Brogan Jayne Davison

UK / Iceland

Born in Brighton 1987, Brogan is an independent choreographer, performer and theatre maker from the UK. Brogan graduated in spring of 2010 with a BA Hons in Dance Theatre from LABAN in London and has since worked broadly within the field of dance and theatre, collaborating with theatre makers, actors, visual artists, musicians, dancers, choreographers and youth groups.

In 2011 her piece Club 0.0.569(413) was shown throughout Reykjavík Dance Festival at on-site locations of the festival. In 2012 Brogan was the artistic director of Spiral Dance Company, a platform for young people with an interest in dance and during the time with the company she choreographed the work Something has to give and directed the project Discomfort in Comfort, premiered in Reykjavík 2012.

Brogan is currently working on the ongoing project Dance for me, an Icelandic dance project and performance work. For this project Brogan collaborates with her partner, theatre artist Pétur Ármannsson and father-in-law and musician, Ármann Einarsson. Davison and Ármannsson met in Iceland in 2010 and have since collaborated on numerous projects. Dance for me is their first full length work which has extensively toured Iceland. Dance for me was presented at LÓKAL international theatre festival in Reykjavík in 2013 and has since received much interest and been invited to venues and festivals around the globe and starts it´s ongoing international tour in May 2014.

Brogan co-founded of the Icelandic group Tilraunaleikhús Áusturlands (IS), an experimental theatre group based in the east of Iceland with an emphasise on interdiciplininary collaboration. Brogan has worked as a performer and co-maker for various groups including Raven (IS) and the Who´s Johnny Collective (EU) and worked as a dance teacher since 2010.