Associate Artists

Who are they? They may be dancers, dance groups or companies, choreographers or other dance-related artists and practitioners. This year, 21/22 we are supporting six individuals on our Associate Artist Scheme and a Dance Company Tavaziva Dance. Details of the Individual Associated Artists are listed below, please do find out about them, throughout the year we will be featuring their work and look forward to sharing their journey with you.

Wesley Bingwa

I have a qualification In dance all the way from GCSE to Masters degree level, dance Is something I care about a lot and want to progress in to the highest level. I came to Dance Woking’s attention in 2014 when I was a student at Woking College and took part in their first Boys […]

Emily Neighbour

Emily Neighbour

Emily is a freelance community dance artist working across Surrey and West London, specialising in contemporary and creative dance for early years and older adults. Her sessions take place in a wide range of settings such as schools, community centres, care homes, sheltered housing, libraries and hospitals. She believes that dance is for everybody and […]


Sarita Piotrowski

Sarita is a choreographer and movement director following the success of over 20 years in the dance profession including extensive works as a performer and teacher. As a multidisciplinary movement creative, she has worked on productions for theatres such as The National Theatre, West End’s Trafalgar Studios and some of her work is currently present […]

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Matilda Maginnis

I have worked as a dance artist for a variety of companies and choreographers including, DRIFT, FRONTLINEDance, Rees Dance, iiD, Sarita Piotrowski and R.W.D. This included performing in a number of different environments such as in theatres, site-specific locations and in dance films. I am also passionate about creating my own work, I like creating […]

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Ihsaan De Banya

I am an experienced dance practitioner, working across performance and teaching. I have worked with an array of artist with various styles and means of generating movement, including Richard Alston, James Wilton and Clod Ensemble to name a few. I have consistently taught alongside my performance practice with a focus on remaining present within our […]

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Katie Dale-Everett

I am a choreographer and facilitator interested in the movement and communication between all things; body, art, text and thought, focusing on using the human form we exist in, in connection with technology to better understand ourselves and our relationship to the world and others. I am preoccupied with creating innovative artistic structures to tell, […]