Originally from Italy, Virginia trained at TrinityLaban conservatoire and London Contemporary Dance School. During her training she worked with a variety of choreographers and she took part in the Early Works program with Trisha Brown Company.

 

Working freelance across UK and Italy,in 2013-14 she performed for Designersblock at the Southbank Centre, with Altered Skin Dance Company in the UK tour and Edinburgh Festival run, Adam James as part of the Jerwood Open Forest installation and was part of Biennale Danza in Venice with David Zambrano before joining balletLorent as apprentice for the 2014-15 winter tour.

 

She has an interest and broad experience in collaborative practice with artists from different disciplines: as a member of London Soundpainting Orchestra and Ontheroof Collective, through collaboration with 4bid gallery at the OT301 in Amsterdam during the Shuffle residency and as movement director with the company OperaViscera for the Vaults Festival.

 

She was awarded a bursary for IFA residency 2014 at Inteatro (IT) where she created and performed her first solo piece Sputi. Works with the  Mostly Everything People’s includes My way/this way, Saying Nothing and Pomp.

 

Esther Manon Siddiquie grew up in Germany and went to study at London Contemporary Dance School, where she graduated in 2013 with a Degree of Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours.

 

During her studies, she was given the Charlotte Kirk-Patrick Award for demonstrating exceptional potential as a dance artist. Alongside working with The Mostly Everything People she is also performing in Sivan Rubinstein’s work, a London-based choreographer from Israel. Besides working as a performer she creates her own choreographic 

projects, independently as well as collaboratively.

Virginia Scudeletti

Esther Siddiquie