Hannah is a performer and choreographer based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Hannah trained at Laban, gaining a 1st class BA (Hons) Dance Theatre (2007) and an MA in Dance Performance (2008). In 2012 she went to train at Espacio LEM in Buenos Aires, Argentina for 3 months to research and develop her choreographic practice. For the majority of her professional career Hannah has worked as a performer, and has found herself most at home collaborating with artists from different disciplines, namely music, visual art, film and theatre. She has performed in a variety of spaces and places across the UK, Europe and internationally.

From October 2014 – December 2015 Hannah was Artist in Residence with Imaginate where she explored making work with and for young people, to see what she got up to click here.

Some artists and companies Hannah has worked with include; Barrowland Ballet, Imaginate, Starcatchers, Maria Jerez, Ian Spink, Christine Devaney, Miguel Pereira, Lambent Productions, Rosemary Butcher, Lea Anderson + Frank Bock, Lost Dog, Valerie Preston-Dunlop, Salon Fluxx and as part of Fresh Tracks Europe.



Hannah is currently touring ANIMALS 3rd May – 4th June 2018, find out more here.

Hup toured Scotland and United States in 2018 with performances at:
Summerhall, Scotland | 9 & 10 March 2018
Macrobert Arts Centre, Scotland | 11 March 2018

Theatre at RVCC, Branchburg New Jersey USA | 15 – 17 March 2018
Lincoln Centre, New York USA | 21 – 25 March 2018


MamaBabaMe co production between Curious Seed and Starcatchers which tour across Scotland in 2017.


Barrowland Ballet‘s Wolves performed by an 60 strong intergenerational cast of dance artist including older performers, teenagers, adults and children. Performances at:

Tramway, Glasgow | Saturday 18th March 2017 Beacon Arts Centre | Saturday 25th March 2017

Image Brian Hartley



Starcatchers and the RSNO present HUP created by Hazel Darwin-Edwards and Abigail Sinar.
A music and theatre experience for 0-24 months olds and their adults.


“Both transfixing and mesmerising, this relaxed and intimate delight of a performance is full of surprises geared right at tiny tots but clever enough to draw in the adults in the room too as it magically links nature and music.” ★★★★★ THE EDINBURGH GUIDE

Hup is touring Canada, Macau and Hong Kong before returning home to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe as part of the Made in Scotland showcase. See below for dates >

Hup's international adventures



Blue Block Studio 2016

Starcatchers and Katy Wilson present BLUE BLOCK STUDIO, an interactive play space for babies under 24 months and their adults.

– Dundee Rep | Dundee Tues 5 – Sat 16 April
– Platform | Glasgow Sat 21 – Wed 25 May
– Imaginate Festival | Edinburgh @ National Museum of Scotland Sat 28 – Fri 3 June


‘A blissful chillout, look, listen or play zone’  The Herald ★★★★