Nadia Iftkhar

Nadia Iftkhar is a professional dance artist and founding Artistic Director & CEO of Company of Others. She has over 20 years’ experience working in a diverse range of settings, including work with companies such as; Talawa Young People’s Theatre, Tyneside Women’s Health, Luke Pell and Collaborators, Tara Theatre and Janice Parker Projects.

To date she has made and collaborated on over 20 works that have been performed at Sadlers Wells London, Maltings Berwick, Tramway Glasgow, Dance City Newcastle, Konzerthaus Wien, Theatre Royal Newcastle, MuTh and SommerTheatre Detmold.

As a choreographer she is interested in how we physically unlearn, learn and share our stories. As an Artistic Director she is interested in how her work can create new realities and contribute to social justice movements. As a CEO she is interested in how we create organisations that are decolonized, hopeful and more human.

Nadia serves on the Board of Directors for Company of Others and  Newcastle East mixed multi Academy Trust