Gail Sneddon is an Arts in Moray (AIM) artist in residence, supported by Dance North.
Gail is an award-winning artist, based partly in Moray, who makes performance work that brings an immersive and sensorial experience to the audience through the orchestration and design of different strands of artistic practice including dance, video, sound, and space.
In 2012, Sneddon worked with Claire Cunningham as Mentor on 12 for Candoco Dance Company and as co-director and video artist for Mènage a Trois in partnership and National Theatre Scotland, which toured internationally. She received at CATS award (Critics Award in Scotland) in recognition for her visual concept and video work for Mènage a Trois, alongside the creative team.
Growing up in Lanarkshire, Sneddon has a strong sense of the importance of empowering communities through art. From 2013–18, she was Dance Development Officer at The Beacon Arts Centre and during this time, as well as programming and working with professional companies and dance artists, she devised work with non-performers from children, teenagers and senior participants who each brought their own language and stories to the stage.
Most recently, Sneddon worked as movement director and video designer on Interference, directed by Cora Bissett, a National Theatre Scotland production. She is currently Dance Development Officer and a Dance North Associate Artist with Dance North Scotland.
“I’m delighted to be embarking on my AIM residency and looking forward to having the opportunity to deepen my practice through connecting with young people and their families in Moray.”