Lydia Wharf, United Kingdom
Lydia graduated from the Royal Ballet School, did a post-grad at Rambert, and worked briefly as a dancer with the Michael Clark company. She went on to study for a Dance Degree at Roehampton and in her final year wrote for the inaugural Resolution Review team. She has worked in the dance sector in marketing, press and development roles. As a producer, Lydia initially worked with the Greenwich Dance & Trinity Laban Partnership, then independently with Impermanence, Lanre Malaolu, Amy Bell, Rachael Young, Hagit Yakira dance, Julie Cunningham and others. Lydia was selected to represent Dance in England at the 2016 Tanzmesse event, participated in the Edfringe Emerging Producer Development Programme in 2017 and sat on the Dance panel of the Olivier Awards for two consecutive years.