IRIS BORRAS

Dancer: At the end we begin

Iris is a dance artist from Barcelona. She started her training at Institut del Teatre in Barcelona. After graduating she joined VERVE, the Postgraduate Performance Company of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, where she toured through Europe new creations from Efronini Protopapa, Renaud Wiser, Athina Vahla and Anton Lachky.

Lately she has been collaborating with MicroMacro&Friends dancing in the piece “Rambling’s gonna be the death of me”, with performances in UK and Spain. Since September 2016 Iris joined Kor’sia Dance Company (Madrid), playing a role in the piece “Cul de Sac” and creating a new duet.

Her interests range from illustration, dance and to politics. Iris looks at defining her style of dance, challenging her limits, expanding her artistic vision and developing her creativity, whilst working as a professional dancer.

Photo: Irene Moray 


FAYE STOESER 

Dancer: At the end we begin

Faye Stoeser trained at The Urdang Academy (2011-12) and then London Studio Centre (2012-15) graduating with a First Class honours degree. Faye initially trained in jazz and street styles before finding her love for contemporary during her time at London Studio Centre, where she performed works by Henri Oquiki, John Ross and Jose Agudo. Since graduating she has also discovered new areas of dance which interest her from the underground dance scene, particularly Voguing which she continues to develop, and compete in battles.

Since 2015, Faye has worked with companies including Keneish Dance, Ace Dance and Music, B Hybrid Dance, and UnTitled Dance as well as choreographers, Jose Agudo, Theo ‘TJ’ Lowe (TLDT, Channel 4's Random Acts) and Muti Musafiri. Commercially, Faye has performed at the Video Music Awards (Melody Squire), London Fashion Week and Adobe UK (Brian Gillespie, B-Hybrid), amongst others. 

Photo: Darren Bell

ROBERT ANDERSON 
Dancer: At the end we begin


At the age of 15 Rob discovered B-boying (Breakdance) and soon joined the world renowned Bad Taste Cru, who he continues to battle and perform with. Rob became interested in contemporary dance during his A-levels, before joining the degree course at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (graduating with the Carolyn Woolridge award for outstanding performance) and eventually touring as part of the post-graduate company: Verve 2015-16. 

Throughout his professional career Rob has worked with Artists such as Anton Lachky, Renaud Wiser, Avatara Ayuso, Anthony Lo-Guidice, Josh Hawkins and most recently Robby Graham (Southpaw Dance). 

As a choreographer Rob has created multiple works including a solo titled 'Wonderboy' for 2012's Breakin' Conventions Hip Hop Surgery, and has recently been commissioned to develop new work with Dance City in Newcastle. Rob's main artistic interests lie in the exploration of B-boy and contemporary techniques, combining both practices to investigate and discover new and dynamic movement. 

Photo: Zoe Bradley

EMMA FARNELL-WATSON

Dancer: Moments in 360

Emma is a British dancer based in London. She trained for two years at London Contemporary Dance School, before leaving midway through her third year to join Jasmin Vardimon Company in 2016. Since joining the company she has performed in Tanhausser at the Royal Opera House and been part of the new creation Pinnochio, which toured September to December 2016. She will begin the Spring Tour in March 2017. Until then she is freelancing, working with IC movement on an event for SWATCH and a Channel 4 Random Acts film amongst other artistic projects. 

In 2013 she worked with Jasmin Vardimon through the National Youth Dance Company, and Cameron McMillan through English National Ballets Youth Company. In 2015 she received the Cohan Scholarship for Outstanding Potential as a Performer. The same year she performed on BB4 as part of the BBC Young Dancer Competition.

In 2016 she danced for DJ Tiesto, Underworld and Corners of the Earth in music videos and worked with the BBC on the period drama, Life in Squares. She has also since worked with Dane Hurst, New Movement Collective, Antoine Marc, Adam Rae, Charlie Edmonds and once before with Richard Chappell Dance on the original creation of Moments in 360.