Nathalie Teitler is the Director of the Complete Works Poetry a national organisation promoting diversity in UK poetry that has helped change the landscape of British poetry. She was born in Buenos Aires, holds a PhD in Latin American poetry (Kings College, 2000) and is widely published as a critic and academic. She is also a research fellow at Roehampton University. Nathalie has been an arts activist for 20 years, worked for Refugee Action, Exiled Writers Ink and grassroots community organisations. In 2015 she founded the world’s first poetry-dance company, Dancing Words, which produces live pieces and films which have been shown at festivals around the world.
“She really pushes the form beyond battles and bravado”William Drew- Exeunt Magazine (Sadler’s Wells)
Ella Mesma Company
Ella Mesma Company is a British dance theatre company who use a diverse range of folkloric dance styles, inspired by director Ella’s background in Afro-Latin, Breaking and Contemporary dance, as well as the skills of each individual who has joined the company.