Penny Chivas

Penny Chivas



Dance artist, performer and facilitator, Penny Chivas works between companies, choreographers and schools across Scotland and beyond. From Australia, Penny trained at WAAPA and VCA


She has worked across a variety of performance practices; Ian Spink, Mischief La-Bas, Plan B, Scottish Opera, and Stillmotion including UK and Chinese touring.


She created 'Footprints' with High Heart Dance, which was chosen to be part of the Made In Scotland Showcase at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014.


Penny also co-directs @TheGlasgowJam with Laura Gonzalez, Glasgow's multi-disciplinary arts jam space, which delivered the highly successful "New Jammers" programme in 2015, which mentored the next generation of jam facilitators, supported by Creative Scotland.


As a teacher/facilitator she has taught across Scotland, Mexico, Italy, Australia and Canada.



Visit @TheGlasgowJam


Visit The Snyver Project







Photo credits: Mikah Smillie (above)

Dominic Snyder (below)


Sculpture: Dominic Snyder 'The Snvyer Project'





"My heart lifted my feet,

and I danced"

Nathan of Nemirov