Cultured Mongrel are dedicated to being well informed regarding developments in the ever changing
dance sector. Utilising her extensive and growing knowledge Artistic Director EJP has been employed
as a consultant and guest speaker for several
organisations and individuals.
Should you require consultation support please do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss
your needs. In the case that EJP is unable to assist you, she is highly likely to know someone who can!
The Edinburgh College Creative Advisory Panel for Employability meets
to discuss the best methods of equipping Creative Industries students
for working life. As part of the panel EJP also speaks annually to
students at the Creative Industries Employability Day covering
topics such as building a career in dance, surviving as an
independent artist and branding your practice.
Working with teachers from across the Lothians and Borders EJP
supports them to better understand and deliver the outcomes
required for Higher Dance Qualification. From building a deeper
understanding of practical technique, to helping develop assessment
material her aim is to put teachers at ease whilst finding ways to
ensure students gain as much as possible from their studies.
DANCE EDUCATION REVISITED
Representing Scottish Arts Practitioners with Imaginate, EJP attended
a six day conference in Hasselt in February 2015. Six international organisations led by Mooss (Belguim), namely IDOCDE (Austria),
Elim Sende Association (Turkey), Zodiac (Finland), Imaginate (Scotland), Passarelle (Belgium) and Vera Bargman (Netherlands), were invited to exchange knowledge and experience on dance education with
children and young people.
Advising on the history of Vogue and exploring the core of the
dance style under invitation of Drew Taylor in his athletic poetic
exploration of visibility and activism 44 Stories which shares
stories from the 44 out of 71 competing Commonwealth
countries that outlaw homosexuality. Part of the Glasgow
Commonwealth Games Cultural Festival 2014.