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Laura Cameron Lewis

Head of Dance
Telephone 0131 523 0052

Areas of responsibility

Laura leads on dance at Creative Scotland.

Background and experience

Laura began her career in youth arts and has more than 20 years experience in the arts in Scotland. From 2008-2015, Laura was Director of The Work Room, a purpose built independent dance space and centre for choreography based at Tramway in Glasgow.

Through The Work Room, Laura has supported many artists and companies to develop artistic work that has been presented nationally and internationally. She has produced major events and programmes at international festivals including co-programming British Dance Edition 2014. She also created the innovative new touring festival model, Pioneers of Performance.

As well as supporting others to produce artistic work, Laura has also contributed to the creation of work herself, including the award winning multi-arts project, Whatever Gets You Through The Night and Edinburgh’s first virtual festival, (g)Host City and was Assistant Director for Mark Thomson on The Iliad.