Dance Ireland Programme Mananger 

Louise has a background in dance as a performer, teacher and choreographer and has previously held positions as Dance Artist in Residence for Dumfries and Galloway County Council (2006 – 2008), Dancer in Residence for South Dublin County Council and RUA RED Arts Centre (2008 – 2011), Public Programme Manager for South East Dance (2012-2014), Creative Learning Producer at Dance Umbrella Festival (2014 – 2017) and Manager of the Grainstore, dlr’s youth arts facility (2017 – 2019).
Her work in arts and dance management encompasses engagement with young people and communities, artist development, and programming performances and participatory experiences in dance.

She is interested in dance dramaturgy, socially engaged practice and choreographic thinking.