Jennifer is an award-winning artist and producer and works internationally with diverse groups of people in theatre, film, interactive site-specific and arts for social development projects. After training with Candoco during her degree at London Contemporary Dance School, she became an Artist with Candoco Dance Company in 2006. She has since been involved on myriad projects such as their groundbreaking Foundation Course, the ADAPT program for gifted and talented dancers, Moving Bodies, teacher training programmes and choreographic residencies nationwide and was co-leader of Cando2 Youth Company.
In 2012 Jennifer completed her Masters in Dance Theatre at Trinity Laban and continues to teach as guest lecturer worldwide. She is director of the collaborative dance and physical theatre company ironINC and the arts and cultural exchange program ironINC in Africa. She was Assistant Choreographer on Birmingham Opera’s Othello, nominated for an RPS Award for Best Opera in 2009. In 2011 she won Best Choreography at the UK Music Video Awards for her work on Wave Machines’ Keep the Lights On. She is currently a commissioned artist with Dance Digital and is part of East London Dance’s Bank Program where she co-choreographed the large-scale Tomorrow’s Men project staged in Canary Wharf as part of the London 2012 Festival. She is Co-Artistic Director of the dance and digital technology company make.AMPLIFY. Their present work Apparitions features larger-than-life video mapped projections commissioned as part of the official opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in July 2013.
Affari Esteri "Shlomi Tuizer & Edmond Ruso
Shlomi Tuizer began his career as a dancer for the Batsheva Dance Company working with choreographers such as Ohad Naharin, William Forsythe, Angelin Preljocaj, Jiri Kylian and Russel Maliphant.
He then collaborated with Hervé Robbe in the National Choreographic Center in Le Havre, France, as well as with other choreographers such as Joanne Leighton in Brussels, Lionel Hoche in Paris and Wally Cardona in New York.Projects for 2013 include Tempéraments- a new creation for his company, MotherTongue- a commissioned work for 12 dancers from different Mediterranean countries, and a creation for the National Superior Dance Conservatory in Lyon.
Edmond Russo, After graduating from The Rosella Hightower International Centre of Dance in Cannes, he is engaged by the National Lyon Opera Ballet directed by Yorgos Loukos, in 1992. Within five years, he performs choreographic works by (among others) Maguy Marin, Bill T.Jones, Stephen Petronio, Dominique Bagouet, J.C.Gallotta, William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, Angelin Preljocaj.In December 2001, un-cert'1 chemin is his first solo creation presented in The International Dance Festival in Cannes. In March 2003, he creates and performs his second project with Shlomi Tuizer, the duet Stuttering Piece.The company’s next production, Tempéraments, will be created during 2013 and will premiere in January 2014 in Art Danse Dijon festival and at the National Dance Center in Paris.
Dancer and Dance Instructor She worked in classical dance in Italy, France and the United States of America, before returning to Tunisia in 1988 and running the rhythmic dance department of the National Theater. In 1992 she was commissioned to lead the National Ballet. Since 1997, she has worked in private work and produced numerous dance paintings such as "Searching for a lost center", "Meteors die in silence", "Children of the neighborhood" and others ... Participated in national and international conferences. And published writings about dance. She is one of the founders of the Tunis office of the International Theater Institute, a member of the Tunisian Union of Dramatic and Performing Arts and a member of the Arab Youth Theater Fund.