Many of my works have developed as a necessary response to the unfamiliar. In my dances I then celebrate the struggle and new sense of order that is created when negotiating safety and vulnerability, the spontaneous and the predetermined. By approaching my dance with curiosity I welcome and question the qualities and movement languages I have studied. These include contact improvisation, modern dance, latin american social dances, flamenco, pantomime, ballet, martial arts, Laban studies and somatic movement practices. I search to find expressive form to movements, processes and sensations within the body, to give life to the invisible history within the performer, and to discover how and when these individual stories become collective experiences. This particular investigation has developed by committing to work in close collaboration with other inspiring movement, music and visual artists as well as engaging with members of diverse communities.