Justine Doswell & Daryn Crosbie
Born in Bridgetown, Barbados, Justine trained at the Legat School and Central School Of Ballet in the UK. In 1997 she made Dublin her home.
With a diverse career spanning 25 years she has worked with George Piper Dances – Channel 4's Ballet Boyz (UK) / Charles Linehan (UK); John Scott's Irish Modern Dance Theatre / Fabrice Dugied (France) / Sean Curran (USA) / Sara Rudner (USA); Liz Roche Company formerly Rex Levitates / Jodi Melnick (USA); CoisCéim Dance Theatre; Dance Theatre of Ireland / The Carnet Bagouet, Dominique Bagouet (France); Charleroi Danses (Belgium) / Merce Cunningham (USA) / Paul Taylor Dance Company (USA) / Karole Armitage (USA); The Abbey Theatre (Tarry Flynn including Royal National Theatre, Lyttelton, London and The Tempest), Landmark Productions (The Secret Garden), Opera Ireland (Macbeth, Aida, The Silver Tassie at The Gaiety Theatre), Gavin Friday (Tomorrow Belongs to Me), Kíla, Wella, St Patricks Festival, BBC, RTÉ & TV3 amongst others.
2016 saw Justine choreograph Elvis is My Daddy (Everyman Theatre, Cork and the Olympia Theatre); choreograph and perform in Dusk by Eamon Carr, directed by Denis Conway (The New Theatre) and choreograph Heresy, an opera by Roger Doyle, directed by Eric Fraad (Project Arts Centre). Most recently Justine choreographed the dance elements for Irish band The Corona's music video.
Justine has experience teaching a selection of dance disciplines to all ages and abilities. She has been a resident dance artist in schools for County Councils. She has also worked for Liz Roche and John Scott as assistant choreographer and dance captain for The Abbey Theatre, David Bolger and Muirne Bloomer. From 2007 – 2010 Justine enjoyed choreographing for firstdance.ie.
In 2003 Justine obtained an honours Gdip / Web Design and Multimedia Authoring. Since then, she has worked freelance for a variety of clients, amongst them FUSIO one of Ireland's leading web design, development & multimedia firms.
From 2010 to 2015 Justine took on the role of company manager and producer for Liz Roche Company. In this capacity she has gone on to work freelance for Dublin Youth Dance Company, Galway Dance Days, Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Kíla, Goethe-Institut Irland and Pipeworks Music Festival.