Tim Casson & Education
Tim has over 15 years of teaching experience and has taught and led education work on behalf of many organisations in the UK and Internationally.
Tim is currently the Programme Leader for Sadler’s Wells Young Associates scheme, offering mentoring, dramaturgy and support and for emerging choreographers.
He has worked extensively for Jasmin Vardimon Company, including co-founding their ‘Postgraduate Certificate in Physical Theatre for Dancers and Actors’ at Royal Holloway University and created the JVC Certificate - 'JV2'.
Tim has also worked with Sadler's Wells' National Youth Dance Company, as Course Leader on behalf of Guest Artistic Directors such as Jasmin Vardimon, Akram Khan and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
As an Independent Dance Artist Tim has delivered education for many organisations across the UK and Internationally, including;
SADLER'S WELLS / THE PLACE / GDA / BIRD COLLEGE / THE BRIT SCHOOL / UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE / GLOUCESTER UNIVERSITY / STOPGAP DANCE COMPANY / WAYNE MCGREGOR | RANDOM DANCE / RUSSELL MALIPHANT COMPANY / PAVILION DANCE SOUTH WEST / EAST LONDON DANCE / DEBORAH COLKER COMPANY (BRAZIL) / UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE (CHILE) / Y DANCE / SURREY ARTS COLLECTIVE / KENT DANCE NETWORK / YORKSHIRE DANCE / NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY / LONDON CONTEMPORARY DANCE SCHOOL / PRO DANCE LEEDS / TRIPSPACE / DANCE UNITED YORKSHIRE / FESTIVAL QUARTIERS DANSES (CANADA) / DANCEEAST / U DANCE / CANDOCO DANCE COMPANY / YORKSHIRE DANCE / AFRIKERA ARTS TRUST (ZIMBABWE) / BRITISH COUNCIL / DANCEDIGITAL / INSTEP
Tim also has experience in delivering classes, summer schools, intensives and creating work for various contexts and levels of experience including:
Working with Non-dancers
Dancers Over 50 Years Old
Dancers in Training (From Undergraduate to Postgraduate)
Learn & Participate
Casson & Friends offer workshops inspired by the processes used in each show, exploring elements of physical theatre and collaboration that can be tailored to any level. Workshops we offer include;
'Let's Make a Dance' : Introduction to Choreography (inspired by The Dance WE Made)
Dance and Technology (Inspired by Fiend)
Dance in Unusual Places (Inspired by Selling Secrets)
Dance United Yorkshire
Creatively mentoring on the work After
The Hiccup Project
Creatively mentoring on their production It's OK, I'm dealing with it
Them Two Dance
Creatively mentoring on their production Random Acts of Kindness
Surrey Dance Collective
Creatively mentoring the 60 Second Solos Project
Boomerang Dance / Instep Dance
Providing careers and creative mentoring for the company and creating Direction
Tim also acts as a creative and careers mentor for various organisations, companies and independent artists. Working to further their choreographic and artistic practice, working dramaturgically and often exploring how works interact with audiences and communities. Tim has worked with: