Bio

Socially-Engaged Artist | Dancer | Performer | Workshop Facilitator


Based in Kent and London, I have a MA in Performance Design & Practice from University of the Arts London: Central Saint Martins, a BA in Fine Art from Kingston School of Art and a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design from University for the Creative Arts: Canterbury. I have been dancing from a young age in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz and Lyrical and more recently in Contemporary, Latin and Swing. I have produced work across Kent, London, France, Italy and Berlin on individual and collaborative projects.

“Onward and Upward Mobile-ity with the Arts— or the projection of Elly plus the rebirth of Kate Bush as Staircase Stars. Including marmalading, hula hooping, Funny Facing and cardboard interfacing. Curiously!”

-Scott Ewing (2020)

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