Olivia Peers

Dance Specilist and Arts Manager

Olivia Peers is a dance artist and creative facilitator based in Mossley. She is the founder of Born and Bred Dance Theatre, a dance company that aims to celebrate the rich and diverse history, heritage and landscape of our local area. (www.bornandbreddance.co.uk) Olivia specialises in making dance accessible to everyone and in using dance in as many different ways as possible to connect with people and communities. Currently Olivia is working with Contact Theatre, Manchester coordinating their Creative Experts Programme, which is a programme for young artists who want to develop their skills as facilitators, project managers and community artists. She is also working with Chester Zoo to re-develop their Safari Ranger workshops for schools, bringing conservation and the creative arts together to create an engaging learning experience for Key Stage 3 pupils.