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Gavin Coward

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From: Leeds, UK

Trained: Thornes Park College; Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD), Leeds

Joined balletLORENT: 2001

balletLORENT productions: la nuit intime;  Designer Body; Blood, Sweat and Tears; Underneath the Floorboards; Rapunzel; The Night Ball; Love Struck; Snow White; Rumpelstiltskin; After Dark; Great North Star; The Lost Happy Endings; lullaby, The Things That Wait; The Current; Parade

Career: ARC Dance Company; Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake; Royal Opera House; Requardt and Rosenberg; Bock & Vincenzi; Paradox Pictures; Hofesh Shechter Company; Greyscale; Gary Clarke; Adventures in Motion Pictures. Gavin has taught dance education for over 15 years and prides himself on delivering and sharing his knowledge to professional dancers, students, children and the community. He collaborates closely with balletLORENT in the creation and delivery of the company’s Young Cast programmes, working with and directing the children's scenes in balletLORENT’s fairytale productions. He has also choreographed works for further education colleges and various youth companies nationwide.

Photo by Luke Waddington