wilkins

Lewis trained at London Contemporary Dance School, and there he began his journey into Contact Improvisation. He graduated in 2009 and has since performed choreographers and companies including; Tom Dale, TrashDollys, Jean Abreu, New Adventures, Richard Alston, Léa Tirabasso, Riccardo Buscarini, The National Theatre for Angels in America directed by Marianne Elliot, and Scottish Dance Theatre. While dancing for Scottish Dance Theatre Lewis performed in existing repertoire by Hofesh Shechter, Liv Lorent, and Fleur Darkin; and in new creations with Victor Quijada, Jo Strømgren, Damien Jalet and Jorge Crecis. 

 

Lewis began teaching professionally in 2012, and has been specialising his pedagogy towards Contact Improvisation since 2014. He teaches CI and floor work for open and company professional classes in the UK and abroad, and recently taught for DV8 Physical Theatre. Lewis teaches regularly on the degree programmes at London Contemporary, London Studio Centre, and Rambert School. He taught at the festival Agitart Figueres Es Mou 2018 in Catalonia, and has been programmed to teach at B12 festival 2019 in Berlin.