Lynn Shaw

As a freelance dance artist Lynn began her teaching career as Founder/Artistic Director of Citymoves Dance Agency Fusion Youth Dance Company. Under Lynn’s leadership Fusion performed and toured at leading National Youth Dance events, including representing Scotland at Udance (2012) at The Southbank London, Aberdeen’s Olympic Torch (2012) and performed at the Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival (2014) Glasgow and BBC Alba documentary “Dannsa”

In 2016 Lynn co-created the short film “Borderline” See Me Mental Health Organisation and Glasgow Film Theatre commissioned, to be screened as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival 2016. Since then, the film has been selected to screen at Palm Springs Short Film Festival 2017, Glasgow Short Film Festival 2017, (C Screen) Barcelona May 2018, Screendance Film Festival, Stockholm April 2018 and Newport Beach Film Festival April 2018.

Recently she presented and screened “Borderline” at the British and Irish Study of Personality Disorder Conference in Cardiff. Lynn and Film Director Lindsay Goodall have received funding from Creative Scotland’s Screen Fund, to attend the Screendance Festival, Sweden in April 2018.

Since 2015 Lynn established the Young Promoters Scheme aimed at creating opportunities for young people to programme professional theatre and dance at North East Arts Touring. She has also recently completed an MEd in the Performing Arts (Dance) at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.