Dan Watson

Performer

Dan was a formative member of StopGAP Dance Company before moving on to work with such artists as Wendy Houstoun, Nigel Charnock, Stan Wont Dance, 5 Men Dancing, Slung Low Theatre, Protein Dance, Sweetshop Revolution, Seven Sisters Group and Freddie Opoku-Addaie amongst others. He is a collaborating artist on UNDER directed by Portuguese artist Miguel Moreira (Utero) and features in the award winning short film You, directed by Graham Clayton Chance. Dan joined Gecko for The Time Of Your Life, broadcast live on BBC4.

In 2012 Dan was the Choreographic Assistant on the Universal/Working Title movie of the musical Les Miserables. He has created two solo pieces; Semi Detached and Precariously, the duet Jacket Dance and has created work for StopGAP, Flight Effect and Them Two Dance. More recently he was choreographic assistant on Dancehall (CAST) and co-choreographer for The National Commemoration of the Battle Of The Somme in Manchester, choreographing a cast of over 350 volunteers and professionals to perform to an audience of 19,000 people.