Alice Marshall (nee Vale)

Position: Lecturer in Dance | Programme Leader - BA (Hons) Dance – Déda | Programme Leader - BA (Hons) Performing Arts

College: College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Department: Media and Performing Arts

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Programme Leader and Lecturer in Dance, for BA(hons) Dance and BA(hons) Performing Arts

Alice is a leading Dance Artist in the midlands area and co-wrote the unique dance degree with the University of Derby and Déda. Her own company Adaire to Dance creates and tours work in the area leading to innovative research and performances.

Teaching responsibilities

Module Leader for the undergraduate modules:

  • The Fundamental Principles of Choreography – level 1
  • Exploring Current Choreographic Genres – level 2
  • Independent Research Project – level 3


  • Introduction to Performance Skills – level 1
  • Developing Your Performance Skills – level 2
  • Advanced Performance Skills – level 3


  • History of Western Performance Dance – level 1
  • Dance in Context – level 3 

Lecturer on the undergraduate modules: 

  • Introduction to Dance Technique and Performance Enhancement – level 1 
  • Exploring Dance Technique and Performance Enhancement – level 2
  • Advanced dance Technique and Performance Enhancement – level 3 

Research interests

  • To choreograph and produce work that is accessible for those who have no knowledge of dance.
  • To explore the relationship between movement and digital work and how they can marry in an accessible and innovative way.
  • To create a dance technique that concentrates on a dynamic floorwork, a hybrid of Limone and Flying Low technique.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Associate of the NATD
  • FHEA

Recent publications

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