John Scott

John Scott is from Dublin and a choreographer, performer, singer, founder and Artistic Director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre.

Works include Everything Now, Heroes, Lear, Fall and Recover, Actions, HYPERACTIVE at Ireland’s Abbey Theatre on the Peacock stage, Dublin Dance Festival, Galway International Arts Festival, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Dublin Fringe Festival, Ireland and internationally at New York Live Arts, La MaMa, Danspace Project at St Mark’s Church, PS 122, New York and Dance Base, Edinburgh, Sounded Bodies Festival and Queer Zagreb, Croatia, Les Hivernales, Avignon, Tanzmesse Dusseldorf, Forum Cultural Mundial, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and throughout Europe.

He performed in Meredith Monk’s Quarry (Spoleto Festival) and for Yoshiko Chuma, Sarah Rudner, Anna Sokolow and Thomas Lehmen. He recently collaborated with Pan Pan Theatre on Beckett’s ‘QUAD’.

John has been awarded the African Refugee Network’s Culture Award for his work with Refugees and Survivors of Torture and John is one of the subjects of Sadlers Wells’ 52 Portraits with Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargin and Hugo Glendinning.