Penny Chivas

Contact Improvisation

Dancer, teacher and traveller, Penny Chivas is based in Glasgow with an interest in Contact Improv and cross-artform practices. As a dancer she has worked with choreographers such as Ian Spink, Frank McConnell and Chris Devaney in Scotland, as well as Canadian CI leaders such as Pam Johnson and Karen Kaeja. She is currently working with visual artist Dominic Snyder on "The Snyver Project", a series of investigations between dance, drawing and sculpture on performance and teaching projects. Penny has  taught for Anniesland College, Paragon Ensemble and Dance House as well as guest teaching in Mexico, Australia and Canada. She is a graduate of WAAPA and VCA (BA (Dance)(Hons.) Australia) and the Embodied Dancer Yoga teacher training Pro course with Abby Hoffman in London. Penny co-ordinates @TheGlasgowJam with Tom Pritchard.


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