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Memoirs of a Cast of Thousands | Directed by Rosemary Lee with Sally Sykes | photograph Catherine Heatherington

Chisenhale Dance Space is a home for risk and experimentation in dance and performance. Situated in the heart of Tower Hamlets for over 30 years, Chisenhale Dance Space is responsive to the needs of its local and artistic communities.

As an organisation we work across three strands:
Artistic development
Community and education
Affordable home for dance making

Chisenhale showcases edgy work

The Guardian

A home for artists experimenting with ideas outside the mainstream

Time Out


Executive Producer Daniel Pitt
General Manager
Mary Helen Young
Administration and Marketing Assistant
James Morgan

Children’s Creative Movement Facilitator Robyn Holder
Children’s Creative Movement Assistants Jessica Riley, Lina Žadeikytė
IT Support Robert Filkins
Website Design & Hosting Hans de Kretser Associates

CDS is fortunate to have an outstanding team of Volunteers & Work Exchange Associates that support the daily operations of the charity.


Jane Greenfield (Co-Chair)
Nikki Tomlinson (Co-Chair)
Steven Brett
Simon Ellis
Eleanor Hartwell
Alexandrina Hemsley
Naomi Jones
Mia Liu

For current vacancies and opportunities please visit Opportunities.