SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER | 10:00 – 16:00

Workshop Leader: Associate Director, Odette Hughes

Odette Hughes joined Studio Wayne McGregor in June 1997, becoming the company’s Rehearsal Director in 2000. Odette danced for the company for a decade before retiring from stage and is now responsible for the everyday artistic supervision of McGregor’s Company, overseeing all performances, and directing all rehearsals. Odette was First Assistant Choreographer to McGregor on the fourth Harry Potter Film, The Goblet of Fire (2004), and has acted as Rehearsal Director for The Royal Ballet’s Engram as well as The English National Opera’s production of Salome, both choreographed by McGregor. She has restaged several of McGregor’s ballet and contemporary works.

Odette has taught numerous workshops at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance as well as many others. She has acted as external examiner for the London School of Contemporary Dance and has been involved in numerous education projects for all ages and abilities. She was appointed Studio Wayne McGregor’s Associate Director in January 2007.

For information about Odette Hughes.


Workshop Details:

Odette Hughes, will lead a workshop teaching repertory and utilising choreographic tasks that reflect and expose the processes of Wayne McGregor and his dancers during the creation of the company’s full-length touring works. These generative task-based choreographic tools open new doors to individuals’ creativity and facilitate innovative forms of making.


This full day workshop is open to intermediate, advanced and professional dancers who are looking to enrich their practice and to those who have particular interest in the style of Wayne McGregor’s work, as well as dance students from full-time vocational courses. Please make sure you have appropriate technical training in order to get the most out of the experience.

Participants must be 18 years of age or over. We regret that Danceworks cannot make any refunds – please make sure you can make the date before committing to this workshop.


Red card members: £60 (only bookable at Danceworks reception)