C-12 Dance Theatre was founded in 2005 by Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster, Nasae Evanson and Adam Towndrow.
All founders studied and met at Middlesex University and subsequently after graduation the company was formed. Deakin-Foster and Evanson received Dance with Performing Arts Degree’s and Towndrow received an Interdisciplinary Performance Degree.
Since 2011, the company is run by Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster and Adam Towndrow. Nasae Evanson is connected to the company through his vision to create the company in 2005, since 2011 his passion of self expression has lead him to step down as Director and further concentrate on his own worthy endeavours.
2010-2012 the company became an Associate Company with East London Dance.
2011-2012 the company received its first National Lottery’s Grant For The Arts Award to create The Van Man.
2012 the company received funding from the International Festival Consortium Without Walls, to create, collaborate and produce Trolleys with Australian based Shaun Parker and Company.
2013 the company became an Associate Company with The Albany.
2013 the company received its second National Lottery Grant For The Arts Award to create Shhh!
2013 Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster reached the top 6 for the Adventures Choreographer Award
2013 Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster went to Perth, Australia, to remount Trolleys at Buzz Dance Theatre, which went onto tour Perth.
2013 Shaun Parker became mentor to Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster
Deakin-Foster and Towndrow has become a strong combination of skills and experience, resulting in a future of indoor, outdoor, commercial, exhibition, UK, European, music video and festival adventures!
C-12 Dance Theatre introduced in 2012 an internship scheme. The scheme supports the development of young people studying dance and provides vital experience. In line with education internship guidelines, this scheme will be a tailor made journey into the creation of new productions, touring, assist teaching our community projects and understand the administration and marketing demands of running a business.
2012 – Kirsty Stoddart
2013 – Kerri Georgiou, Sabaa Tariq and Natasha Lee
2014 – Sarah Young
2015 - Sabaa Tariq, Ioanna Theochari, Lily Simmons