Brighton-based choreographer, performer and stage designer, Theo Clinkard has swiftly built an international reputation for creating compelling and visually arresting dance works.


Following twenty years performing in work by many of the UK’s most celebrated dance makers, he launched his own company in 2012 to develop a portfolio of work that explores the communicative potential of the body and the empathetic nature of dance in performance. His company have toured extensively across the UK and internationally, receiving critical and audience acclaim.


Theo has premiered 26 original dances to date including tow high profile international commissions, 'Somewhat still, when seen from above' for Tanztheatre Wuppertal Pina Bausch and 'The Listening Room' for Danza Contemporanea de Cuba.


This Bright Field is his first large scale company work. Created for a cast of twelve performers, the work premiered in Brighton Festival 2017 before touring UK in October 2017.


He is an Associate Artist at Brighton Dome & Festival and Dance4 and recently received an Honorary Fellowship from Plymouth University.

Photo, Pari Naderi

Design, Konstantinos Trichas


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