Russell Maliphant Company believe in investing in the future of the dance industry by fostering and educating  talent and challenging the next generation of movement artists; dancers and choreographers alike.

Russell Maliphant Company launches it’s new educational resources for 2016-2017, including a free resource pack, available to download here. This pack is a first draft of what will become a reference text on Maliphant’s approach to aesthetics, movement language, creation and collaboration.


The company’s participation actvity is born from the heart of Maliphant’s creative process merging techniques from classical and contemporary dance with principals and concepts from Bodywork and Martial arts.

The tools available
The company’s educational offering provides dancers, teachers, lecturers and students resources in:

  • The use of space
  • Visual based aesthetics
  • Compositional tools
  • Contact and partner work
  • Use of levels, relationship and juxtaposition
  • Energy and flow
  • Focus
  • Improvisational tasks for generating movement

Education Packages
Activities offered explore an extensive range of disciplines from classical ballet, contact improvisation, yoga, capoeira and martial arts.  Teaching may focus on one form, a combination of styles, or emphasise a particular theme, such as release technique, partner work or body contact. All our activity is tailored to meet your requirements.
We offer:
Workshops KS4 upwards
Masterclasses dancers and formal training
Residencies KS4 upwards, dancers and formal training
Mentoring emerging and mid-career dance artists