Emma Jayne Park


Dancer and theatre maker Emma Jayne Park was mentored by Charlotte Vincent as part of The BENCH Fellowship Programme, 2017.

Charlotte directed It’s Not Over Yet, a Bench India Commission which toured in 2017, and was programmed at DanceBase as part of Edinburgh Fringe 2018.

 ‘I cannot thank you enough. Both for pushing me and having faith in me, but also for helping me pull this project apart so I am creating the piece that wants to be made.

‘I said I’d never make a show about having cancer. This is a show about having cancer. Three years ago, aged 30, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. This is part of the story, but It’s Not Over Yet…’

‘There isn’t a shred of self-pity… she looks the audience defiantly in the eye
‘a bittersweet comic meditation’
The Herald
‘a piece of seated dance unlike anything else you’re likely to see on stage’
Hereford Times

For more information and to keep up to date about It’s Not Over Yet, see https://www.culturedmongrel.org/