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.

What’s on – when and where


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 (details and booking coming soon)

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

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 (details and booking coming soon)

8pm Meet the Artists, Laila Daillo and Jules Maxwell
Hosted by Groundwork Pro, after Countless Yellow Chairs in the bar @ Chapter. £5.00 tickets available for the performance – quote “Groundwork” at the box office.

Monday 13th November

10am – midday GroundHub workshop Dropping Stitches performance workshop with Karl Jay-Lewin Chapter £6 (details and booking coming soon)

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

Thursday 16th November

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

7.30pm Meet the Artist: Daniel Linehan
Post performance Q & A and social after Not About Everything with Karine Décorne. Dance House, £5 tickets available for the performance – quote “Groundwork” at the 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

Saturday 18th November

10am to 5pm Reboot: Moving Music Led by Suzy Willson and Paul Clark, Clod Ensemble, Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre. Free event. If you would like to attend Reboot: Moving Music, please send your CV and an expression of interest to reboot@clodensemble.com by 10am on Monday 6 November.

8pm Meet the Artist: Laura Dannequin
Post performance conversation with Laura hosted by Groundwork Pro after Hardy Animal, Chapter — £5 tickets available for the performance – quote “Groundwork” at the box office.

Sunday 19th November

1pm – 3pm Drafted in Movement, Led by Dan Whiteston, Clod Ensemble, Weston Studio, Wales Millenium Centre £6 / £4 concessions

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.