Janine has been an incredibly important figure during the establishment of Callous Affection Dance. She’s helped Lil gain both of her National Lottery Grants, and has mentored her both creatively and in management.
Web – www.janinefletcher.co.uk
Photographer – Rosie Powell
Janine is a choreographer and performer whose work spans dance, cabaret, theatre, comedy and outdoor performance.
Most recently she worked as Movement Director for Paula Varjack’s #thebabyquestion, Varjack-Lowry’s I,Melania and for Not F**king Sorry; a show by punk queer crip-recliaming neuridivergent cabaret collective Not Your Circus Dog. In 2021 Janine will hopefully be touring Scotland in Extremely Pedestrian Chorales, a score-based performance by Karl Jay-Lewin and Matteo Fargion.
Amongst others, Janine has worked with New Art Club, Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion, Vincent Dance Theatre, Tim Crouch, Spymonkey, Wet Picnic and The Urban Playground Team. At the time of writing, Janine works as Assistant Producer Artist Development at South East Dance.
Janine first taught Lil when she was still in secondary school. She mentored Lil, in one way or another for the next ten years. She was was an incomparable support during the submission of both Arts Council bids.