Pauline Mayers is an independent writer, theatremaker, choreographer and facilitator.


“I define art as a means of being able to see the world in a different way, to explore the world through different doors...”

- Pauline Mayers

As a Rambert trained choreographer and theatre-maker, Pauline has performed and taught for contemporary dance companies across the UK with a career span of over 25 years. Now integrating theatre and dance, Pauline's recent work, What If I Told You, toured nationally to critical acclaim and is a shortlisted nominee for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award 2017. Pauline is Associate Artist at Leeds Playhouse and Chris Goode & Co and is a RTYDS Leader of Tomorrow.




Reclaiming the voice of the Black woman in the feminist movement.

© Matt Rogers

© Matt Rogers

© Lizzie Coombes

© Lizzie Coombes


Praise For Pauline’s Work

‘Powerful and experimental work about difference and prejudice takes a communal approach to performance’

The Stage

‘What If I Told You is a gift for all who attend it.’

The Scotsman

‘Her choreography has a compelling lineage, and with each movement there comes a meaning and story of its own.’

A Younger Theatre

© Lizzie Coombes

© Lizzie Coombes