Lara is a tutor and coach who can plan and teach a range of classes, workshops, choreographic residencies and training events, for beginners through to professionals across the UK and Europe. Lara has 20 years experience developing and managing dance and arts projects for organisations and educational institutions across Wales and the UK.

Lara delivers workshops in Physical Theatre, Contemporary and Creative Dance; exploring processes of devising, improvisation, characterisation, repertoire, contact, lift/partner work, technique and body conditioning.

Lara has led professional class for Earthfall Dance, Gwyn Emberton Dance, Chaturangan and Ransack Dance Company. Delivered sessions for Monmouthshire Youth Dance, choreographed for GED/Ballet Cymru Theatr Hafren Summer School, West Glamorgan Youth Dance and NEWDance Youth companies and leads weekly creative Youth, Vulnerable and Older Adult classes for Motion Control Dance in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Lara has taught extensively across the UK, with choreographic residencies for Earthfall at Wales Millennium Centre, UWTSD, Bath Spa University, Ridings Winterbourne Academy and in Poland with Theatr Association Chorea, Lódz.

As an Independent Dance Artist Lara has taught for many companies, community organisations and educational institutions across Wales and the UK. These include Gwyn Emberton Dance, Liverpool John Moore’s University, Theatr Iolo, TAN Dance, Ensemble Cymru, Cheshire Dance, North East Wales Dance, Dawns i Bawb, Dawns Dyfed, Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council and Malbank School and Arts College.

Photo: North East Wales Dance

“I believe in sharing my passion and experience of creating and performing, by empowering and inspiring others to achieve their goals and dreams, and encouraging them to engage positively with the world around them.”