Wayne Parsons


Wayne Parsons is a director, choreographer and movement director with over 15 years of experience working in the dance and theatre industries.

Wayne graduated from London Contemporary Dance School before embarking on a performance career that spanned 13 years working for some of the worlds leading dance companies and choreographers.

Throughout his performance career Wayne sought every opportunity to create, beginning his choreographic career creating on National Dance Company of Wales touring these works across Wales. Since establishing Wayne Parsons Dance he has been awarded the Enterprise Ideas Fund from East London Dance, the Lisa Ullman Travelling Scholarship Fund and been a finalist at the Copenhagen International Choreography Competition.

Wayne is an Associate Artist at Swindon Dance  2018-2020




Wayne enjoys working as a movement director and choreographer on theatre productions. His work sits right on the border of these tow forms and really enjoys working with both actors and dancers. Productions he has worked on have been seen at theatre’s such as Hampstead Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, Theatre Royal Stratford East and Central School of Speech and Drama.

Wayne is represented by Kirsten Wright at Amanda Howard Associates.


Wayne’s long-term engagements as a performer included five years of domestic and international touring with National Dance Company of Wales (NDCWales), three years with Richard Alston Dance Company and Wayne moved to Australia on an invitation by Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela to join Sydney Dance Company.

Wayne has also worked with Motionhouse, Mark Bruce Company, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company, Alexander Whitley Dance Company, Yorke Dance Project, SmallPetitKlein, Joe Moran Dance, Oguike Dance and performed works by the likes of Jacopo Godani, Itzik Galili, Stephen Shropshire and Stephen Petronio amongst others.