Lucy Haighton is a performance & theatre maker, movement artist & director, choreographer and community dance practitioner based in Sheffield. Lucy creates live performance work as a solo artist and collaborates on a number of projects with others, both in dance and other art forms including theatre, sound design and film. Lucy works closely within the arts community in Sheffield and South Yorkshire including organisations such as Theatre Delicatessen & Access Space in Sheffield, Yorkshire Dance in Leeds, CAST in Doncaster, The Barnsley Civic & both Sheffield Universities.
Lucy has a strong community practise expanding across a wide range of inclusive dance settings and is passionate about delivering participant led projects creating maximum social impact. As a performer Lucy has worked with Gary Clarke, Lisa May Thomas, Gerry Turvey, Sonia Sabri (Manasamitra), Fertile Ground, Hype Dance Company, Balbir Singh Dance Company, Spiltmilk Dance, Forest Sounds Theatre, Grimm & Co and The Dance Network Sheffield and has performed across the country in national tours and at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.
Lucy trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds and the Scottish School of Contemporary Dance in Dundee graduating in 2012.