About Natasha Gilmore
Natasha Gilmore is Artistic Director and founder of Barrowland Ballet, a Glasgow based dance theatre company. Born in London, Natasha’s early training was as a junior associate of The Royal Ballet School, Bush Davies and Laban.
An internationally respected choreographer for dance theatre and film, Natasha’s work has toured to six continents. In 2017, Natasha Gilmore was the UK nomination for the ASSITEJ Award for Excellence for her work for young audiences including Little Red (7+), Whiteout (12+) Tiger Tale (7+) and Poggle (6 months - 4 years). Natasha is passionate about working intergenerationally and with untrained dancers, seeing different ages and bodies onstage is central to her practice. In 2016 Natasha established an intergenerational company, The Wolf Pack, which subsequently won the Most Innovative Project at the 2019 ‘Generations Working Together’ National awards. Most recently Natasha has been recognised for her developing practice in contemporary dance work with and for neuro-diverse audiences and children with complex needs.
Her resent video installation piece Family Portrait won The Bobby award for the Best of the Fest at the Edinburgh Fringe festival and her film Whiteout Whiteout became an award winner at San Francisco Indie Short Festival for their September 2021 edition.
As a dancer, Natasha has worked with Rose’s Thoughts, Protein Dance and Jasmin Vardimon, before moving to Glasgow to be the Artist in Residence at Dance House.