Moving With The Times
June 2, 2017
Valerie shares her wholehearted commitment to whatever was on offer at different stages of her life from performing and choreographing, renovating a Victorian garden and running clubs for disadvantaged people to writing books and directing documentaries, educating dancers and dance makers. She engaged with all manner of people along the way from the left-wing theatre director Joan Littlewood to the establishment Archbishop of Canterbury and the astounding choreographer William Forsythe, while nurturing her family and embracing Quakerism.
Valerie-Preston Dunlop is a consultant and Honorary Fellow of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Valerie has conducted extensive research in the life and work of Rudolf Laban. She has written many books and directed DVDs that have contributed to the field of dance. She is a mentor, researcher and dance scholar.