James Edward Jackson is a freelance contemporary dance artist, performer, choreographer and Pilates instructor based in Leeds. He is also co-creator and collaborator with the voice and movement collective J&M.
JEJACKSON has been practising as a freelance Pilates Instructor for two years and has trained with the Pilates Institute and most recently with Stott Pilates.
J&M was created in 2006 with voice artist Maria Jardardottir. J&M operate as artists and educators and provide voice and movement workshops to students in higher and further education. J&M have been commissioned by established dance organizations NCSD and The Place to create new work for Students in dance training. J&M also create and perform their own work. Please see EDUCATION and PROJECTS for more information on Education opportunities and performance works by J&M.
24th July 2010 New Solo Work
James is currently developing his solo work ‘Rope’ with the support of Yorkshire Dance.
24th June 2010 Artist Development
James is a member of the ‘LIFT’ artist development programme run by Yorkshire Dance and CIDA
24th June 2010 Commissions
J&M have been commissioned to create new work for the Yorkshire Young Dancers in 2011