Laura Bradshaw works as part time Lecturer in Contemporary Performance with responsibility for Embodiment and Wellbeing and level 4 of the programme.
Laura makes collaborative performance work under the name Scrimshaw Projects. The work of Scrimshaw Projects takes multiple forms and foregrounds the lived experience of the body. Most recently collaborations have included work with older adults in hospitals, with patients in hospice settings, performance in theatres, Intergenerational Dance Party and research into historical circle dance with the intention work with people with experience of pregnancy loss (supported by The Work Room). Artist collaborators include; Steven Anderson (visual artist), Tashi Gore (Glas(s) Performance), Rachel Drazek (movement director), The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, Paul Michael Henry (artist), Laura Gonzalez (Performer and Researcher).
Laura has also worked as a performer and collaborator with Fish and Game, Uninvited Guests, Superfan Performance and most regularly with Nic Green on the award-winning performances Trilogy and Cock and Bull.
Laura is a graduate of the RCS with a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Theatre Practice and holds an MA in Dance and Somatic Well-being from the University of Central Lancashire.