Anthony Missen is a Clore Fellow, a Without Walls Board Director, and a member of the Greater Manchester Culture Steering Group. He is a founding Director of New Movement Collective and co-founder of Company Chameleon.
He received formal training at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and went onto dance with companies including Scottish Dance Theatre, Mad Dogs Dance Theatre, Cie. Willi Dorner (Vienna), and choreographers including Rui Horta, Didi Veldman and Liv Lorent.
He was Movement Director for Dundee Rep Theatres production of Playhouse Creatures (2007), Romeo and Juliet (2008), for the 2015 Production of Oresteia at HOME Manchester, and most recently for Terra for the National Theatre.
Anthony has taught in most major British contemporary dance institutions and with several professional dance companies and in many countries. He has worked as a facilitator for The National Theatre for their Theatre Nation Partnerships programme.
He co-founded Company Chameleon in 2007, producing and choreographing critically acclaimed dance theatre works both for the stage and outdoor contexts that tour extensively nationally and internationally.
Anthony also creates works and associated programmes that have been presented in prisons, PRU’s, galleries and libraries, and has developed many successful participatory programmes in many different countries.