Mary Pearson is an interdisciplinary performance maker based in Liverpool, UK, currently touring her solo, FAILURE (& other opportunities for non-linear success). Mary regularly leads CI, improvisation and performance classes in the community, and has mentored and taught at Ponderosa Dance P.O.R.C.H. summer school (Stolzenhagen, Germany) 2011-2013. She has been a visiting artist and guest lecturer in dance, drama, contemporary performance and continuing education departments at Liverpool Hope, Liverpool John Moore’s, University of Liverpool, Edge Hill University. This year, she has been 'Making Space' artist in residence at Decoda’s Summer Dancing Festival.
Mary earned her B.A. in Visual Art/English Literature (Oberlin College/USA) and studied physical theatre at Kiklos Teatro (Padua/IT). She co-founded and was co-Artistic Director of Fool's Proof Theatre, whose work has toured nationally internationally in the UK/USA.