Polly Risbridger

East London Dance brings dance to people and people to dance, producing ambitious performances that attract wide audiences alongside projects to get all ages dancing. Uncovering diverse talent, it trains young professionals, helps develop their careers and watches them fly.

The organisation collaborates widely and attracts world-class choreographers and artists to work with it. Across the dance world, and among their audiences, artists and participants, the dancers make friendships, partnerships and inspired connections. Polly has worked at East London Dance, based in Stratford, since 2003 and became Director in 2013.

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