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What Moves You CIC – Directors 2022

Dawn Hartley is a Dance Artist with 30 years of experience of working as a performer, choreographer, teacher and engagement specialist. Dawn was Dance Artist for East Lothian Council at The Brunton from 1999 - 2007 and Head of Creative Learning for Scottish Dance Theatre at Dundee Rep from 2007 - 2019. She resumed freelance working in 2019 and worked with Barrowland Ballet, Independance, Lyra, RCS and Company Chordelia. She co-created Sea Path with Quee MacArthur in 2020 and worked with Lyra from 2020 – 2022. Dawn led What Moves You? in 2021. She co-created Creative Paths with Quee MacArthur and Nicola Kennell for Quarriers Carers in partnership with Findhorn Bay Arts in 21/22.

Emma Preston works as Cultural Projects Manager for the University of Dundee.

She is responsible for the development, curation and delivery of key cultural projects including Festival of the Future as part of the Research and Innovation Services Directorate at the University of Dundee.
Emma brings together cultural organisations, artists, researchers,staff and academics to work together, developing opportunities for collaboration, strengthening relationships and showcasing the wide variety of research and work that happens at the University of Dundee.

Amanda Chinn started her career as a theatre stage manager before moving into producing theatre and dance.

She worked for many years as General Manager for Scottish Dance Theatre at Dundee Rep. 


Quee MacArthur writes and plays bass in Shooglenifty and has composed for many dance and theatre productions. Quee co-created Sea Path with Dawn Hartley in 2020. He created a remote collaboration project, Telluric Translations, and is now recording an album of the resulting music. He co-created Creative Paths with Dawn Hartley and Nicola Kennell for Quarriers Carers in partnership with Findhorn Bay Arts in 21/22.  


Elaine Rietveld is a flautist with over 20 years of experience as a Woodwind Instructor over 5 different local authorities in Scotland. Elaine has trained in Kodaly and Dalcroze methods of music learning in the UK and Hungary. 

What Moves You CIC Company No: SC690771

 Set up in March 2021 to plan and deliver

participatory performing arts projects, performances

and programmes of related mentoring, skills sharing and training

for, and with, members of the community and professional artists. 

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