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Carrie Whitaker

Senior Lecturer

Carrie Whitaker


Carrie completed her BA and MA degree in dance from the University of Chichester. She was a member of Hampshire Youth Dance Company between 1998 and 2001 and is now the rehearsal director for the company.

She is currently teaching contact improvisation as well as teaching within the Performing Arts and Music departments.

As a freelance practitioner, Carrie’s teaching experience incorporates many community strands from ‘dance for all’ schemes (including the NRG project), to commissioned choreographic projects for established youth companies and educational institutes.

She is a founding member of Lîla Dance and has been involved with all pieces in the repertory and has also choreographed a duet for the company titled Eve.

Research Output


Whitaker, C., Mortimer, A. and Evans, D. (2018) The Hotel Experience. [Performances]

Mortimer, A., Whitaker, C. and Evans, D. (2017) The Deluge. [Performances]

Other department members

Abi Mortimer
Senior Lecturer, Contemporary Dance
Alison Woodward
Alison Woodward
Deputy Director, University of Chichester Conservatoire
Programme Coordinator - BA Hons Acting for Film and BA Hons Music
Amy Scarlett Morvell
Associate Lecturer in Dance

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