Wayne Parsons

Wayne Parsons is a director, choreographer, movement director and facilitator with over 15 years of experience working in the dance and theatre industries.

Wayne graduated from London Contemporary Dance School before embarking on a performance career that spanned 13 years working for some of the worlds leading dance companies and choreographers.

Since retiring from performing Wayne has created works for VOXED alongside receiving commissions from a large variety of groups from youth groups for theatre and dance to new creations for dance collectives for the over 60’s.

In 2013 Wayne established VOXED (formerly Wayne Parsons Dance), a dance theatre company with a focus on the development of work that brings people together through the shared experience of dance. Since establishing VOXED his work has been supported by The Place, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Swindon Dance, East London Dance and Wiltons Music Hall amongst others.

Wayne has been awarded the Enterprise Ideas Fund from East London Dance, the Lisa Ullman Travelling Scholarship Fund and been a finalist at the Copenhagen International Choreography Competition.

Wayne was an Associate Artist at Swindon Dance 2018-2020 and is a Commissioned Artist at Swindon Dance 2020-2022

PAST PERFORMANCE CAREER

Wayne’s long-term engagements as a performer included five years of domestic and international touring with National Dance Company of Wales (NDCWales), three years with Richard Alston Dance Company and Wayne moved to Australia on an invitation by Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela to join Sydney Dance Company.

Wayne has also worked with Motionhouse, Mark Bruce Company, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company, Alexander Whitley Dance Company, Yorke Dance Project, SmallPetitKlein, Joe Moran Dance, Oguike Dance and performed works by the likes of Jacopo Godani, Itzik Galili, Stephen Shropshire and Stephen Petronio amongst others.

WAYNE PARSONS FULL CV

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