Tricia Anderson MSc BEd SMTO

Tricia has been working as a dancer/choreographer in Scotland for over 30 years, having performed and taught in many different situations. She works with Scottish Dance Theatre creative learning department. Interests and in working with trees, playing in and on the water, collaborating with science and art and playing with paints.
In 2010-12,Tricia fulfilled an ambition to make a short film about Norman McLaren, animator and relative, and spent 2014 with the Centre for Moving Image, teaching people about McLaren's life through dance as well as animation. In 2016 Tricia was an artist in residence at Duncan of Jordanstone, creating a series of dance and visual pieces in response to the River Tay.
In 2000 she was awarded an arts Council bursary to travel to Galicia researching dance and music traditions. This resulted in a collaboration with fiddler and step dance Amy Geddes developing a body of dance work weaving together threads of contemporary technique and traditional dance and music.
Over the years Tricia has developed a reputation for her pioneering work with young people and children. in 1982 she was awarded the Scottish Choreographic Prize for 'Sojourn' and performed solo at Edinburgh festival Fringe on a number of occasions. One memorable solo, 'Tibetan Book of the Dead', was much acclaimed. She is also a qualified massage therapist.