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Glasgow-born Christine Devaney trained at London Contemporary Dance School and has been performing, choreographing and teaching throughout her extensive career.

 

She was a founding member of Dundee Rep Dance Company (now Scottish Dance Theatre) and for nine years performed with the internationally acclaimed V-tol Dance Company where she became Associate Director and played a key role in developing their highly respected education work.

 

Christine's performance and choreographic work spans across theatre and dance where she has worked with companies including: Tag TheatreThe KoshThe Unicorn (London), Theatre Gargantua (Toronto), Frantic AssemblyGraeme MillerBenchtoursFreshmess and Yolande Snaith Theatre Dance. Christine is a long-standing creative collaborator with Plan B in Scotland.

 

Other work out with Curious Seed includes:  Choreography for Quarantine's acclaimed White Trash (2004); co-directing award-winning Venus as a Boy, a National Theatre of Scotland Workshop/Burnt Goods production (2007); choreography for The Wizard of Oz at The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (2007); choreography for Something Wicked This Way Comes, a Catherine Wheels/National Theatre of Scotland co-production (2008); directing Spokes, a Conflux commission for All Or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre/Strange Bird Zircus (2010); movement direction for National Theatre Of Scotland's award winning production The Wheel (2011); a commission from Scottish traditional dance group Dannsa (2011),  movement direction for National Theatre Of Scotland's award winning production Macbeth (2012), choreography and direction for Pucko's The Adventures of Butterfly Boy (2012), A commissioned solo for Ruth Barnes - part of Here, There and Everywhere (2013).


 

Christine has continued to develop her teaching and mentoring practice throughout her career and is passionate about nurturing and challenging individual creativity alongside teaching dance and movement techniques. She has been involved as a mentor on the Young Dancer's Bursary Scheme with Dance Base and was choreographic mentor for Tony Mill's solo works Scottish tour (2010)

 Christine was Associate Artist (Choreographer) on Deda's Artist Scheme from 2009-2010. She is currently an Associate Artist with Imaginate.