A polymath (Greek: πολυμαθής, polymathēs, “having learned much”), is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas; such a person is known to draw on complex bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems.
Annette Walker (MA, BSc [Hons], DipHE) is a dynamic, agile and multi-skilled performer who has appeared in a variety of international and national shows, from theatre, circus and dance, to the concert stage. As an aerial acrobat she was one of the Mary Poppins in the London 2012 Opening Ceremony. As a tap dance teacher she was one of the specialist dance teachers for Royal Academy of Dance’s, Dance for Lifelong Wellbeing project.
Annette combines music, dance and comedy in the sassy, cabaret duo, The Tipton Project. She also regularly leads the Renegade Stage, an improvisation tap workshop, for the London Tap Jam at Ronnie Scott’s.
As a “polymath” Annette has a wide variety of interests that have been built into an engaging lifestyle of unique and successful pathways. In between an active career in dance, acting, circus and music projects she maintains a self-employment business as a senior level front-end web coder. For a glimpse into some of Annette’s accomplishments read her blog under News and Journal.
Annette is raising funds to help support the financial cost of her Associate Artist participation on Atlantic Center for the Arts’s Artist Residency #169 for 3 weeks in May 2018. Please donate any amount on her GoFundMe page.