Sara Wookey is a dance artist, creative facilitator, public speaker and researcher currently based in London on a Tier 1 Visa endorsed by Arts Council England. She is the director of Wookey Works, a business offering creative services in collaboration with cultural organisations, educational institutions and government agencies.
Parallel to her creative and professional practice Sara speaks and writes on issues of economy, labor and value in the arts and consults on public engagement with a concern for preservation of and sustainability in dance. She is a certified teacher of Yvonne Rainer’s seminal dance work “Trio A” (1966), founding director of reDANCE and a square dance caller.
Wookey Works creates platforms of exchange and interaction between artists, institutions and cultural organizations in the UK and US. Its mission is to contribute to the cultural landscape of these, and other, countries in an interest to promote dance as a valuable art form.
Affiliates and Partners include Arts Council England, California Institute of the Arts, Community Redevelopment Agency Los Angeles, Centre for Dance Research (C-Dare) at Coventry University, Greenwich Dance Agency, Metro Creative Services, Performa, Siobhan Davies Dance, Van Abbemuseum, Marres House for Contemporary Culture, Roehampton University, Middlesex University, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, TATE Britain, TATE Modern and TATE St. Ives.