Freelance Dancer, Teacher & Rehearsal Director
Ursula graduated from the New Zealand School of Dance and worked with the Douglas Wright Dance Company and the Royal New Zealand Ballet, before moving to Brussels in 1995 where she danced with Wim Vandekeybus – Ultima Vez, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker – ROSAS, and Thomas Hauert – cie Zoo.
Ursula works now as a freelance dancer and tutor and teaches regularly at P.A.R.T.S, (Performing Arts and Research Studios) Brussels, DDSKS,(Danish National School of Performing Arts) Copen- hagen, and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick.
As a rehearsal director she has worked with Rosas, Paris Opera and Lyon Opera, setting Rosas repertoire.
In 2019, Ursula worked with John Gerrard for the ‘Mirror Pavillion’ project, and with Jenny Roche, Ruth Gibson and Bruno Martelli on ‘Expanded Fields’ which was performed at the Limerick City Art Gallery.
This discussion will cover Mark and Ursula’s close and long working relationship, which also includes experiences of teaching (transmitting ) material to each other as well as to others. Mark and Ursula have taught various repertoire pieces to other dance companies or groups of dancers, and will discuss their experiences and observations on how well […]