ABOUT CARL

Hello.

 

Carl is a performer and has been since he was on GMTV at the age of 8 modelling a very early version of what later became the global phenomenon we call the UGG boot.

He has enjoyed over 10 years of success as a dancer having gained a first class honours degree from London Contemporary Dance School in 2007 and winning the Deutsche Bank Award for Contemporary Dance. He has performed all over the world from Skegness to Shanghai with companies such as Punchdrunk Theatre, Protein Dance and Aletta Collins Dance Company.

 

He also works as an actor for the likes of Broken Talkers, ThisisPopBaby and Encounter Productions who have shown in Soho Theatre, Sophiensaale, Berlin and The Everyman Theatre. 

As a choreographer he created ‘Insane Animals’ with cult cabaret duo Bourgeois and Maurice for HOME in Manchester. He was Aletta Collins’ Associate for the RSC’s Boy in the Dress.

Carl explores other avenues of performance which coincide with his politics and activism.  He co founded and hosts SMALL PLEASURES, a queer cabaret fundraiser which has been doing turns in London, Brighton and Shanghai to drunken and delighted audiences.

 

During lockdown, he birthed CAMP FIT! which is a body positive 'gayrobics' and conditioning class which was broadcasted live on Facebook and Instagram throughout the pandemic, being voted No.1 lockdown workout by The Independent.

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He’s also from the north, has curly hair and too many teeth.

 

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