Originally from the U.S., Donna has been the producer for Alexander Whitley Dance Company since 2012. She is also an adjunct faculty member for the Roger Williams University London Dance programme (US/UK).
Other past freelance projects include producing the dance-digital work, Blood (Royal Opera House ROH2 commission) and INSIDE for Jean Abreu Dance and managing Freddie Opoku-Addaie’s Royal Opera House ROH2 commission Absent Made Present and Hofesh Shecter’s deGeneration tour. Prior to that Donna was Dance and Performance Event Co-ordinator at the South Bank Centre and Artist Fellowship Coordinator for the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (US). Donna danced professionally from 1986 – 2002 and was co-Artistic Director and Executive Director of Groundwerx Dance Theatre.
Emi Del Bene - Project Coordinator
Emi Del Bene joined Alexander Whitley Dance Company in 2017, after working as a Producing and Touring intern at Sadler's Wells and producing fringe shows with Backpack Theatre and Dende Collective. She has since worked as Assistant Producer for Thiasos Theatre Company and the 99 Club, and as Producing and Touring Support at Sadler's Wells. She is currently administrator for New Movement Collective alongside her role with AWDC.