Executive Team

Dan Daw

(He/Him)

Artistic Director/CEO

Liz Counsell

(She/Her)

Executive Director

Dan is an Australian Disabled performer and producer now based in the UK.

Dan began working as a performer with Restless Dance Theatre (AUS) in 2002, and since then has gone on to work with Australian Dance Theatre (AUS), Force Majeure (AUS), FRONTLINEdance (UK), Scottish Dance Theatre (UK), balletLORENT (UK), Candoco Dance Company (UK), Skånes Dansteater (SWE) and National Theatre Scotland (UK).

Dan is an Associate Artist at Sadler’s Wells London and has worked as Internationale Tanzmesse NRW Associate Curator (2021 – 2024), Associate Artistic Director of Candoco Dance Company (2021), Sadler’s Wells Summer University Artist (2015 – 2018) and Associate Director of Murmuration (2015 – 2022), Dan continues to work at the forefront of disability-led performance making and international performance programming.

Liz is a neurodivergent Creative Producer and Arts Consultant with over 12 years experience across multiple art forms. In strategic and delivery roles she has worked across programming and producing at organisations such as Roundhouse,  MAYK, Trinity, Watershed, BBC Radio 1Xtra. She is co-founder of disability arts festival I’m Here, Where Are You?

Liz’s specialisms include access consultancy, community engagement and artist development. She is happiest when producing accessible performances and experiences that share lived experiences and spark joy.