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Andi Higginson

Andi is an expert in dance training and projects which involve disabled young people (physical and learning) and has created many dance performances with disabled young people.

Andi is a former AQA dance examiner and is Mime and Physical Theatre trained.  He is also an accomplished performer and youth theatre director and is currently the Youth Dance England coordinator for Plymouth.

 Recent projects                                                                                                                                                                               

Youth Theatre Company: Andi created a youth theatre company and took them to China to co-create a production with Chinese students based on Romeo and Juliet. It was performed in China, and then the whole company, including the Chinese students, returned to England to perform the production in Plymouth and at The Eden Project.

Research Project: Andi recently undertook a large research project funded by RiO, to look at the benefits dance has for children with Autism, ADHD and extreme physical disabilities.

Tavistock Youth Theatre: Currently helping to establish a new youth theatre for Tavistock.