Janis Claxton

Choreographer Janis Claxton is based in Edinburgh where she is Artistic Director of the multi-award winning contemporary dance company Janis Claxton Dance. Originally from Australia, Janis works internationally as a choreographer, movement director, teacher and producer. Choreography includes for Janis Claxton Dance, Beijing Dance/LDTX, Scottish Opera, National Dance Company of Wales, Dantzaz Contemporary Dance Company, Beijing Dance Academy, DPAC (Malaysia), and many more. Movement Directing includes for National Theatre of Scotland, Lung Ha, Grid Iron and Back to Back Theatre Companies and Sichuan People’s Art Theatre. Janis Claxton Dance latest and highly acclaimed work POP-UP Duets(fragments of love), was presented as part of the 2016 Made in Scotland Showcase at National Museum of Scotland and made it’s international debut at the 2017 Kaohsiung Spring Arts Festival in Taiwan.