Julie Cunningham

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Julie Cunningham has worked professionally as a dance artist for 15 years performing, both nationally and internationally. After training at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London, Cunningham worked with Ballett der Stadt Theater Koblenz, Germany, Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Michael Clark Company.

Cunningham has worked on projects with Boris Charmatz for Musée de la Danse and is a guest teacher at Trinity Laban and Zurich University of the Arts. In 2014 Cunningham was awarded Outstanding Modern Performance at the Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for New Work with Michael Clark Company, and was nominated for the Emerging Artist award for choreography in 2016.

Cunningham was the inaugural Leverhulme Choreography Fellow at Rambert and was part of the dance artist/curator mentorship programme through Siobhan Davies Dance. Julie Cunningham & Company was launched in 2017 and became associate company of Rambert in 2018. Cunningham has created new work that has been performed at the Barbican, The Place, Dance Base Edinburgh, Tramway Glasgow, Siobhan Davies Studios, Wilderness Festival, National Theatre River Stage, V&A Museum, Southbank Centre and Shoreditch Town Hall as part of Dance Umbrella Festival.