• Elan Elidyr

    My name is Elan Elidyr, originally from Talybont near Aberystwyth, now living in Cardiff. I was lucky enough to study Contemporary Dance at Rubicon Dance in Cardiff and Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance in Munich. Since graduating in 2018 I have been working as a freelance contemporary dancer, having been able to perform in…

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  • Eleanor Brown

    I am a choreographer, dance artist and teacher working in South Wales. I desire to make art that captures the simple moments that express the beauty of the everyday, rooted in the humanity of movement. Throughout my practice I aspire to value simplicity, by having a considered visual presentation, which creates space for possibility and…

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  • Eleanor Sikorski

    Eleanor Sikorski is a dancer and choreographer. Her solo work spans performance, music and film and is made for both theatres and social spaces. She works as a dancer for several choreographers (Eva Recacha, Igor and Moreno, Seke Chimutengwende) and co-leads ‘Nora’, a trio of dancers who curate and commission choreographers to make work for…

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  • Emily Robinson

    Emily Robinson is an independent dance artist and choreographer whose eye and heart is often drawn to creating large group performances. Her work often plays with spatial and bodily configurations to embody a felt theme or circumstance. Her work originates from both personal and political themes and thrives off the input and engagement of her…

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  • Ffion Campbell-Davies

    Ffion explores humanitarian politics through psychoanalysis, body language and spirituality. Interested in the contexts of race, gender, culture and identity, she creates through the influences of ritual, expressing various aspects of the human experience. Ffion works with various disciplines such as voice, text and poetry. Film, visual and digital art. Music production, performative art, exhibitionism…

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  • Frank Bock

    Frank Bock curates ID’s Crossing Borders series of talks. He curated what_now 2013 and what_now 2014 (the latter with Efrosini Protopapa, Hamish McPherson and Katye Coe), and led the Groundswell project from 2013-2015. Frank was a founding member of The Featherstonehaughs in 1987, and co-artistic director of Bock and Vincenzi (1995-2007) a project-based company which created six productions.…

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  • Gabbie Cook

    Gabbie is a contemporary dancer, acrobat and Chinese pole artist, based in the UK. Her training started at age six, competing in elite Artistic Gymnastics and she continued on to train at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD), graduating in 2014. Throughout her career, she has had the pleasure of working with many inspirational…

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  • Gaia Cicolani

    Gaia is an eclectic performer and creative from Torino, Italy, currently based in Cardiff. She trained extensively in dance and has a BA in Contemporary Dance from TrinityLaban, London. She also studied art and art history and trained in acting and physical theatre. Gaia is passionate about different kinds of art and is always looking…

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  • Gary Clark Company (COAL)

    To support the national tour of Gary Clarke’s new dance theatre production COAL, members of Gary Clarke Company will deliver a workshop for Groundwork Pro on Saturday 26th November, 1pm – 4pm. Marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1984/5 British miners’ strike, COAL is a riveting dance theatre show which takes a…

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  • Groundwork team

    Groundwork are a Cardiff based artist-led collective consisting of Deborah Light, Lara Ward and Zosia Jo. Founding members of 2016 include Beth Powlesland, Chloe Loftus, Jessie Brett, Joanna Young and Deborah Light. More info here.

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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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