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Theatre Director, Performer, Feldenkrais Practitioner & Hand Model

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Andrew Dawson is a theatre director, performer, Feldenkrais practitioner, and hand model. He studied dance with Merce Cunningham in New York and theatre in Paris with Phillipe Gaulier, Monika Pagneux, and Jacques Lecoq.

From 1984 to 1992, Dawson formed Mime Theatre Project with Gavin Robertson. They created the theatre show ‘Thunderbirds F.A.B.’ touring to small venues and eventually performing 6 seasons in London’s West End and two world tours. Andrew has worked with an extraordinary range of theatrical and creative projects with companies such as the RainPan43, Redcape Theatre, the ENO, The MET Opera NYC & The Young Vic.

Dawson created and performs, ‘Space Panorama’ (1987) the story of the Apollo 11 moon landing told with only his hands, ‘Quatre Mains’ (1998) and his award winning solo show ‘Absence and Presence’ (2005). He also created and directed the stage show of ‘Wallace and Gromit’ (1995), ‘Amnesia Curiosa’ for Rainpan 43 (2008 ), the award winning ‘Pandora 88.’ (2003) and ‘The Idiot Colony’ for Redcape Theatre Company (2008).

Dawson made his choreographic debut with ‘Dr. Atomic,’ an opera by John Adams at the New York MET and English National Opera. In 2010, he choreographed ‘The Pearl Fishers’ also for ENO. In 2005 he was awarded a research grant from the Wellcome Trust, London. ‘The Process of Portrayal’ explored neurological impairment through motor neuron disease and spinal cord injury. In 2010 he was awarded a subsequent Arts award from The Wellcome Trust to create ‘The Articulate Hand’ which recently received its US première at the World Science Festival in New York.

In addition, Dawson is a Feldenkrais practitioner and Hatha yoga teacher, reflecting his curiosity into the physical body, mindfulness and movement.

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  • Andrew Dawson on taking risks with Chekhov

    Did you know that Chekhov was a doctor? Or that he undertook a death-defying journey across Siberia to visit a penal colony on Sakhalin Island? Neither did we. As part of risk week, Andrew Dawson talks us through making his theatre piece about Chekhov’s voyage, from applying for funding to a frightening first performance..

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Theatre Director, Performer, Feldenkrais Practitioner & Hand Model

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Andrew Dawson Biography

Andrew Dawson is a theatre director, performer, Feldenkrais practitioner, and hand model. He studied dance with Merce Cunningham in New York and theatre in Paris with Phillipe Gaulier, Monika Pagneux, and Jacques Lecoq.

From 1984 to 1992, Dawson formed Mime Theatre Project with Gavin Robertson. They created the theatre show ‘Thunderbirds F.A.B.’ touring to small venues and eventually performing 6 seasons in London’s West End and two world tours. Andrew has worked with an extraordinary range of theatrical and creative projects with companies such as the RainPan43, Redcape Theatre, the ENO, The MET Opera NYC & The Young Vic.

Dawson created and performs, ‘Space Panorama’ (1987) the story of the Apollo 11 moon landing told with only his hands, ‘Quatre Mains’ (1998) and his award winning solo show ‘Absence and Presence’ (2005). He also created and directed the stage show of ‘Wallace and Gromit’ (1995), ‘Amnesia Curiosa’ for Rainpan 43 (2008 ), the award winning ‘Pandora 88.’ (2003) and ‘The Idiot Colony’ for Redcape Theatre Company (2008).

Dawson made his choreographic debut with ‘Dr. Atomic,’ an opera by John Adams at the New York MET and English National Opera. In 2010, he choreographed ‘The Pearl Fishers’ also for ENO. In 2005 he was awarded a research grant from the Wellcome Trust, London. ‘The Process of Portrayal’ explored neurological impairment through motor neuron disease and spinal cord injury. In 2010 he was awarded a subsequent Arts award from The Wellcome Trust to create ‘The Articulate Hand’ which recently received its US première at the World Science Festival in New York.

In addition, Dawson is a Feldenkrais practitioner and Hatha yoga teacher, reflecting his curiosity into the physical body, mindfulness and movement.

Andrew Dawson Videos

  • Andrew Dawson at TEDMED 2011
    Dawson, a performance artist, portrays the experience of one man's loss of proprioception, a sense of where our bodies are in space, and how he...
  • Andrew Dawson - Q&A at TEDMED 2011
    The performance artist talks about his powerful work, "The Articulate Hand," and finding grace and power in the movements of those living with...
  • The Articulate Hand with Andrew Dawson
    Andrew is a director, performer, Feldenkrais practitioner and hand model. Here, before his performance at Wellcome Collection, he talks us through...

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  • How to book Andrew Dawson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Andrew Dawson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Andrew Dawson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Andrew Dawson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Andrew Dawson?

    Booking fees for Andrew Dawson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Andrew Dawson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Andrew Dawson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Andrew Dawson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Andrew Dawson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Andrew Dawson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Andrew Dawson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Andrew Dawson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Andrew Dawson for your event is available upon request. Andrew Dawson generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jamie Heywood, Jonathan Glass, Siddharthan Chandran, Rudolph E. Tanzi and Tal Golesworthy. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Andrew Dawson for an upcoming event.

Andrew Dawson Speaker Videos

  • Andrew Dawson at TEDMED 2011
    Dawson, a performance artist, portrays the experience of one man's loss of proprioception, a sense of where our bodies are in space, and how he learned to think about movement again.
    Andrew Dawson - Q&A at TEDMED 2011
    The performance artist talks about his powerful work, "The Articulate Hand," and finding grace and power in the movements of those living with physical disabilities.
  • The Articulate Hand with Andrew Dawson
    Andrew is a director, performer, Feldenkrais practitioner and hand model. Here, before his performance at Wellcome Collection, he talks us through his work and inspiration, and the unique nature of...

Andrew Dawson News

  • Andrew Dawson on taking risks with Chekhov

    Did you know that Chekhov was a doctor? Or that he undertook a death-defying journey across Siberia to visit a penal colony on Sakhalin Island? Neither did we. As part of risk week, Andrew Dawson talks us through making his theatre piece about Chekhov’s voyage, from applying for funding to a frightening first performance..

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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