Jennifer Taggart

Jennifer is a Scottish based dancer, choreographer and teacher. She has been dancing from a young age and gained her BA (Hons)Degree from the Scottish School of Contemporary Dance, prior to this she trained for three years at West College.

Jennifer was the Dance Artist for The Work Room and Tramway as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Fellowship.
She teaches contemporary within dance education and in the community where she teaches a variety of styles from ages 2 years to adults at her school Jennifer Scott Dance. Jennifer has also worked on community projects where she has choreographed for young people for various events and has taught dance to people who are suffering with dementia.
For her professional work Jennifer focusses on contemporary dance and likes to make work that is thought provoking and tackles a variety of subjects using the music as inspiration. Jennifer also puts particular emphasis on the costume to relate to the piece. She enjoys collaborations with other artists as she is responsive to their creative views, processes and believes you can learn from everyone.

Her choreographic work has been shown at Theatre Royal Glasgow, Circulate Newcastle, Dance City where she supported company Fertile Ground, Innovations Chester and Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Jennifer received funding from The Peter Darrell Trust to create new work which she showed at both Go Dance and Edinburgh Fringe where she received a Producers Award for her piece entitled 1440.