‘queer big brother in your bedroom but dance’ with Tylor Deyn


A course for queer and non-binary people

This course explores the connection queerness can enable through shared movement practice. We will ask: what is (your) queerness? who do you move (queerly)? and explore permutations of these questions as they leak into auto-choreographic potential. This course is structured in three sections, two over zoom and one in your own time. Footage collected from the module will be developed into a filmic documentation exploring what is queer dance and how do we queer it. Participants are not required to have their material included.

Participants should attend all three sessions.

Session 1: Thursday 8th April, 4-5.30pm
Session 2: Thursday 15th April, 4-5.30pm
Session 3: Thursday 22nd April, 4-5.30pm

Led by Tylor Deyn. Suitable for all abilities, including people who may not consider themselves dancers.

TYLOR DEYN is a queer, POC, working class, musician and choreographer. They studied at Rambert and are currently an Associate Artist with Clod Ensemble and supported by Hackney Showrooms. They have choreographed music videos for Tirzah, Goldfrapp and Harvey Causon and collaborated with Reebok, Vivienne Westwood, Dazed, Nowness and Jools Holland. They work regularly with director and choreographer Holly Blakey, including ‘Cowpuncher My Ass’ at Southbank Centre and a film adaptation of Francis Bacon Triptych for the Francis Bacon Institute (2021).

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This artist development workshop is part of our Reboot Spring 2021 season, Bodies of Knowledge.

The programme celebrates the range of experience, expertise and unique perspective of the performers that work with Clod Ensemble. They are extraordinary artists with bodies of knowledge that extend well beyond the work of one company or choreographer. Browse the programme.

Part of Clod Ensemble’s artist development programme, Reboot, which connects and cross-pollinates creatives across disciplines – from the worlds of music, theatre, visual art, architecture and healthcare.

Bursary spaces
Reboot supports artists by providing a high-quality programme of professional development. Without subsidy, this course would cost £50 per person to attend. We recognise that even subsidised costs can be a barrier to participate. If you would like to book a free place on the course, please get in touch with us directly on so we can arrange this for you.