Responding to place with Rosemary Lee

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What a group gathered for Rosemary Lee’s workshop in September! We had people come from as far afield as Denmark and Portugal to be a part of Responding to Place as well as those from West Wales, South Wales, Bristol and London. As soon as we all sat down together to do introductions you could…

Crowdfunding for one-year of Groundwork Pro!

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There’s just a few days remaining on our Crowdfunding campaign and we’ve still got a way to go to hit our target! We are looking for the final £1,000 we need to run our year-long programme of professional dance development opportunities. Our classes, workshops, events and studio space fill a large gap in provision and…

Calling Wales-based dance teachers

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Groundwork pro is looking for three Wales-based teachers to lead a one-off professional morning class during Groundwork’s autumn term.   In a week we are calling ‘Pick and mix’ from the 22nd– 24th of September, a different Wales based practitioner will be invited to teach each morning session. Groundwork Pro would like to support the…

1st weeks of class with Sean and Patricia

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We’re two weeks in to our program of professional class and its been a brilliant two weeks. Week one was with Sean Feldman – it’s always a pleasure to be in a room with Sean as he transfers a sense of joy in moving and a warm acceptance of everyone and everything. Class was open,…

The Launch

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3, 2, 1, blast off… launch initiated! The Groundwork Pro Launch went off with a bang, 16th May the team assembled at Nofitstate Four Elms meeting room armed with nibbles, Pimms, a projector and a whole lot of pent up excitement and suspense. We knew 20 had booked but were unsure how many people might…

The beginning

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After over two years of discussions, deliberations and a bit of hard graft, Groundwork Pro has finally taken shape! Beth, Jessie, Joanna, Deborah and Chloe have formed the artist-led collective and will soon be rolling out a packed 6-month pilot programme of events across the city. Cardiff is a thriving capital city which boasts a…