'Lou offers a vividly sharp intelligence, a warm heart and
visceral engagement with the work she engages with. She’s innately able to very precisely create a map of the logistical artistic situation, that
includes the potential of the collaborators, the journey to a given point and the possible trajectories of the work. She is invaluable, and I very much look forward to working with her again in the
Robin Dingemans Choreogapher (Sweden/ New Zealand)
'Working with Lou has been a life changing
experience for me. She has an amazing capacity to be your best friend yet at the same time tell you what works and what doesn't in the piece you are making. Her constant attention to detail about
what is being created, and why, has forced me to understand my own work and practice at a level I never knew existed.'
Gary Clarke (UK) -
'From the beginning, I was struck by her grasp of group dynamics, her curiosity in and understanding of contemporary performance and above all, her capacity to
observe without intrusion or judgement. I deeply appreciated Lou’s ability to situate her perspective within its inevitable subjectivity, never imposing an opinion as more than itself – a rare
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - Choreographer - Belgium
'I now wouldn't think about creating a piece without her.'
Jose Agudo - Choreographer
'Lou is a delight to work with. She is a true collaborator with the ability to listen, support and inspire all in equal measures. I would urge dance companies to
snap her up. '
Kirsty Sulston - Producer, South East Dance
'Lou is an inspiring and supportive dramaturg; asking essential and critical questions without blocking
the process, always with the goal of making the artistic proposal clearer.'
Koen Augustijnen - Choreographer, les ballets c de la b