BIO

Helen Calcutt dance
Helen Calcutt

Helen studied modern dance and jazz with U.K.A and trained extensively in commercial dance, before moving into her contemporary movement and choreographic practice. She is known for her versatility, musicality, and compelling methods of movement, sharing a unique approach to dance and performance across the U.K. and internationally,

Helen has toured, directed movement, and/or co-created productions for Def Motion, Midland’s Actor’s Theatre, Canela Fina, Integra Lab (dance and science) the BBC, BIDF, and Regional Voice Theatre. She is also a passionate and experienced teacher, working for organisations including The DanceXchange, the Birmingham Hippodrome, One Dance UK, and in third year vocational dance study. Helen’s professional practice is accredited with U.K.A, and she is a qualified creative practitioner with Creative Alliance, and a DDTAL Graduate with Trinity. She is also an experienced and popular Cuban Salsa instructor.

Helen is artistic director of ‘Beyond Words’, a dance-theatre project developing new work in poetry and movement. She is currently training with Polestar, Moss Pilates London, as a Pilates instructor.