MESH – Vanessa Grasse

    Many thanks to Vanessa for an insightful day exploring MESH methodology, which was rich with visual and detailed research information. A big thanks to Ballet Cymru for partnering with us to make this workshop event happen, as well as Rubicon for the studio space, helping Groundwork to bring independent dance artists together with professional dancers…

    Surffio Cymru

    Groundwork has recently secured £5000 funding from Surf The Wave Seed Generator fund for Surffio Cymru – Building a model for sustained and mutual Artist/Venue support for dance across Wales. We are currently meeting with 10 venues/programmers across Wales to understand their needs, resources and capacity for presenting dance. We are opening up conversations about how dance…

    The Welsh Takeover of Independent Dance – What is community?

    From the 16th to the 20th September Groundwork took over at I.D. A forerunner of Groundwork and one of a handful of organisations who’ve inspired us with their programming, innovation and artist led model for supporting the professional development of dance artists, I.D is a natural partner for this year’s program. We teamed up with…

    Dance Writing?

    Do you like writing? Do you like watching dance? Groundwork and Cardiff Dance Festival are offering two aspiring dance writers a festival pass in exchange for blogging about shows and workshops.  You will have access to all shows and discussion events for free, and access to our workshops at our Bursary rate of just £10. In…

    The River – Our Fluid Bodies led by Simon Whitehead

    A two day workshop which we held in partnership with Dawns i Bawb in Caernarfon, North Wales. The River, our fluid bodies was a 2-day movement workshop that took its motivation from Caernarfon’s two rivers; a place of confluence, a place shaped by the movements and boundaries of water and the possibilities of fluidity- of…

    Artists surgery with Zosia Jo – Friday 11th October

    After class with Ben McEwen at Chapter, Cardiff Please note, there will be no artists Surgery in September, but on 11th October, Zosia Jo will be available after class at Chapter. Do you have a question about our program? Do you want to have an informal chat about what we offer or how you can…

    SEEDS Residency 2018 -Shakeera Ahmun

    Groundwork offer paid residencies for Welsh dance artists or those who are based in or have a strong connection with Wales through their work. In December 2018 Shakeera Ahmun, was one of our residency artists at Chapter. ‘My diverse upbringing has strongly influenced me to explore a sense of community and bond, through movement and…

    Artist Surgery Friday 12 July

    Zosia Jo will be on available on Friday July 12th, 11am – 1.30pm, after class with Laila Diallo. Do you have a question about our program? Do you want to have an informal chat about what we offer or how you can benefit? Or would you like advice on funding, management or artist development issues?…

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Groundwork morning classes start back 29th January 2020

Here’s the first block of weekly morning classes to kick start 2020! A lovely heady mix of Contemporary technique and Improv, take your pick and get moving… Wednesday 29th January – Kim Noble – Rubicon, 11am – 12.30pm Friday 7th February – Cai Tomos –  Chapter, 9.30am – 11am Wednesday 12th February – Mike Williams…

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