Louise Blackwell

Jennifer Malarkey

Jennifer is a choreographer, director and teacher. She is Director of Encounter who make shows about (extra) ordinary events, ideas and people. She is committed to creating innovative work with dance and new writing, working in collaboration with both trained and untrained performers from a range of communities. The company’s mission is to interrogate how contemporary writing and dance can co-exist at the heart of new work, exploring innovative ways in which to generate text through a shared process to construct narrative and physical worlds.

Louise is working with Jen on new ideas and as part of the Surf the Wave Artist as Entrepreneur programme.

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