Our amazing Team!
Becky Leslie Producer
Becky Leslie is a London based dance artist. Having graduated from London Studio Centre in 2014 with a first class honours degree in Contemporary Dance she began to find a passion in facilitating dance. This lead to independently producing dance platform evenings, producing for Wac Arts Charity and assisting experienced producerson large scale performances at Sadlers Wells and the Royal Albert Hall. Gaining this experience has lead to working with independent London based choreographers and Giulia with J7s Dance in January 2017.
Alongside producing Becky works at The Royal Academy of Dance and still works freelance within the community on dance projects whether that be producing or teaching.
Mau Loseto Music Composer
Mau Loseto is a London based music composer and percussionist.
He has worked with the National Company of Classical Theatre of Spain and the National Orchestra of Spain as well as collaborated with institutions like the Royal College of Art (London, UK), London Film School, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London, UK) and ArtCenter College of Design (Pasadena, California, US).
Currently, he is studying a Master in Composition for Screen at the Royal College of Music (London, UK) and is a RCM Award Holder, supported by an Elsie Gertrude Martin Award.
Recently, Mau has composed and produced the music for short films that have been screened at the Festival de Cannes and the Aesthetica Short Film Festival. Also, he has been a finalist in the Krakow Film Music Festival competition.
Michelle Bristow Costume Designer
Originally from Yorkshire, Michelle moved to London at 16 to fulfil her dream of becoming a Costume Designer.
Two years later, she had achieved a Triple Distinction in the National Diploma in Fashion and Clothing from Uxbridge College.
She then went on to gain an Upper Second Class Honours degree in Costume Design for Theatre and Screen from Wimbledon College of Art in 2014. This is where Michelle really began to foster her style of creating concepts and ideas to support the vision of the work being produced; something regularly reflected in her current body of work. Michelle has undertaken a huge variety of work experience opportunities in theatre, dance and film, most notably working in the alterations work room on Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo”.
Most recently Michelle has been working for Watford Palace Theatre on their 2016 season.
Alicia Clarke Photographer
Alicia is a London based photographer focussing on portraits, dance and documentary photography. She shoots for editorial features, arts organisations, PR and design companies and her work appears in national magazines and supplements, in poster campaigns and promotional literature. Clients include Soho House, Somerset House, The Place, Pan Macmillan, Sony and Protein Dance.
In collaboration with Create Arts, Alicia facilitates photography workshops for vulnerable groups in society and has also run dance photography workshops as part of several Arts Council funded arts and dance festivals.
Alicia holds an MA Photography from the London College of Communication and continues to work on personal projects concerning gender and identity. She gratefully acknowledges support received from the European Regional Development Fund.
Kieron Johnson Lighting Designer
Kieron Johnson is a Lighting Designer based in London, UK. University of Hull alumni, studying Drama and Theatre Practice, it was here that he discovered a passion for Lighting for the Stage. Upon completing his degree, Kieron undertook training at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance as their Production Intern. Kieron is an affiliate member of the Association of Lighting Designers. Specialising in lighting for Theatre, Contemporary Dance and Live Performance Art, Kieron has worked with many influential artists and companies including Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Opera North, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Transitions Dance Company, Company Wayne McGregor, Matthew Bourne for New Adventures, Kerry Nicholls, Jessica Wright (CWM Company Dancer), Stephanie Schober, Dam Van Huynh and Motionhouse.
Lidia Crisafulli Photographer
Lidia Crisafulli, born in 1991, armed only with a very simple reflex and eager to learn, manages to sail from her hometown, Catania, not very productive in terms of photography, arriving at the (imaginary) port of Milan, to join Istituto Italiano di Fotografia. Here she has an opportunity to deepen her knowledge of photography. After graduation she decides to enter showbusiness (naturally, behind the lens) and she goes to Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milan, photographing actors, musicians, shows, concerts.
Currently she works among London, Milan and Catania. Lidia collaborates with many magazines, such as Kairos Magazine, Musica Jazz and a lot of theatre companies. She also loves reportage and street photography. Her pictures have been displayed in many exhibitions in Italy. Among these was her personal exhibition “Semu tutti devoti tutti” in Catania.
Emily May Reviewer
Emily May, is currently training at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She has worked with a variety of choreographers, most notably Rosie Kay which has led to her becoming a Director of Rosie Kay Dance Trust. Her choreography has been presented at various theatres around Worcestershire, Worcester Cathedral and most notably at The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Emily reviews dance, theatre and art for A Younger Theatre, Oxford Dance Writers, Mode&Motion, and was part of the reviewing team for Resolution festival 2016. Emily is fascinated by European art, literature, and Classical Antiquity, and is passionate about discovering interrelations between her academic and choreographic interests