Sarah Lockwood

School of Arts and Media

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Current positions

Programme Leader MA Dance Creative Education/MA Dance Choreography and Professional Practices/International Link Tutor for Dance


Sarah is an experienced dance artist with a background in community arts and performance, dance pedagogy and socially engaged practice. When not lecturing at Salford, she works as a professional dance artist and project evaluator, delivering activity for a range of education and community arts providers across the North of England. In her previous post with Ludus Dance, Sarah worked as a Creative Programme Manager, delivering/managing a range of projects in grassroots, community performance, inclusive dance and talent development contexts.  In recent years she has delivered projects in collaboration with Grand Theatre Blackpool, Ludus Dance, The Electric Sunshine Project and Maelstrom Theatre.


Sarah delivers modules in dance technique, improvisation, work placements, contextual studies and choreography  and is responsible for the  dance department’s college outreach programme for undergraduates.

Research Interests

Socially Engaged Dance Practice and Performance

Dance and Wellbeing

Dance Pedagogy

Making work for Unconventional Performance Spaces.

Qualifications and Memberships


MA Dance Technique and Teaching Pedagogy

BA Dance Performance

Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice

Trinity Laban Diploma in Dance Studies

PTLLS (City and Guilds)

Yoga Teacher Training Course (in progress)



Fellow of HEA

Professional Member  of People Dancing