Barnaby is an award winning choreographer and lighting designer working in the UK and internationally. A graduate of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD), his energetic and thoughtful solo We Do This. We Don't Talk in 2017 won him a number of prizes at the Stuttgart International Solo Festival, and at the Gdanski festival tanca in Poland, whilst his other independent and commissioned work continues to be performed across Europe, Mexico and the United States to critical and audience acclaim. He is an associate artist of TRAK dance Ensemble (Austria) has recently made new work with professional companies Los Little Guys (US/Mexico) and Dantzaz Dance Company (Spain) with commissions from Northern School of Contemporary Dance (UK), Hector Palacios (Mexico) and Erica Badgeley (US) taking place in 2019, alongside work with the English National Opera and artistic director Daniel Kramer. He has had roles acting as choreographic assistant to Mala Kline and Eléonore Valère Lachky and as movement director for Headlock Theatre Company. He's directed music videos and performances (Fwar), youth companies, undergraduate companies (Third Row Dance - University of Roehampton) and Postgraduate companies (Bodhi Project - SEAD). He has taught in the UK and in Mexico for festivals and undergraduate/postgraduate companies, and has worked as a curator for Omnibus Theatre in London. His lighting credits include work for DeNada Dance Theatre/Carlos Pons Guerra, Sita Ostheimer, Mavin Khoo, Northern Ballet, Abbott Dance Company/Kristin Kelly Abbott, NSCD Verve, Unholy Mess Theatre Company, Feet Off the Ground Dance, Utopia Theatre Company, Northern Rascals, Ieva Kuniskis, Tora Hed, Mala Kline and Lewys Holt. Combining his skills in lighting design and dynamic movement composition, Barnaby creates theatrical worlds with which he can explore themes of human social interaction, personality and psychology, celebrating the miraculous power of imagination and storytelling in an unorthodox form.

© 2017 by Barnaby Booth.
 

Photos unless otherwise stated by Joan Aguilà Cuevas