Statement from Deborah Light

    At the end of this month I will step down from the Groundwork team and Zosia Jo and Lara Ward will be joined by two new team members. I have been part of Groundwork since it formed in 2015 and believe it is now time for a change of perspective, for both me and Groundwork. …

    Join the Groundwork team – open call

    Join the Groundwork team – open call  Groundwork are inviting applications for two new roles with the Groundwork team. Both roles will work remotely to support the programming, curation, management, marketing and delivery of our Stabilisation program. Contract details 5 month contract (with potential to extend pending further funding) August 1st – December 31st 2020…

    Theatre and Performance UK freelance taskforce

    In order to support freelance dance artists in Wales, Rubicon and National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) have each signed this letter (which is also available in BSL here) and have each committed to pay a freelance artist to be part of the ‘theatre and performance UK freelance taskforce’. Groundwork initiated the programme with Rubicon and…

    An Apology

    Dear dancers, movers and makers, A couple of days ago we shared a list of links to work by dance artists of colour and diverse heritage. It has been brought to our attention that this was inappropriate, unwelcome and a performative demonstration. We want to publicly own this error and offer our sincere and absolute apology. We…

    2nd of June

    ARTISTS SHARE THEIR WORK – Laila Diallo

    ACW clarification re. Stabilisation for Individuals

    ACW have released further guidance around the need to earn 50% of income from freelance work and/or arts work which means some people who thought they were ineligible may in fact be eligible: Point 11: https://arts.wales/sites/default/files/2020-06/Additional%20Clarifications%20-%20Individuals%20Stabilisation%20Fund.pdf The guidelines are not subject to HMRC definitions i.e you may be on payroll for some work but essentially…

    Fy Ynys Las

    Artists share their practice – Eddie Ladd

    ACW Stabilisation Fund for Individuals

    ACW Stabilisation Fund for Individuals Opens on 29th May and closes 15th June for 1-10K Guidelines and FAQ’s are here: https://arts.wales/stabilisation-fund-for-individuals On 15th May Groundwork held an open Zoom meeting to discuss the above fund. Below is an outline of the scheme and queries/responses that came up during that conversation. We put a number of…

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Statement from Deborah Light

At the end of this month I will step down from the Groundwork team and Zosia Jo and Lara Ward will be joined by two new team members. I have been part of Groundwork since it formed in 2015 and believe it is now time for a change of perspective, for both me and Groundwork. …

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