Co-Artistic Director – Laura originates from Belgium. After training at Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Laura worked extensively with internationally known companies: Shobana Jeyasingh, ACE dance & music, Coda Dance, Motionhouse (‘The Voyage’), Room 2 Manoeuvre, Southpaw Dance Company, DV8, Aakash Odedra (as Rehearsal Director), Gary Clarke, Autin DT (as collaborator), Katye Coe (who was mentor and dramaturg). Since founding VDT in 2013, she has trained with DV8 in Berlin, in flying low techniques with Vangelis Legakis in Hong Kong and was awarded BDN’s inaugural ChoreoMatch.
As Artistic Director, her choreographic outputs include: ‘Angles in Life’, a full length piece for theatre and a short film which has been seen nationally and internationally. ‘Infinite Womanhood’, a solo work performed at the International Choreography Platform in Shanghai and Birmingham International Dance Festival. ‘Echo’ a dance work seen nationally and internationally and ‘Half Light’, a commission by Room Art in collaboration with Melissa Morris and EIF. “yin” toured nationally. “Moo Shim” is still performing. She has appeared in videos and on TV. Laura continues to develop her own creative practice and mentors emerging artists. Laura has been commissioned to create a new work in Belgium in 2021. And is currently working on here DYCP with Peta Lily.