Meet the Team


Jane McLean

Creative Director

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Creative Director Jane holds a first class BA(hons) in Dance with Nutrition, an MA Dance (Distinction) and is a former Bradbury Prize for Performing Arts and Mary Zempke prize holder.

Jane first engaged with Cheshire Dance as a student and freelancer in 2006, before becoming Dance Development Artist for Cheshire West and Chester in 2013. In September 2016 Jane became Creative Director.

Jane is passionate about inspiring people from all walks of life to create, learn and experience dance and particularly enjoys working collaboratively and in partnership with other artists and organisations.

As a freelance dance artist and capoeira practitioner, Jane has taught, performed, created and played in London, France and the North West, and has enjoyed challenging projects and performance roles. Jane is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Chester.

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