About Me

Pauline is a Choreographer and Reader in Dance Performance and Pedagogy at Liverpool John Moores University. She served as Associate Dean (Quality) in the Faculty of Education, Health and Community from 2016-19. As an educator and a dance artist she is involved in creative practice-led research with a focus on intermedial and telematic dance. She has collaborated with Luke Kahlich, EdD., Professor Emeritus of the Dance Dept., at Temple University in Philadelphia on joint research in telematic dance since 2006. Her collaborations also include Dr Katrina Burton and colleagues in the Music Department at Edinburgh Napier University, and Dr Tanya Calamoneri at Texas Tech University. In 2006 she was made a LJMU Teaching Fellow and in 2014 she was awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Medal for teaching and learning in the University. She has an MFA in Dance from Temple University and a PhD from Liverpool John Moores University.

Prior to LJMU, she performed with Nexus Dance Theatre (Scotland), Springs Dance Co. (England), Ann Vachon/ Dance Conduit and Sybil Dance Co. (USA) She has choreographed and taught extensively in the UK and overseas, including posts at Temple and Clarion Universities in America, as well as with Lectureships at Aberdeen and Edinburgh Universities. Her work in the community includes the post of Dance Artist in Residence in Scotland for Stirling District Council/Scottish Arts Council -- where she was active nationally as the Chair of Community Dance Scotland and the Scottish Youth Festival.

Contact email: p.a.brooks@ljmu.ac.uk