This year we are partnering up with Cardiff Dance Festival to host a variety of events. There’s lots going on: morning class with the visiting artists, workshops, open studios, ticket deals for performances, talks and social events.

For what’s on – when and where see below


Tuesday 7th November

9.30 – 11am Class Led by Preethi Athreya of Basement 21 India – Rubicon Dance, £4

Wednesday 8th November

9.30 – 11am Class Led by Padmini Chettur of Basement 21 India – Rubicon Dance, £4

7pm Festival opening reception and performance: Wrongheaded, Liz Roche Company
@ Chapter £5.00 tickets available – quote “Groundwork” at the box office.

Thursday 9th November

9.30 – 11am Class led by Liz Roche Company – Dance House, Wales Milennium Centre,  £4

11.30 – 1.30pm GroundHub Workshop Brave Play – Making work for younger audiences, led by Barrowland Ballet  – Jade Adamson and Vince Virr – Dance House, Wales Milennium Centre, £6. Mail Groundworkprocardiff@gmail.com to reserve a place.

Friday 10th November

9.30 – 11.30am Groundspace open space at the Dance Studio, Chapter
11.30 – 1pm Groundspace bookable open space at the Dance Studio, Chapter

2.30 Open Studio Interruption with Basement 21– Interruption brings together artists from Basement 21 in Chennai, India and practitioners from Wales. Find out more about the work they’re making and the different creative processes of the artists involved. Free event, Chapter.

Saturday 11th November

11.00 – 1pm GroundHub workshop Into the Dark, led by Benjamin Kahn from Compagnie Philippe Saire, Dance House, Wales Milennium Centre, £6. Mail Groundworkprocardiff@gmail.com to reserve a place.

8pm Ticket Deal & Meet the Artist, Laila Daillo
Post performance discussion and drinks hosted by Groundwork Pro, after Countless Yellow Chairs @ Chapter. £5 ticket deal – quote “Groundwork” at Chapter box office.

Monday 13th November

10am – midday GroundHub workshop Dropping Stitches performance workshop, with Karl Jay-Lewin – Chapter, £6. Mail Groundworkprocardiff@gmail.com to reserve a place.

Tuesday 14th November

9.30 – 11am Class, Led by Maribe – sors de ce corps (Canada) Rubicon Dance, £4

Wednesday 15th November

9.30 – 11am Class, Led by Siriol Joyner, Rubicon Dance, £4

4-5pm Open Studio: Beside. Visiting from Quebec maribe- sors de ce corps and Montreal Danse are going to be working on their new production Beside. Free event, Chapter.

Thursday 16th November

9.30am – 11am Class, Dance House, £4 per class

7.30pm Ticket Deal & Meet the Artist: Daniel Linehan
Post performance Q & A and social after Not About Everything with Karine Décorne, Dance House – £5 ticket deal – quote “Groundwork” at NDCW box office.

Friday 17th November

9.30 – 11.30am Groundspace open space at the Dance Studio, Chapter
11.30 – 1pm Groundspace bookable open space at the Dance Studio, Chapter

4.30pm Open Studio: Placebo. Clod Ensemble are in residence for a week at Wales Millennium Centre ahead of their performances of Under Glass. In this Open Studio event they will be sharing some of the work they have begun to create over a week of research and development on a new project. Free event, WMC.

Saturday 18th November

10am to 5pm Reboot: Moving Music with Clod Ensemble, led by Suzy Willson and Paul Clark, Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre. Free event. Send your CV and an expression of interest to reboot@clodensemble.com by 6th Nov apply.

8pm Ticket Deal & Meet the Artist: Laura Dannequin
Post performance discussion and drinks hosted by Groundwork Pro, after Hardy Animal, Chapter — £5 ticket deal – quote “Groundwork” at Chapter box office.

Sunday 19th November

1pm – 3pm Drafted in Movement, Led by Dan Whiteston, Clod Ensemble, Western Studio, Wales Millennium Centre.

An access fund is available for Wales based artists who may need assistance with travel, accommodation, childcare, costs associated with disabled access or other costs incurred.