Sophie is a dance artist and practitioner with an interest in community practice. Sophie is originally from Cumbria and trained at The Northern Ballet School in Manchester before pursuing further study at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Sophie is passionate about facilitating positive experiences in dance and her interests in dance in education and the community have remained at the core of practice through a variety of roles as dancer, dance teacher and dance projects manager. Sophie currently leads COAST, Pavilion Dance South West’s resident youth dance company and contributes as a Visiting Tutor on the BA (Hons) Dance Programme at AUB.
Alongside her work teaching and leading within the brilliant SW community, Sophie is also studying a MA in Professional Dance Practice as a distance learner with Middlesex University, her research is focused around eco-somatic inquiry. Sophie is delighted to be working with the wonderful team of artists at FuZe8 dance company.