Despina Mavrou is artistic director and co-founder of Piece by Piece dance company. She trained in classical, modern and contemporary techniques and choreography in Cyprus and London. Despina's choreography is concerned with issues that affect her personally, as well as societal matters that affect women widely, and tries (and occasionally succeeds) to inject some light-heartedness and humour into her work.
Lucy Palmer is a London Based dance artist. Her choreographic work includes: 140BPM, The Latest Pair of Jimmy Choo’s, To See, Scratch Mark and How am I not myself? These have been presented at: The Crypt Gallery – Kings Cross, Resolution – The Place, Evolution – The Place, and Woking Dance Umbrella. Lucy achieved her MA in Choreography from Middlesex University mentored by Christopher Bannerman, Emilyn Claid and Angela Woodhouse.
'Justine Reeve and Company' make work that reveals the diverse state of existence exploring the unhinged aspects of the human condition. There is an on-going exploration of the relationship between movement, text, music and comedy and how these forms can be used to reveal a mischievous and poignant expression. This has been revealed more recently in her irrepressible web series Smacks of Naff.
Sarah Louise Kristiansen is a Choreographer and Movement Director based in London, UK.
With roots in drama performance, Sarah Louise presents work that is theatrical and travels between contemporary and ballet genres.
In addition to holding a BA (Hons) in Dance from Kingston University, Sarah Louise has travelled the world dancing and has worked in prestigious venues including The Royal Albert Hall (London) The Kremlin Theatre (Moscow), the Gwangju Biennial (Gwangju, South Korea) and has completed further training at Millenium Dance Studios and EDGE Pac in Los Angeles.
MCDC was founded by Artistic Director and Choreographer Michaela Cisarikova in 2014 in London.
Commissions and other Performances include: Breaking Convention 2017 at Sadler’s Wells, Emerge Festival 2016, Resolution 2017, The Living Advent Calendar at Folkestone, East London Dance, Junction Dance, The Space Theatre, The Broadway Theatre, The Longfield Hall, Stara Arena (Czeck Republic), Dom Kultury Cadca (Slovakia), Nakuru Players Theatre (Kenya), Footprint Festival and others.