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Formed in 2017 by Canadian dance choreographer
Jennifer Essex and English poet Harry Man, Fully Booked have toured to libraries, theatres and festivals. Fully Booked Theatre joyfully plops the worlds of dance and poetry into the mixer and whizzes the two together.
The company delivers indoor and outdoor performances and workshops, collaborating with established partners both nationally and internationally from the worlds of literature, fashion, music and technology.
Choreographer, Chief Rocket Scientist
& Artistic Director
With over 15 years of professional experience, Jennifer has performed across Canada, Europe and Mexico. She’s performed in the feature films Anna Karenina and Les Miserables and toured with “Ben Hur Live” to arenas across Europe, including London’s O2. Her digitally interactive outdoor dance work REPLICAS was premiered at Stockton International Riverside Festival in 2016. Jennifer’s works has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Arts Council England, Pavilion Dance, Dance City, Middlesbrough Council, Stockton International Riverside Festival, and Tees Valley Dance, among others. Jennifer is a Senior Lecturer in Dance and Performance at Teesside University where she is the leader of the Children and Young People’s module.
In this photo Jennifer is testing her rocket engines.
Harry was a 2016 Clarissa Luard Wordsworth Trust Poet in Residence. He was also a 2016 TOAST Poet. His most recent pamphlet, Finders Keepers, a collaboration with the artist Sophie Gainsley, was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award in 2017.
Harry has also taught in schools throughout country in libraries, schools and community centres throughout the country including Cumbria, Sussex, Oxfordshire, Somerset and Teesside and elsewhere.
In this photo Harry is blasting into space.
Suitable for indoor and outdoor spaces
Runtime: Approximately 25 minutes
DN Festival, Doncaster
27th July - 28th July 2018
Stockton International Riverside Festival
2nd - 5th August 2018
24th - 27th August 2018
1st September 2018
11:00am and 2:00pm
Mouth of the Tyne Festival
7th - 8th July 2018
18th September 2017
Tram Sunday Fleetwood
16th July 2017
15th July 2017
TRAction Festival Crewe
7th July 2017
1st July 2017
2nd June 2017
Sandbach Festival of Transport
22nd April 2017