Contemporary dance / Dancer
Born and raised in Townsville, Australia, Manu graduated in 2006 from the New Zealand School of Dance, studying as both a classical and contemporary major. Moving to Europe he worked with Disneyland Resort Paris before moving on to the UK to dance as an apprentice with Diversions The Dance Company of Wales, then freelancing with RancidAnce in London, performing in H1-N1( London Bridge Festival) and Mixology (The Cloud Dance Festival at Jacksons Lane Theatre). In 2010, Manu began teaching contemporary and ballet for his parent’s dance school in Townsville. He performed in the improvised opening of the See/Hear/Now Festival and the Ulysses Dance Group production of Giselle. Before returning to New Zealand, Manu was invited as a guest artist with Compagnie Mado in New Caledonia for Bijoux. Manu joined the Footnote team in 2011.
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