Nigel Stewart

Senior Lecturer


Nigel Stewart is a dance artist and scholar. He is Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Contemporary Arts at Lancaster University; the Artistic Director of Sap Dance (; author of many articles and chapters on contemporary dance, dance phenomenology and environmental dance; and co-editor of Performing Nature: Explorations in Ecology and the Arts (Peter Lang 2005). He was the Principal Investigator of the AHRC funded project Re-enchantment and Reclamation: New Perceptions of Morecambe Bay Through Dance, Film and Sound (2006-08). He has danced for various UK and European choreographers, including Thomas Lehmen, and as a solo artist. Apart from Sap Dance, he has worked as a choreographer and director for Artevents, Louise Ann Wilson Company, National Theatre Wales, Theatre Nova, Theatreworks and many other UK companies, and worked for Odin Teatret in Denmark.

Queer Medical Humanities Network: Public Research Showcase
Participation in conference -Mixed Audience

The DAPHNE Project": A Celebration of Anne Hirsch-Henecke’s County South sculpture Daphne

Duddon Dances - Birks Bridge

Duddon Dances

Lancaster Authentic Movement
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

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