Who’s behind us
Sally is a choreographer, movement director, creative producer and educator, and is the Artistic Director of Cscape.
JESSAMIN LANDAMORE is a dancer and yoga teacher originally from Lewes, East Sussex. Trained at London Contemporary Dance School and Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Jessamin has performed nationally and internationally for numerous companies across Europe, Sri Lanka and the USA. Jessamin has also appeared in several operas at the Royal Opera House. Cscape credits: Tree, Venus Flower, When the Shops Shut, Taste, Neptunalia, Hansel and Gretel.
Polly trained at Northern School of Contemporary Dance and continued her studies on the post grad at London Contemporary Dance School. She has since worked with Simon Birch, Royal Opera House, Finn Walker, Thea Sharrock, The People Pile, Jorge Crecis, Theo Clinkard, Kneehigh Theatre, and has danced in many productions with Cscape over the last decade. And now she really is a mother. And she loves it.
Originally from Manchester, Carl graduated from London Contemporary Dance School with a 1st Class Honours and was also the co-winner of the Deutsche Bank Pyramid Award for Contemporary Dance. Since graduating Carl has worked extensively as a performer for Protein Dance, Punchdrunk Theatre, Aletta Collins, Maresa Von Stockert, Fitzgerald & Stapleton, Terry Gilliam, Thick & Tight, Headspace Dance and Theatre Rites. He is also a founding member of The Four Gay Triplets; a queer dance troupe
Bec is one of Cornwall’s recognised creative practitioners. During her career she has performed with some of Cornwall’s ground breaking companies which include Kneehigh Theatre (Red Shoes, King of Prussia) and Wildworks( The Old Man with Enormous Wings).
Suzie West completed a 1st Class BA in Dance & Theatre at Roehampton Uni-versity, then a PGCE at Exeter University and has continued to teach, create and perform contemporary dance in the South West. Suzie is a dedicated re-searcher and ‘meddler’ in the placement of dance in education, for both teachers and the students. Cscape credits: Taste, Neptunalia
Emily is a dancer and choreographer who works across live and digital platforms.She trained at Bretton Hall College of Arts and has since worked across the UK and Northern Ireland touring, teaching, working on site and project based work across communities under the direction of internationally renowned choreographers and directors. She regularly collaborates with artists across disciplines, her film work screened in Budapest, Argentina, USA, Russia and the UK. She is an Associate Artist at HfC, Associate Lecturer at Falmouth University, Associate Practitioner at DR2 and co-founder and co-director of Freefall Dance.
Emily has worked with Cscape as a performer and co-deviser in Neptunalia (for Somersault festival), When the Shops Shut, Enjoy Your Stay, If the Shoe Fits, Don John, Below and Guilty Fingers.
Tom Jackson Greaves
Born in Cornwall, Tom trained at Laban and London Contemporary Dance School and has worked extensively as a performer for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures and Kneehigh, and choreographed for many large scale theatre productions including The Globe and Everyman. Tom has previously danced for Cscape in The Venus Flower and Taste, also choreographing Neptunalia for the company in 2016.
Performer / Creative (Music)
Seamas Carey is a performer, composer and silent film pianist who grew up in Cornwall. At the age of 17 he escaped the clutches of formal education and began work as a multi-instrumentalist and composer for theatre. Since then he has toured continuously throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East and USA.
Martin is a Professional Lighting Designer, Technical Manager and Technician based in Cornwall. Since graduating from Rose Bruford with a 1st Class BA(Hons) in Lighting Design in 2013 he has worked on many productions across dance, theatre and live events in the South West and nationally. Credits include: Cscape (Taste, Neptunalia, Hansel and Gretel, When the Shops Shut), Panta Rei, Canvas Theatre, ‘Owdyado Theatre, Writer’s Block (KEAP), Grit Dance, Goldentree and Freefall Dance.
Tim is a lighting designer & technical practitioner whose creative passion is backed up by pragmatism & practicality.
Mik Weir is trained as a sculptor ad fabricator. Studying at Nottingham, Trent University and also studying theatre design.
Lois is a freelance dancer artist who works across a wide range of contexts. What interests her is the creativity and depth of engagement and the reward of the experience. She creates her own artistic visions and projects, facilitates creative activity for others.
Originally from Bristol, Alice is a 21-year-old Dance and Choreography graduate from Falmouth University. Prior to her degree Alice qualified as a mat work and equipment Pilates instructor. As well as making her own work, she has worked with companies such as: Cscape Dance in Cornwall, Silke Z|resistdance in Köln, Germany and Katie Dale-Everett Dance in Brighton.
Imogen is a Cornish based dance artist, She graduated from Falmouth university with a First Class Honours Degree in dance and Performance
Hana Backland is a North Cornish filmmaker and artist. She specialises in collaborating with community, arts and education settings to produce bespoke film and installation work. She also shoots behind the scenes for large scale film productions and uses camera kit to encourage people to record their own stories and experiences through one-off, often site-specific workshops.
Fiona is delighted to be collaborating with Cscape again this summer to produce Hansel and Gretel costumes . Fiona is a Scenographer working across genres to create dynamic performance spaces. She has worked with companies such as Plymouth Theatre Royal, Kneehigh, Panta Rei Danseteater and many others.
Creative (Installation Artist)
Christina is a freelance project manager working with artists and dancers to bring their projects to performance. She is also a painter and digital installation artist whose work is primarily about ‘Home’ and feelings of homelessness. You will find some of her house sculptures animating the routes of the Hansel and Gretel promenade at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.
Callum Mitchell is a writer and performer from Newlyn. He is an Associate Artist of Hall For Cornwall and co-founder of the theatre company Silly Boys. His new play Storm, directed by Simon Harvey, will be produced by o-region and tour nationally in 2018. Recent theatre credits include: Two Punks And A Tandem (Silly Boys/Bristol Old Vic Ferment) Table Of Delights (Theatre Damfino) and The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls (Homemade/Newlyn Art Gallery).
Sioda is a Performer, Movement director, Choreographer and Teacher based in Leamington spa. She is also a Thai massage Therapist and qualified Yoga instructor. Cscape Credits: Venus Flower (performer), Taste (performer) and Neptunalia (performer for Somersault Festival and rehearsal director for Trebah).
Katie trained at London Studio Centre and London Contemporary Dance School, who is currently working with Gecko Theatre, after joining them in 2015 for The Time of Your Life, a BBC and Battersea Arts Centre co-production that was broadcasted live on BBC4.
Alistair is a London based dance artist. He graduated from London Contemporary Dance School with a First Class Honours Degree.
Nell Martin recently graduated Arts Educational Schools London with a 1st class honours degree in Musical Theatre.
Rob is currently the Co-Leader of the Hall for Cornwall Youth Dance and is the Director of All Boys Dance and teaches across the South West in a wide range of schools, colleges and professional development programmes.