Michelle Man MA, FHEA

Michelle is Lecturer in Dance and has been working at Edge Hill University since 2012. Her teaching practice has spanned over more than a quarter of a century and across a range of professional, institutional and community contexts in Europe and the UK. She holds an MA in Making Performance and her doctoral research explores Transformative Encounters with Light in the Development of Choreographic Language.

On graduating from Elmhurst Ballet School in 1989, Michelle pursued her professional career as a dancer, choreographer, pedagogue and eventually director of her own company in Spain. Her work has been seen in Brazil, Chile, France, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Italy, Korea and the UK in both theatre and site-sensitive contexts. Michelle fosters interdisciplinary practice, working extensively with architects, composers, designers, musicians and circus artists, and is a frequent collaborator with the Basque electro-acoustic collective Espacio Sinkro