Current Artists

Leticia Cabezudo

Leticia Cabezudo Sánchez is a Spanish , Flamenco,Percussive and Contemporary Dancer.  She is also an absolute firework on the castanettes.

We enjoy hearing Leticia sing very difficult scottish songs whilst working out extremely complex hand percussion patterns on tables. x

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Charlotte Mathiessen

Charlotte Mathiessen is a Contemporary and percussive dancer.

Specialising in release, Charlotte is like liquid silver to watch.  Since Charlotte is able to turn her hand to anything, we love making her the main storyteller and often ask her to play instruments during our productions such as the guitar or ukelele with little practice. x

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Aneta Dortová

Aneta Dortová is a percussive dance and music artist, teacher and performer.

Aneta brings a fierce stylistic and energetic movement vocabulary influenced by a range of footwork styles from Ireland, Scotland, England and USA.  As our newest member, Aneta has no idea what she’s in for, as we give her a few days to master flamenco and contemporary dance.  We might also ask Aneta to play the flute at the same time. x

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Amy Geddes

Amy is a multi-talented and exhuberant force for music, song and dance!  At the forefront of contemporary Scottish fiddle playing Amy is a performer, teacher and composer (who also dances!).  Our appointed “all things musical person” (Musical Director/Performer) Amy encompasses a wealth of international experience, energy and fun.

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Luisa Galan

Luisa has been involved with Slanjayvah Danza since its inception in 2004. She has regularly worked as a performer, collaborator and educator with the company in the UK and Spain.

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Phil Sanger

Phil Sanger is an established dance artist based in Yorkshire – performing, making and presenting art since 2003. Recently described by Dance Europe as …”one of the most versatile artists on the British stage”, Phil enjoys a multifarious performance career alongside lecturing in dance and working as a certified life coach.

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Jen Wren and Slanjayvah Danza have had the pleasure of working with some fabulous people along the journey of our company and its work over the last 14 years.   We  would like mention a few here….

Susana Aguilar, Phil Sanger, Ross Ainslie, Guillermo Salinas, Aurora Fearnley, Cormac Byrne, Al McSween,Maria Vega, Rosa Cisneros, Guiliano Modarelli, Keira Martin, Sophie Stephenson, Emily O’Shea, Jon Owen, Jamie Donohue, Victor Blasquez, Antonio Escribano, Jamie Donoghue, Amir Giles, Riccardo Meneghini, Vivien Wood, Azzura Ardovini, Olivia Quayle, Yiannis Tsigkris, Katy Skelton, Adam Young, Mark Baker (Dread), Adam Wilks, Marcus Rapley, Kialea Nadine Williams, Kimball Wong, Matt Burton, James Jelliman, Matt Maude, James Rhodes, Cecilie Fodor, Raquel de la Plaza, Dani Ferreira, Paul Wilkinson, Pauline Mayers, Mel Newing, Lee Davern, Kat Doherty…. and many others.