Brendan Keaney appointed Artistic Director & Chief Executive of DanceEast

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Dance Consortium member DanceEast has a new leader!

Here’s some background:

Brendan started his career in 1979 as a freelance dancer. He performed with a number of independent dance companies, and has a string of film, TV and theatre credits.  He has since worked as an animateur choreographer, teacher and more recently as an administrator and manager. Immediately prior to joining Greenwich Dance in 1996, Brendan was employed as Dance Officer at the (then) Arts Council of England, with responsibility for Independent Dance. Brendan has served on various Boards, Panels and Choreographic awards and in January 2007 he received the Jane Attenborough Dance UK Industry Award for his ‘outstanding contribution to the art form’.