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HFTTOS & Matches - Mickael Marson Riviere
Salah El Brogy and Guy Nader 2014International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB) 2014

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Company Decalage/ Mickael Marso Riviere


Louise has worked in the dance industry across three decades in a number of roles including dance practitioner, dramaturg, and as a Producer and Head of Inclusion for People Dancing. 

She works on a creative and strategic level, creatively producing works and projects including the acclaimed 11 Million Reasons to Dance programme and on a strategic level working within her DOE role working on the senior management team of an Arts Council England NPO working across the UK for dance artists.

She is an independent producer and spent 3 years working as a Producer for French dance artist Mickael Marso Riviere where she produced a number of small and mid scale shows and projects/events including Matches and HTTS at IDFB14 which also toured the UK and abroad.


She regularly supports a range of dance artsists either through producing projects or performances or through artist development or access support. 

She is also on the board of Second Hand Dance 

New Perspectives Theatre Company
not Now Bernard 
Summer Autumn 2006



Louise started her career as an actor and spent many years working in theatre in education and community theatre as a freelance facilitator, director and project manager. 

She worked for a number of years at Mansfield Palace Theatre directing their professional shows alongside their main stage youth and community productions. 

She worked as Assistant Director for New Perspectives Theatre Company on Not Now Bernard and Mirkas Story and has worked across the East Midlands working for organisations including Curve Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse. In 2021 she has been back in the studio directing a new work 'Me & You' which aims to tour 2023. 

Louise also works as a producer for a number of artists working in theatre, including currently supporting the development of a new musical called Wendy's War.

For a list of directing and producing credits, please contact Louise 


Chronically ill arts films                                                                     Louise Wildish                                                                      2021

Various online webinars/discussions                                              People Dancing                                                                    2019-21

‘Black Swan’                                                                                          BBC The Space/PD                                                              Jan 2018

‘Chicago’                                                                                                 BBC The Space/PD                                                             Jan 2018

‘Singin in the Rain’                                                                              BBC The Space/PD                                                              Jan 2018

‘Inclusion’                                                                                              Ben Williams                 People Dancing/YDance           Feb 2016

‘Contemplation’                                                                                    Ben Williams                 People Dancing                            Nov 2016

‘Motion’                                                                                                  Ben Williams                 Para Dance UK/PD                     Oct 2016

‘Sensation’                                                                                              Ben Williams                 People Dancing                         July 2016

‘Adaption’                                                                                               Ben Williams                 People Dancing                         June 2015

‘Beth’s Story’                                                                                          Ben Williams                 People Dancing/D4                  March 2015

11 Million Reasons exhibition                                                            Sean Goldthorpe           People Dancing                         Dec 2014

Physically Being Me’                                                                           People Dancing                                                                    Sept 2013

Childrens Outdoors                                                                             The Core, Corby                                                                   April 2011

‘Days of Wine and Roses’                                                                   Owen McCafferty          Mansfield Palace Theatre         Jan 2007

‘Mirkas Story’    ASTD                                                                         New Perspectives                                                                May 2007

‘Not Now Bernard’ ASTD                                                                   David Mckee                New Perspectives                        Oct 2006

‘A Site For Sore Eyes’                                                                          Kevin Fegan                  Mansfield Palace Theatre          Sept 2006

‘Mindgame’                                                                                           Anthony Horowitz       Mansfield Palace Theatre       Jan 2006

‘The Songwriter’                                                                                   David Hopkins             Mansfield Palace Theatre        June 2006

‘Wembley Ho’                                                                                       Malcolm Seymore        Mansfield Palace Theatre         June 2005

‘Kvetch’                                                                                                  Steven Berkoff’             Mansfield Palace Theatre          Jan 2005

‘A Guinea Too Much’                                                                          Barry Heath                  Mansfield Palace Theatre           Nov 2004

‘Kiss Me Like You Mean It’                                                                Chris Chibnall                Mansfield Palace Theatre         Jan 2004

‘Oil Patch Warriors’                                                                            Phillip Holmes               Mansfield Palace Theatre          June 2003

‘Locks’                                                                                                    Rose Thorn                   Hyson Green Festival                   July 1998

‘Puzzles’                                                                                                  Dave Holman                Nottm Playhouse                        May 1998

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