Andrea Buckley works as an independent dance artist, whose experience extends over 20 years, performing teaching and creating work in various professional contexts to include the wider community.
Her primary research draws upon an extensive range of improvisation and contact skills as a way to continue to develop an awareness of the moving body and expand a repertoire of composition.
She has performed with many independent artists touring UK, Ireland, Europe and parts of America. These include; Kirstie Simson, Nancy Stark–Smith, MacLennan Dance & Company, Rosemary Lee, Gill Clarke and Deborah Hay.
Committed to work happening in the North West Andrea is part of an artist led initiative, Liverpool Improvisation Collective (LIC) - initiating workshops, festivals and performance projects - they have a designated artist led space at the Bluecoat, Liverpool.
Presently as well as working with Siobhan Davies Dance, she is developing her own performance project Walking Within - Episode II in collaboration with film artist Dan Williams and Composer/musician Jamie McCarthy.