Christian Brinklow

Dancer and Teacher

Christian Brinklow

Christian joined Stopgap as a company member: dance artist and teacher, in March 2016.

Christian has collaborated with Stopgap on numerous productions including The Enormous Room, The Awakening, Moon Language, The Road, Frippery and Frock, Stopgap’s newest outdoor work. He has had the privilege of being able to tour these works nationally and internationally. He has also greatly enjoyed leading and taking part in residencies and workshops with his colleagues, making work, restaging pieces and delivering technique, creative classes and CPD’s.

Most recently Christian has worked with Stopgap senior artist, Chris Pavia, dancing in his current work, The Journey Between and working on the production for film, Beyond The Waves.

Christian leads SG Troop, Stopgap’s adult dance company, and collaborates with them to create performance work for stage and film.

Christian will also be working as a mentor to support apprentice dancers and members of SG2 within the company.

He trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, graduating in 2012 and then joined the NSCD postgraduate company, Verve 13.

Christian has previously worked with artists including James Wilton; Gary Clarke; Barnaby Booth; Carlos Pons Guerra; Jack Stinton Dance Company, Douglas Thorpe and Cie Utilite Publique in Lausanne, Switzerland.