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Sandrine Monin

Interim Artistic Associate, Contemporary

Sandrine Monin is a freelance dance artist and choreographer based in Leeds, whose mission is to connect and empower people through dance and storytelling.

After graduating from the CNSMD (Lyon, France) she pursued her studies in Germany as part of the European programme D.A.N.C.E led by Forsythe, McGregor, Preljocaj, and graduated from Palucca Hochschule Dresden with a Master’s Degree.
As a professional dancer, she has worked for over 15 years with varied choreographers and performed for renowned companies (Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, Phoenix Dance Theatre) around the UK, Europe and internationally.
In parallel to her performing career, she has developed her own choreographic work, supported by Arts Council England and has been commissioned to create for dance companies, theatre, youth groups and screen.
Continuously sharpening her leadership skills (MA Choreography – Central School of Ballet, Business and Finance course – Open University), she shares her practice teaching in companies, vocational training, schools and communities. In 2021, she became Associate Director of Glenn Graham Dance, whose purpose is to inspire the next generation of dancers and prepare them for the professional world.

Sandrine is passionate about the exploration of emotions and raising mental health awareness through dance. Using dance as a channel for  deeper connection.