Belgian born Laura Vanhulle moved to the UK in 2006, to complete her BA(hons) degree at Northern School of Contemporary Dance and was selected to undertake an apprenticeship with Ace Dance and Music, Shobana Jeyasingh(Counterpoint) and Motionhouse (The Voyage).
She has since maintained a successful career performing for a diverse range of companies and choreographers, including Mickael Marso Riviere, Oliver Robert Russell, Coda Dance Theatre, Keneish Dance Theatre, Rutherford Dance Company, Sonia Sabri Company, Room2Manoeuvre, Autin Dance Theatre, Ace Dance and Music, Gary Clark, Gustavo Oliveira, Rogue Play, South Paw dance Company and James Wilton, touring nationally and internationally.
Laura has a strong teaching reputation across the UK, on behalf of organisations such as NSCD, The Place, Rambert, Trip Space (London), Swindon Dance, Dance City, Dance East, The Lowry, Freefalldance, DanceXchange, Elmhurst, Wolverhampton University, Coventry University, Edge Hill University. She has taught Internationally in Portugal-Porto (Summer Intensive Portugal), Greece and Belgium (Muda – Passerelle).
In 2013 Laura established Vanhulle Dance Theatre and has choreographed a range of indoor and outdoor works, including Angles in Life, Echo, Infinite Womanhood, Yin and Moo Shim. Most recently, Laura Vanhulle is touring alongside Oliver Russell in VDT’s new outdoor work, Dovetail, choreographed by Mickael Marso Riviere, music composed by Domenico Angarano.
Laura studies Negaca Capoeira under the instruction of Mestre Chitaozinho and the Korean martial art Tang Soo Do under Grand Master Khan. In July 2022 she was selected to represent Great Britain at the WTSDA World Championships in Greensborough, North Carolina, USA. She won gold in Hyungs, weapons, and sparring, in the brown belt adult female division.