Kuldip Singh-Barmi

Kuldip's fascination with the body and its capability for expression and physical exploration through dance fueled his desire to become a professional contemporary dancer. He completed his dance training at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance in 1992.

He was a founding member of CandoCo Dance Company, working with them over a seven-year period, during which time he assisted in the development of the international education program, alongside performing extensively nationally and internationally.

As a freelance performer he has worked with choreographers and companies such as Emilyn Claid, Lloyd Newson (DV8), Siobhan Davies, Darshan Singh Bhuller (Singh Productions), Annabel Arden (Theatre de Complicite), Kwesi Johnson (Kompany Malakhi), RJC Dance Company, Fidget Feet Arial Dance/Theatre Company, Attik Dance and Company Pyke. Additionally he worked as a choreographer, rehearsal director, choreographic advisor and mentor.

Kuldip's current performance work is based on his research into improvisation as a performance practice, instant composition.Kuldip is currently senior lecturer and course coordinator for BA(Hons) Dance & Choreography at Falmouth University.

Kuldip forms part of the newly-formed company of dance artists coming together to create and perform a site-sensitive performance ‘Take a Seat’, co-produced by Dance in Devon and Eyeview, curated by Mole Wetherell from Reckless Sleepers.