Declan Whitaker

Declan Whitaker is a dancer and choreographer based in Basel. As a performer he has worked with Meg Stuart, Frédéric Gies, Isabel Lewis, Simone Aughterlony, and Martin Forsberg. His artistic interest lies with aesthetic conventions and their effects and the border between fantasy and reality. His work has been shown at Tanzhaus Zürich, TanzPlan Ost (Switzerland), Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Den Frie Udstilling (Denmark), The Place (London) and Birmingham International Dance Festival, amongst others. Declan holds a Master's degree from London Contemporary Dance School and has completed further education courses at SKH, Stockholm. Declan is a member of The Field, the associated collective at Tanzhaus Zürich, whose work ranges from stage productions, to research and dance within communities. In 2019, he received the danceWEB scholarship at Impulstanz.

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