Who We Are
Who We Are
Ellie has always been an active member of the local dance community and over the past 5
years has successfully realised her vision of creating a safe space for young female dancers to develop and express themselves through dance theatre. Ellie’s unique ability to empower teenage girls is key to the success of Project Female. Her teaching style is positive and encouraging whilst ensuring the dancers achieve their full potential.
What is unique about Project Female is the way that Ellie uses contemporary/hip-hop dance fusion to portray socially relevant subject matter using an iconic artistic style which results in pieces of dance theatre which authentically reflect young women.
In 2019, Project Female’s first full length show ‘What Doesn’t Make the Cut’ achieved sell out success at the Brighton Fringe Festival resulting in a number of further performance
opportunities for the dance company including ‘StraightUp ‘19’ at the Brighton Dome Theatre and the Breakin’ Convention Tour 2020 (which was unfortunately cancelled due to COVID).
Ellie is grateful to receive ongoing support from the Arts Council, South East Dance, UnrbanFlo, Marina Studios and Thirty10 Arts.
As such this partnership provides an over-arching component to the project which ensure
efficient delivery of the various aspects, an eclectic visual component to the costumes and a focus on wellbeing which runs throughout the delivery to ensure a positive experience for our young dancers.