Photo: Alicia Clarke
Tom originally trained at the University of Roehampton (BA Hons Dance
Studies) and Trinity Laban (MA Dance Performance) whilst performing in
Transitions Dance Company.
Currently Tom works at Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) as
their Learning & Participation Coordinator, tutor on the Centre for
Advanced Training (CAT) and is the NSCD Youth Dance Company
Leader. He is the newly appointed Director of Fylde Coast Youth
Dance Company and is involved in a number of independent
projects that involve performing, teaching, organising
and making contemporary dance.
Under the title of Tom Bowes Dance, Tom
creates contemporary dance performance and
educational programmes. Working with a team
of dancers and collaborators, his
work emerges through collaboration,
chance and play. Tom is currently
collaborating with dance artist
Jenny Reeves researching movement
ideas for a new duet Long & Short of It.
Tom Bowes is a contemporary dance artist, choreographer and teacher. His work spans from coordinating and delivering education and outreach projects, producing and choreographing dance works, and directing youth dance companies.
Based in Manchester, Tom mainly works in Leeds and Blackpool, but his work takes him all around the North West and Yorkshire.