Faculty of Media and Performance

Sophie Douglas

Visiting Tutor – Faculty of Media and Performance

Biography

Sophie trained as a professional dancer and has since worked in a variety of roles within the dance sector. Sophie is passionate about providing opportunities for positive experiences in dance and her interest in dance in education and the community has remained at the core of her practice throughout her roles as a dancer, dance teacher and dance projects manager.

Sophie works across several units on the BA programme and works with the university’s Widening Participation team in engaging young people in participatory dance activity. Sophie is also artistic lead for Pavilion Dance South West’s flagship youth dance company ‘Coast’ and is thrilled, across her combined roles, to be contributing to the career development of young artists in the South West.

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