ABOUT US

ABOUT US

Who we are

Company Concentric is a circle of collaborators who combine skills in dance, music and design. The members of our London-based creative team met and started working together in 2017. The company is co-directed by dance artist Yanaëlle Thiran and musician Mikaela Livadiotis, with a vision of cultivating collaborative skills and connecting with wider circles of creative practitioners.

The Team

Yanaëlle ThiranDance Artist

A Belgian dancer, choreographer and contemporary dance teacher, Yanaëlle trained in London, Chichester and Bologna (Italy). She co-founded and co-directs the company; choreographs and performs in productions; teaches company classes and workshops; and manages projects with Mikaela.

Mikaela LivadiotisMusician

Originally from Cyprus, Mikaela is a pianist based in London and specialising in contemporary works and improvisation. She completed her postgraduate studies at The Royal College of Music. Mikaela co-directs the company, accompanies classes and workshops and creates original music for productions.

KATRINA MADRILEJOYOGA TEACHER

Katrina is a Registered Yoga Teacher under Yoga Alliance. She combines her dance training and yoga knowledge into specialised sessions that cater to individuals of various needs. Katrina has been teaching weekly yoga classes for Company Concentric since 2020.

Akshy MarayenCostume Designer

Trained in Costume Design at Wimbledon College of Arts, Akshy works in all aspects of costume for theatre, film and TV and has experience working in design, making, textiles and assisting. Her other collaborations within dance have premiered at Sadler’s Wells' Lilian Baylis Studio and The Place Theatre.

Sally Somerville-WoodiwisTheatre Designer

Gaining a BA (Hons) in Theatre Design from Wimbledon College of Arts, Sally has worked as a set designer, prop master, lighting and costume designer for artists and companies like Keshia Watson, Out of Order Circus Company, Lights Down Productions, Drama Cube Productions and Company Concentric.

Madeleine RosePhotographer

Moving to London to study photography at London College of Communication, Madeleine began freelancing as a photographer at Tate Modern. She has photographed Company Concentric’s projects since their first performance “Swapping Shadows”, and made this site to showcase the company’s focus on collaboration and movement.

Company
Credits

We have performed at
Resolution
Bloomsbury Festival
Dance Festival Croydon
Havering Dance Festival
International Youth Arts Festival Kingston
Quinzena de Dança de Almada (Portugal)

We received rehearsal space and residencies at
The Place
Rosas Studios (Belgium)
Streatham Space Project
Pavilion Dance South West
Elizabeth House Community Centre

We have delivered dance classes and workshops at
Siobhan Davies Studios
University of Chichester
Pavilion Dance South West

Get involved
In future events
Teach a workshop. Host a talk. Join a conversation. Choreograph a production.
We're always looking for creative ideas and new collaborators.

Get in touch

Get involved
In future events
Teach a workshop. Host a talk. Join a conversation. Choreograph a production.
We're always looking for creative ideas and new collaborators.

Get in touch