ABOUT JANIS CLAXTON

Janis Claxton (UK/AUS) is a Choreographer, Movement Director, Teacher and Producer based in Edinburgh where she is Artistic Director of the award winning contemporary dance company Janis Claxton Dance. “she is certainly someone to look out for on the dance circuit.” Dance Europe

JANIS CLAXTON DANCE

Janis Claxton Dance is an award winning contemporary dance company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The company creates choreographed works for touring in small-mid scale venues and site specific performances for unique spaces. “proved what an intelligent dance maker she is.” ★★★★ The Scotsman

WORKS

Janis Claxton is an award winning choreographer with a reputation for creating finely crafted, exquisitely danced works for a wide range of  venues.a passionate work that heralds Claxton as a force to be reckoned with.” ★★★★ The Scotsman

TEACHING

Janis Claxton is a prolific teacher with over 30 years of international experience in professional, educational and community settings. Janis Claxtons classes verge on intoxication, a tonic to feed not just the dancing body but the dancing soul, and, once tasted , leaving a lasting desire for more, more, More!” (Elizabeth Rawes, professional dancer)

JANIS CLAXTON IN CHINA

Janis Claxton has an ongoing relationship with China as an artist and producer working with leading cultural organisations. “Janis Claxton has an unparalleled record of bringing Chinese and Scottish artists together for long-term, in-depth collaborative performance projects of supreme artistic quality.” Alison Friedman Ping Pong Productions