Dan Watson

Dan was a formative member of StopGAP Dance Company before moving on to work with such artists as Gecko, 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 was 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. As a maker he has created the solos Semi Detached, Precariously and Sweetest Things; and the duets Jacket Dance and Largely Unsung. He has also been commissioned by StopGAP, Flight Effect and Them Two Dance. In 2012 Dan was the Choreographic Assistant on the Universal/Working Title movie of the musical Les Miserables. Other choreographic work includes Rita, Sue and Bob Too (Out Of Joint), Dancehall (CAST) and 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.

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