Rolfing with Andrea Buckley

    Special bodywork offer for dance artists in Cardiff this February! While she is in town teaching for us Andrea Buckley is offering discounted Rolfing treatments for dancers. There are just three appointments available at National Dance Company Wales on Thursday 21st February. Times available are 12.30pm, 2pm or 3.30pm. Cost £45 Email groundworkprocardiff@gmail.com to book.…

    ADMIN SUPPORT FOR DANCE ARTISTS

    Get support with your marketing, fundraising or production needs with an intern! Working in collaboration with the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Groundwork Pro is linking MA Arts Management students with independent artists. If you would like to have some support in areas such us fundraising, marketing, programming and more, you can work…

    The Groundwork Pro team past and present

    The Groundwork Pro team past and present  …some words from Jessie Brett ‘I’m so proud to be one of the founder members with Deborah Light, Beth Powlesland, Joanna Young and Chloe Loftus. We all had a longing for professional development activities and decided to try to take some action. We had no idea the directions…

    Groundwork: moving into 2019 and 2020!

    In case you hadn’t heard, and with huge thanks to your support and that of our partners, we have been successful in securing Arts Council of Wales FUNDING FOR ANOTHER 18 MONTHS OF GROUNDWORK PRO! From January 2019, we can continue to offer a programme of classes, workshops and events to nurture your practice, fuel your creativity and provide a valuable sense of community amongst…

    SEEDS artists blog

    Here’s a quick update from Luke and Natalie, who are two of our SEEDS artists in residence. They will be sharing their work alongside Shakeera Ahmun at Chapter Stiwdio, 3pm, Saturday 15th December: It’s Thursday morning.  We’re having a really lovely time.  It feels new and unknown and focused. We’ve been talking a lot, making…

    Headshot images of the three Seeds residency artists, Luke Divall, Natalie Corne and Shakeera Ahmun

    SEED Artists: Shakeera Ahmun, Luke Divall and Natalie Corne

    Thank you so much to all who applied for our SEEDS Residency and made for a challenging selection process. Introducing our selected SEED artists taking residence at Chapter December 10th – 15th:  SHAKEERA AHMUN ‘My diverse upbringing has strongly influenced me to explore a sense of community and bond, through movement and music. I will portray these values…

    Attuning to Collaboration

    Attuning to Collaboration Jamie McCarthy & Joanna Young Earlier this year at the beginning of the summer, a small group of dance artists, choreographers, musicians and composers gathered in Cardiff for a two-day workshop.  With support from Tŷ Cerdd, Groundwork invited composer Jamie McCarthy and myself to facilitate a workshop around collaboration between dance and…

    Join the Groundwork team

    Groundwork is evolving and we’re looking for someone new to join us in the plotting, planning and execution of our dance development programme. Job Description: Groundwork Collective Member Offer: 4 months, starting mid-August to mid-December, 12 hours per month. Total 48 hours. Rate: £15 per hour. We’re looking for one more team member to join…

    Gender Guerillas

    Reflections from a talk with Amy Bell – ‘Gender Guerillas’, part of Groundwork’s discussion series ‘Representation of the People:ACT’. This is a set of notes from ‘Gender Guerillas’ – it does not represent any individuals voice, neither are they a complete or coherent record. They are not definitive statements, rather thoughts aired and points of…

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Dances That Didn’t Happen

Dances that Didn’t happen: Artist Conversations Podcasts  The second episode is now live!   The Garden Series: Lara Ward A series of three podcasts, in conversation with female artists who I didn’t get to work with during lockdown. This series aims to question where artists have found focus and what shifts we have and are…

The Groundwork Winter Round-Up

Dear dancers, movers and makers, We are done for the year and sending you a round up of the amazing work created as part of Seeds Dispersed and Groundwork Presents during this, our Stabilisation program. And a reminder that our online classes are still available for you to keep training while we fundraise for our next…

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