About Dan Watson
Dan Watson is a London based artist working somewhere between dance, performance and messing about. Dan was a formative member of StopGAP Dance Company before moving on to perform 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 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,Sweetest Things and VENUS; and the duets Jacket Dance and Largely Unsung and has been commissioned by StopGAP, Flight Effect and Them Two Dance. Dan was the Choreographic Assistant on the Universal/Working Title movie of the musical Les Miserables. Other choreographic/movement 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. Most recently Dan was co-director/creator on A Little Space, a collaboration between Gecko and Mind The Gap.