Mon, 11 Apr|
DMU PACE Building - Studio 4
CONTEMPORARY - Mel Knott
Mel’s class has a contemporary focus and draws from her technical practice in a range of dance forms. We will move in whatever way we feel on the day, inspired by you, the participants, your needs and desires with the hope of the class being invigorating, inspiring and just a great workout for all.
Time & Location
11 Apr 2022, 19:00 – 20:30
DMU PACE Building - Studio 4, 7BQ, Richmond St, Leicester LE2 7GZ, UK
About the event
Mel’s class has a contemporary focus and draws from her technical practice in a range of dance forms. We will move in whatever way we feel on the day, inspired by you, the participants, your needs and desires with the hope of the class being invigorating, inspiring and just a great workout for everyone involved.
Mel is a dance artist and educator, who works as a teacher, choreographer, movement director and consultant with a range of arts organisations. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Community Dance Practice at De Montfort University and Associate Dance Artist at Curve Theatre, Leicester. Mel teaches dance and choreographs in youth, community and professional contexts. Mel was the choreographer most recently for Garbo & Me (2021) for Central School of Speech and Drama, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (2021) for Curve Theatre; The Polar Express (2018, 2019) for Vintage Trains, Birmingham; for Curve’s community productions of Fiddler on the Roof (2018) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017); and movement director on Made at Curve productions of Giraffes Can’t Dance (2019), Cat in the Hat (2018), Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine (2017), Breakfast at Tiffany’s (2016), Roald Dahl’s The Witches (2015/16). She has also created a number of dance pieces for stage, film and site-specific environments for Curve Young Dance Company and been choreographer for other musical theatre youth productions including The Siren Club (2018) andOklahoma! Mel was also the Leicester based-dance artist for New Art Club’s Hercules (2015) and in 2014 she worked alongside Nikolai Foster to create a large-scale community performance for Richard III reinterment at Leicester Cathedral. Mel leads professional development and advisesteachers, dance artists and dance organisations on delivering high quality dance education to children and young people.
Photo credit: Brian Slater
*Studio space supported in Kind by DMU*
CAR PARKING & DIRECTIONS
Studio 4 is wheelchair accessible
There is NO parking directly outside of PACE building.
The Newark or the Gateway roads have free parking after 6pm.
Alternativly car parking will be available in the main DMU visitor car park located at LE2 7DP.
LPI ProClass - Mon 11th April£6.33+£0.16 service fee