DANCE WORK AND PRACTISE
Rosie Allen-Perdikeas has worked for over 25 years as a professional dance artist internationally, nationally, and for the last fourteen years in the South West of England. She has performed with companies: Koblenz Ballet company, New Adventures, Second Stride, Dance House Dance, Still Point Theatre Company and worked with choreographers: Matthew Bourne, Darlene Stevens, Nigel Charnnock, Ian Spink, Amir Housseinpour, Johnathan Lunn, Ron Howell, Caroline Pope and Clare Parker.
Over the last decade Rosie has trained and worked as a dance and arts practitioner in the health sector. She has extensive training, skills and experienced in working with people of all ages and specializes in working with people with long term health conditions; dementia, Stroke, Parkinsons, Huntington’s disease. She delivers in a wide variety of community settings; Residential care, sheltered accommodation, memory cafes, Stroke clubs and community well-being hubs.
Rosie is a trained Otago Exercise Practitioner in Falls prevention though Later Life Training. She devised and delivered the Dance & Dementia Training Course in 2018/19 for dance professionals hosted by Dance in Devon and Plymouth Dance. In 2019 she was lead practitioner for Bite-sized Tea Dance with a Twist devised by Plymouth Dance delivering tea dances to residential care homes across Plymouth.
In 2020-1 during the covid pandemic Rosie delivered a project with Dance in Devon, Arts on Call, bringing dance & live music to people in the community and people in residential care across Devon.
During 2022 Rosie worked on merging her dance and art practise and exhibiting her dance art work The Body Moving Series at the Oxford House Creative Hub in Plymouth. Rosie is currently working as co-designer / choreographer and training lead for Zest Active Arts Project in collaboration with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Villages in Action and Wellmoor.