Since graduating with a 1st class BA (Hons) in 2002 and a PhD in Dance in 2005, Karla has toured her own work extensively throughout Europe and performed internationally with various dance, circus and physical theatre companies. She has delivered masterclasses throughout Europe, held a senior lecturing post at Bath Spa University, had her book and numerous articles published, been commissioned to choreograph works for dance, theatre, opera and circus. Karla was the Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of multi-award winning physical theatre and multimedia company Precarious, which produced and toured works for five years. Karla has recently collaborated with Tom Morris in World Cup Final 1966, in which she also performed, and is also Artistic Director of her own touring company ‘Karla Shacklock Company’ (

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