Tony Mills is the Artistic Director of Room 2 Manoeuvre and hails from the Orkney Isles. Since giving up veterinary surgery whites for tights, he has worked with Freshmess Dance Company, State of Emergency, Off Kilter, Iron Oxide, Curious Seed, David Hughes Dance Productions, All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre, Derevo, and the international streetdance show, Blaze. His adventures into choreography have seen him assist Ian Spink for Scottish Ballet’s EIF production, Petruska, as well as commissions for arts organisations and professional and youth dance companies. He has also worked as a movement director/choreographer in theatre for companies such as Terra Incognita and commercially for high profile stars such as Martin Garrix and Kelly Rowland. Tony is a keen ambassador for the breakdance scene in Scotland and has been involved in the production and hosting of major dance events including Castle Rocks Breakdance Championships, Breakin’ Convention and Breakin’ Rules. Tony continually creates new work and projects for Room 2 Manoeuvre, most recently producing the international festival of dance and sport, At Your Leisure. Tony is a die-hard coffee fan and has a lingering penchant for croissants.
R2M projects in the pipeline:
Live & Direct - a new double bill of dance and live music.
Vinyl Frontier - a reimagining of the hip hop throw down.
The Cave - a physical theatre solo with an environmental message.