Douglas Comley

Actor & Dancer


Douglas trained at Middlesex University, London, in Performance Arts and Dance. He began his professional career with Nexus Dance Company under the direction of Nigel Charnock (DV8). From then he worked as a performer internationally with companies across Europe. He returned to Wales to lecture at Gower College of Further Education and become Male Dance Development Officer for community organisation TAN Dance.

Douglas became  the director of the Welsh Male Dance Theatre Company called Dynion, touring them internationally to raise the profile of male dance leading to Creative Arts Wales Award in 2010.

Throughout this period Douglas has been involved in the choreography and implementation of several large-scale opening ceremonies. These include the Rugby World Cup, The Millennium Youth Games, Dubai City Festival, Commonwealth Games and the World Gymnaestrade.

Douglas came to Malta to work with Contact Dance Company and YADA. He now teaches for various establishments in Malta and heads different  performance projects with various age groups and abilities. He is currently working with Opening Doors Association, Malta Dementia Society, Incite Motion and Teatru Manoel Youth Dance. Recently he has become a qualified teacher of Progressive Contemporary Technique.

This is his second production with Theatre Anon.