Gil Burns Community Dance

Copyright all rights reserved 2017 © Gil Burns                          

Fontys Hogeschool, Tilburg Netherlands, MA Choreography, 2010

Lincolnshire Dance, NVQ Level 3, Arts Development and Teaching, 2005

University of Derby, BA (hons), Performing and Media Arts, 2001

Peterborough Regional College, BTEC National Diploma, Performing Arts, 1998

Qualifications

Experience

2016 April –  June           Walk The Plank, Choreographer, Manchester Day Parade

2015 Sept – 2016          The MS Society, Dance Artist

2015 Sept – Oct              New Art Club – Hercules: A Dance Cabaret, Community Engagement Dance Artist

2015  – Present               Bailey and Burns Theatre, Choreographer

2015/16 May                   Pushing Up Daisies Festival, Dance artist. Flashmob Choreographer.

2015 Apr – June              Dance Manchester, Dance Artist for Manchester Day Parade

2015 March/Nov            Break The Chain Flashmob (Hebden Bridge/Bradford), Community Dance Artist            

2015 Jan – Present         Dance Ability, Batley, Cover lead dance artist

2014 Oct                           Horse and Bamboo Theatre, Choreographer – Hansel and Gretel

2014 Feb – Present        Can’t Dance Can, Freelance Dance Artist, Performer.

2014 Apr – Present         Skylight Circus Arts, Choreographer, Workshop Leader, Performer                                          

2014 Jan – Present         Parkinson’s Dance for Fun, Halifax, Assistant/cover dance artist

2013 Sep – Present        Stilt Batteristas, Performer

2013 Sep – Dec              Rugby League World Cup, Community Engagement Dance Practitioner

2013 May – Jul                 Mr Wilson’s Secondliners New Orleans Band, Choreographer/Movement Consultant

2012 – Present                Mechanics Movement and Sound, Lead Dance Artist

2011 – Present                 Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade, Performer/Choreographer,

2011 – Present                 Limelight Productions, ‘Peppa Pig’ ‘Ben and Holly’ and ‘Octonauts’ live tour outreach Workshop Leader

2008 – Present              Thingumajig Theatre, Street Puppeteer/Performer

2006 – 2014                   Ambassador Theatre Group (Nationwide), Choreographer – large scale youth musicals

2011 – 2013                      Konflux Theatre in Education, Freelance Workshop Director

2012 Apr– May                Wild Rumpus – Spellbound Forest, Co-artistic director ‘Tattercoat’s Ball’

2011 – 2012                      Cheshire Dance, The Moment When Facilitator (freelance)

2009 – 2016                    Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust, Freelance Dance Artist

2010 – 2011                      Ludus Dance, Freelance Dance Artist

2007 – 2010                    Warrington Borough Council, Freelance Dance Artist/Choreographer    

2005 – 2009                   Cheshire Dance, Dance Development Artist

2003 – 2005                   Lincolnshire Dance, Freelance Dance Artist

2002 – 2005                   Blackfriars Arts Centre, Resident Dance Artist

2002 – 2004                   Peterborough Regional College, BTEC and ASDAN Dance Tutor

2002 – 2004                   Cambs Dance, Freelance Dance Tutor

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