Julie Cunningham has worked professionally as a dance artist for fifteen years performing both nationally and internationally. After training at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London, Julie has worked with Ballett der Stadt Theater Koblenz, Germany, Michael Clark Company and spent many years in the USA working with ground-breaking choreographer Merce Cunningham (no relation).
In 2014, she was awarded “Outstanding Modern Performance” at the Critics Circle National Dance Awards for ‘New Work’ with Michael Clark Company and was the inaugural Leverhulme Choreography Fellow at Rambert. In 2018 Julie became a New Wave Associate of Sadler’s Wells.
Julie Cunningham & Company was launched in 2017 and became associate company of Rambert in 2018.
"I am thrilled to be a Dance East associate artist and am looking forward to building new relationships and developing my creative practice alongside the organisation."