Dr. Natalie Garrett Brown

Natalie Garrett BrownNGB Web                                                               Dr Natalie Garrett Brown, BA, MA, PhD is a principal lecturer in dance at Coventry University, UK situated in the Centre For Dance Research (C-DaRE) http://c-dare.co.uk/. She contributes to the BA(Hons) Dance course and co-ordinates postgraduate provision for the Performing Arts Department. Her practice and research interests are theoretically situated within Feminist understandings of embodied subjectivity and the ways in which Somatic and Reflective practices can inform education, performance making, creativity, writing and digital cultural practices. She is associate editor for the Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices  http://jdsp.coventry.ac.uk and sits on the editorial board for Dancelines, Research in Dance Education.  Natalie undertook her Somatic Movement Educators Training in Body-Mind Centering with Embody Move Association, UK and is co-convener of the International Conference for Dance & Somatic Practices, held biannually at Coventry University. She is also a founding member of enter & inhabit, a collaborative site responsive project http://www.enterinhabit.com, and the Corporeal Knowing Network; an exchange between theatre and dance artists & scholars interested in embodied writing practices and processes.