Five Stars - Russell Maliphant is now Britain’s leading modern dance creator”
— Daily Express

Russell Maliphant Dance Company was established in 1996 as the framework to initiate productions and to work with our own ensemble of dancers. Since that time we have received two Olivier awards, three South Bank Show awards and three Critics’ Circle National Dance awards for best modern choreography and one for best independent company, amongst many other national and international awards and nominations.

Russell Maliphant's work is characterised by a unique approach to flow and energy and an ongoing exploration of the relationship between movement, light and music. For 20 years, Maliphant has worked closely with pioneering lighting designer Michael Hulls to explore and realise these ideas. Russell Maliphant and Michael Hulls are both Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells.

In April 2018, the Russell Maliphant Dance Company became one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations. This brings an exciting new chapter to the company’s history, becoming Company In Residence at DanceEast, Ipswich.




Russell Maliphant Company Board:

Harry MacAuslan (Chair)
Louise Shand-Brown (Vice Chair)
Pippa Adamson
Fleur Derbyshire-Fox
Stuart Griffiths
Hamble Wallace