Jen Wren is a multi-skilled international dance artist and creative director with a passionate curiosity for the body and communicating stories through dance and film. In 2004, she formed Slanjayvah Danza, producing over 20 professional choreographies for stage and screen. www.slanjayvahdanza.com
Jen’s creations are grounded in artistic, human or scientific concepts and draw on stories from real life, to create art that resonates across cultures and generations. Born in Scotland but with strong Spanish links, Jen references both cultures in her work; embedding traditional steps and music into productions and accenting these with emotion and a sense of adventure.
Jen has secured a reputation for capturing audiences’ attention with her thought-provoking and versatile artistic voice and enjoys an incredibly diverse career in dance, garnering acclaim for a string of choreographic productions and tours.
She collaborates with a wide range of artists and organisations with professional and community work being commissioned and performed in the UK, Spain, France, Netherlands, USA, Qatar and Singapore. Jen has worked with KMA (movement director), Camera 2 (creative director), The Rugby League World Cup/ Grand Visionary Solutions (choreographer), Les Commandos Percu (choreographer/dancer), Al Ryyan Productions (Creative Director), Conservatorio de Danza de Sevilla (choreographer), whist also pursuing regular creative ventures with a variety of independent artists such as Nic Gareiss, Kae Sukari, Sophie Stephenson, Rosa Cisneros, Cormac Byrne, Ross Ainslie, Keira Martin, Luisa Galan, Susana Aguilar, Keira Martin, Phil Sanger.
Alongside my work with professionals, I take great pride in regularly working at a grass-roots level across ages and abilities, as well as mentoring others in their own practice.
List of Works
see some here: http://slanjayvahdanza.com/projects/
Recent & Upcoming Dates
Dancing, Choreography, Teaching, Creative and movement direction, stage work, film work, commissions
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