Wayne McGregor

  Male      British      Dancer

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Wayne McGregor CBE (born 1970) is a British choreographer of contemporary modern dance. His work is known for its particular vocabulary of movement, for its integration of dance with film and visual art, and for its incorporation of computer technology and biological science. He is the Artistic Director of Wayne McGregor Random Dance, Resident Company at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London and the Resident Choreographer of The Royal Ballet, appointed 2006; He is Professor of Choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and holds an honorary doctor of science degree from Plymouth University. He was the government’s first Youth Dance Champion, appointed 2008. In 2004 McGregor was a Research Fellow in the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge. His work continues to explore the relationship between movement and brain science.

McGregor has created new work for international companies including La Scala Theatre Ballet of Milan; Paris Opera Ballet; Nederlands Dans Theatre; San Francisco Ballet; Stuttgart Ballet; New York City Ballet; The Australian Ballet; and English National Ballet of London. He served as Movement Director for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and choreographed music videos for Radiohead ("Lotus Flower") and Atoms for Peace ("Ingenue"). His next work will be "Woolf Works" for The Royal Ballet, his first full length piece for the company, drawing on themes from Virginia Woolf's "Mrs Dalloway", with music by Max Richter...

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