Artistic Director, Choreographer and Performer. Please see James Wilton page for biography.
Sarah Jane Taylor, Rehearsal Assistant and Performer
Sarah trained at London Contemporary Dance School. Since graduating Sarah has been performing and assisting as part of James Wilton Dance in his works ' The Shortest Day' ( including performances at Sadler's Wells as winner of the 2010 Global Dance Contest), 'Cave', 'inCycles', ' Growing Divide', ' Falling Unknown', ' On the Slate', ' Road to Victory', 'Last Man Standing' and ' LEVIATHAN'. Sarah has appeared in a fashion/ dance film for designer Erevos Aether and was danced for the tale Brin Bent and Minno Marylebone, an iPad app based on a graphic novel. In 2012 Sarah danced as a guest artist with Tanzkompanie der Oper Graz, Austria. In 2012 James Wilton created the solo 'inCycles' on Sarah, supported by the BBC Performing Arts Award. In 2013 Sarah was rehearsal assistant for James Wilton's creation of 'The Rite of Spring', commissioned by Oper Graz. Sarah was a dancer and assistant to James Wilton for his commission for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, including performances at The Millennium Stadium and Wembley Stadium.
Harlan graduated London Contemporary Dance School in 2013. Since then he has worked with James Wilton on the opening ceremony of the RLWC 2013 before joining the company for the 2014 tour of Last Man Standing. He has also worked with Springs Dance Company for their show Journey of the Magi.
Michael trained at London Contemporary Dance School, where he worked with choreographers including Richard Alston and Jorge Crecis, graduating in 2012. Since then he had worked with multiple choreographers including James Wilton, Katarzyna Witek, Tom Dale and Riccardo Buscarini. Michael joined James Wilton Dance in 2012 and has since performed in Wilton’s works ‘Cave’, ‘On the Slate’ and ‘Last Man Standing’ both nationally and internationally. He is interested in choreography and especially in blending theatrical texts and contemporary dance and his work has been performed in London and in other venues across the U.K. Michael also has a keen interest in Martial Arts and Yoga.
Please click on the photos for individual biographies of current dancers in James Wilton Dance.