Vanessa Cook Dance creates fresh, surprising dance theatre renowned for being reflective, moving and humorous. Vanessa Cook Dance's pieces are created, performed and toured in Switzerland and beyond. Vanessa Cook Dance believes in the power of movement to express viscerally and instinctively what lies in all of us. To move is to be alive.
Work with Vanessa Cook Dance
At the core of Vanessa Cook's work is good collaboration. For each new piece a bespoke team of performers and artists is formed. Vanessa Cook welcomes collaboration with other dance and theatre practitioners. Please contact Vanessa if you would like to artistically collaborate with her in any way.Contact me
News from Vanessa
Choreographing Robin Hood2023-11-09
Anyone that’s lived in Berner Oberland for any period of time knows what the Tellspiel is. The tale of William Tell by Friedrich Schiller has been performed annually since 1912 until the present day …More
Mille Sens on tour2023-10-31
Mille Sens (or A Thousand Senses) was choreographed by Vanessa Cook for BewegGrund YOUNG. It is a collection of movement and games based on explorations of the senses. First premiered in summer 2023 …More
Collaboration with Alleyne Dance2023-10-30
October 2023 saw the completion of a one year long collaboration Vanessa Cook enjoyed with Alleyne Dance (UK) and Dampfzentrale, Bern. Alleyne Dance is a British contemporary dance company which …More
Media about Vanessa
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
“Creature has mesmorising visual imagery…is beautifully choreographed…balanced between subtlety and ferociousness with displays of power and energy…a magical and unforgettable experience”.
"Creature is poetic…daring…gripping, thrilling"