D’ARQUIAN (Choreographer and Movement Director)

Tara’s choreographic and movement direction specialism spreads across a variety of media, from stage to site-specific performance and screen, as well as a diverse panel of practices including physical theatre, dance and circus.

Tara is an Associate Artist at L’Escaut Architectures in Brussels. She has taught and tutored on the MA Advanced Theatre Practice course at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and is a BA Teacher in Choreological Studies, Performance Workshop and guest lecturer at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London.



Bad Faith (part of the In Situ trilogy) Laban Theatre Tara D'Arquian
Under Your Spell for the Last Time La Maison de le Culture de Tournai (Belgium) Tara D'Arquian and Maxime Lampole
Orphan Realms The Place (London) Tara D'Arquian (with composer Gareth Mitchell)
Quests (part of the In Situ trilogy) Borough Hall Greenwich Tara D'Arquian
Above the Mealy-Mouthed Sea Engine Room, Omnibus Theatre Circumference Circus Company
Eggs The Vaults Maud Dromgoole
These Are Your Lives The Yard Theatre Alex Rennie
In Situ (part of the In Situ trilogy) Asylum, Peckham Tara D'Arquian
May Our Bodies Become Bodies Again The Place (London) Tara D'Arquian
This Is Your Life The Yard Theatre Alex Rennie
Drunk For The Last Time The Shunt Lounge Tara D'Arquian


The Spy Scope Pictures Jens Jonsson
Would You Save Me From Us? Strive Festival/Fresh Takes Tara D'Arquian


The Independent ‘s ‘One to watch' (January 2016)
Longlisted for the Old Vic 12
Shortlisted for the Sky Academy Arts Scholarship

Shortlisted for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Choreographer Award
Shortlisted for the Sky Academy Arts Scholarship
1st Class Specialist Diploma in Choreological Studies at Trinity Laban (London) (Postgraduate Studies)

Awarded first site-specific Compass Commissions - Partnership between Trinity Laban and Greenwich Dance

1st Class Honours Degree in Dance Theatre - Trinity Laban (London)