Alesandra Seutin - Northern School of Contemporary Dance



Alesandra Seutin is an International performer, choreographer, dramaturg and teacher. The daughter to South African and Belgian parents, Alesandra was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. She grew up in Brussels and now lives in London.

Alesandra founded Vocab Dance in 2007 and has built an international reputation for creating thought provoking and visually striking performances. Her creativity is triggered by issues that address and reflect social, political and economic circumstances and with movement, voice and music, she shares stories that induce conversations.

Past company productions have toured around the UK, Europe, Canada, West/South/East Africa and Brazil. Current works include Giant and a new group work Boy Breaking Glasswhich premiered as part of Reckonings at Sadler’s Wells, London in October 2018.

Other recent choreographic commissions for Alesandra under Vocab Dance include, Icon for Studio Wayne McGregor, INA (Light) for Sadler’s Wells and Random Acts (Channel 4), Dare I speak for Company of Elders at Sadler’s Wells.

She has studied dance in different parts of the world holding a Diploma in dance theatre from Laban and a degree in choreography and performance from Middlesex University, London. Alesandra also further trained at the École des Sables, Senegal training directly under Germaine Acogny.  Alesandra is a worldwide ambassador of the Acogny technique, which she teaches at Ecole des Sables and globally.

Alesandra will be Guest Artistic Director for the National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) 2020-21.

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