Marie-Gabrielle's  company works have been extensively supported and funded by Arts Council of England, British Council, The Place Theatre and Trinity Laban amongst many others.  Since 2005 she has created six commissioned works with Trinity Laban, and since 2001 she has staged eight productions at The Place Theatre including for The Place Prize. Other UK venues that have supported her work include The Royal Opera House, Exeter Phoenix and Nuffield Theatre in Lancaster. She was Choreographer for The Bacchai Sir Peter Hall, Royal National Theatre. Bacchai  2002 Premiered at Olivier stage, Royal National Theatre and toured to Epidavros in Greece 2002.

 

Rotie has worked closely as a choreographer and costume design consultant with the London College of Fashion and has staged five productions at venues including The Raphael Room at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Sadler's Wells and The Royal Academy. International touring includes to festivals in Romania, Switzerland, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Japan and many other countries.

 

Rotie is an internationally recognized Butoh exponent (she trained in Japan and Europe with Ko Murobushi, Masaki Iwana, Carlotta Ikeda, Kim Itoh, Motofuji-san, Yoshito and Kazuo Ohno, Atsushi Takenouchi, Oguri, Yumiko Yoshioka, Tadashi Endo and many others)  and has collaboratedy on duet performances with Ko Murobushi and Atsushi Takenouchi. However, she developed her own aesthetic world and language, building from this training.

 

Rotie is a permanent member of staff   at Goldsmiths University of London in the Department of Theatre and Performance, and is a regular visiting tutor to Central School of Speech and Drama, Laban and numerous other UK universities, teaching Actors, Dancers, Directors, Visual Artists and Costume Designers.

 

She has lectured widely in University, and Adult Education on Land Art, Woman Artist and the Body, Performance Art, Japanese Art and Aesthetics, Mythology, Folklore and Earth Mysteries and the Feminine in Fairytales. Many of these research strands have conceptually informed her works over the past twenty years.

In 2020 she was choreographer for The Northman directed by Robert Eggers. she created material for Alexander Skarsgard, Anya Taylor Joy and Willem Dafoe as well as larger group casts. In 2022  is currently movement choreographer for The Witcher series 3, working with the main cast and extras. 

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Marie-Gabrielle Rotie