A prolific creative director of company House of Absolute, choreographer, performer and teacher, Julia Cheng has extensive expertise in multidisciplinary dance and self-produced work. A runner-up in the Arts Foundation Futures Award 2019 for Hip Hop Dance, she has judged, competed in and won many competitions since 2007 and is a mentor for Breakin’ Convention & BBC Young Dancer.
Julia has considerable stage and theatre commissions, with influences that have led to cross-collaborative works with artists in contemporary dance, music, visual art and poetry. These works have been presented by BBC World Service, ICA, London Jazz Festival, Roundhouse, Sadlers Wells Theatre,V&A museum, Southbank Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome, Contour London Symphony Orchestra, British Council Cairo, Wilderness Festival, China Changing Festival, Jazz Refreshed, Love Supreme Festival, University of Hertfordshire amongst many more. Her technique continues to evolve as she seeks to break boundaries in any given style and creates new work across UK, Europe, Africa and Asia.
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