Roberta works collaboratively with artists and makers from across disciplines to produce dances for a diverse range of contexts. She has presented at Sadler’s Wells, Tanzmesse, Dance4 and Dance Umbrella amongst others. She is a 2020 winner of the Bonnie Bird Choreographic Development Award, a 2019 finalist at Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Screen.dance, New Renaissance Film Festival and a 2018 finalist for the Total Theatre & The Place Dance Award.
Roberta’s practice has been informed by her experience of navigating a chronic illness that affects mental health. She is currently developing new work, which investigates neuroscience and psychology.
She trained in Contemporary Dance and Ballet at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and specialised in choreography, she then went on to complete an MA in Performance Making at Goldsmiths College, London. Roberta has been a resident artist in London (Shunt, Greenwich Foot Tunnel, Chisenhale Dance Space, Greenwich Dance Agency and Battersea Arts Centre as part of THE INDEPENDENTS), Cardiff (Welsh Independent Dance), Marseille (as part of COLINA), Nottingham (Dance4), Totnes (Dartington Hall) and Vienna (DanceWeb in-conjunction with ImPulsTanz). She is also one of the founding curators of Chisenhale Art Club as featured in Time Outs Best of 2010.