Artistic Director & Dancer
Artistic Director & Dancer
Sally Knight (Nee Williams) is Cscape’s Artistic Director, creative producer and choreographer.
Undertaking her professional dance training at the Laban Centre from 1998-2001, Sally graduated with a BA Hons in Dance Theatre.Sally co-founded Cscape with Helen Tiplady and Sarah Jarvis.
Sally choreographed Cscape’s first piece, Within These Walls, in January 2003, which premiered at the Barbican Theatre Plymouth and Plymouth Theatre Royal as part of the Dancers United Festival.
Sally has been involved in all the company’s productions to date:
2015/16 Taste - choreographer and producer
2014 Somersault Festival Neptune performance - choreographer
2013 Glendurgan Gold - choreographer and performer
2013 The Venus Flower and other Stories - Choreographer and creative producer
2013 If the Shoe Fits - Tour manager
2012 Trelissick Gardens Christmas fairies – Performer
2012/13 If the Shoe Fits - Performer
2012 Tin Violin, collaboration with BishBashBosh, Choreographer / performer
2010 Global Gardens - Co Director, Producer, Choreographer
2009 / 11 When the Shops Shut – performer
2008 / 11 Enjoy Your Stay- choreographer / performer
2008 / 09 Don John with Kneehigh Theatre - performer
2008 Treading Water – choreographer
2008 Below - performer
2006 / 08 Fifteen Cornwall - performer / co choreographer
2006 / 07 Guilty Fingers – performer
2005 Coathooks and Corridors, co- choreographer / performer
2005 Landings – performer
2004 Road to the Beach with Motionhouse Dance Theatre – performer
2003 / 04 Blonde – performer
2003 After Dark, Polperro Festival - co- choreographer and performer
2003 Within these Walls - choreographer and performer
In 2006/07 Sally worked with Jacky Lansley Dance Theatre at the Hall for Cornwall (HFC) and Royal Opera House (ROH) Clore performing in View from the Shore and in 2008 / 09 worked with Kneehigh Theatre in the national and international tour of Don John in conjunction with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Battersea Arts Centre (BAC).
Choreography / Movement Direction for theatre;
Hamlet - Cube Theatre, 2008
Beauty and the Beast from Mars Miracle Theatre, 2010
Tin Violin 2012 - Trebiggan Productions (Formerly BishBashBosh), Minack Theatre, 2012
Upstage Youth Theatre HFC - Summer 2012
Kernocopia - Summer 2012
Working extensively as a specialist dance educator Sally has gained ten years’ experience in producing and delivering dance projects with children and young people. Having worked within early years’ settings, primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and universities, Sally is passionate about arts education, and also works closely with teachers to deliver dance workshops. Sally particularly enjoys working with hard to reach young people and has developed and delivered many projects that work with young people excluded from school and also with young people in care. Sally is an Associate Lecturer at Falmouth University where she teaches on both the BA Theatre and BA Dance and Choreography courses.
Qualifying with the Pilates Foundation in 2010, Sally also runs Cscape Pilates and teaches around fourteen Pilates classes a week, using her movement knowledge and experience to assist both dancers and non-dancers in rehabilitation and body conditioning - click HERE for more info