Helen Cox is a Canadian choreographer and performer based in London. Her solo work de/construct (2016) was presented at The Place Postgraduate to Professional Program, Chisenhale Dance and Michaelis Theatres’ Footprint Dance Festival. Her recent work double pendulum (2017) premiered at Resolution festival at The Place in January and will tour in the Spring/Summer 2017 with performances at the Wandsworth Fringe Festival with Kaleidoscopic Arts Platform, The Bunker Theatre and AGITART Dance Festival in Spain.
As a dancer Helen has performed work by James Cousins, Darren Ellis, Helena Franzen, Crystal Pite, Tim Rushton and Hofesh Shechter. Current and previous teaching roles include the Royal Ballet School; Rambert School of Dance; New English Ballet Theatre and Central School of Ballet. Helen’s formative training took place at School of Alberta Ballet, School of Toronto Dance Theatre and she holds an MA from London Contemporary Dance School (EDge Company). Helen is currently a mentee with the Princes Trust Enterprise Program.
Awards + Mentorship
Princes Trust Enterprise Program – 2017/2018
Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise – shortlist 2015
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Individual Artist Grant 2009 – 2015
Kathryn Ash Leadership Award 2012
London Contemporary Dance School MA 2014
London Contemporary Dance School Postgraduate Company EDge 2012 – 2013
School of Toronto Dance Theatre 2009 – 2012
School of Alberta Ballet 2003 – 2009