• Thania Acaron

    Thania is a choreographer, performer, educator and dance artist from Puerto Rico, currently residing in the UK after New York and Buenos Aires. Thania completed her PhD thesis on the connection between dance and violence prevention at the University of Aberdeen. She has an MA in Dance Education (New York University) and is a certified…

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  • Theo Clinkard

    Theo Clinkard is based in West Yorkshire, England and his practice spans choreography, pedagogy, performance and design. Since launching his company in 2012, he has steadily built an international reputation for creating affecting and visually arresting dances for small to large-scale theatres and non-theatre settings. Past company productions include Ordinary Courage, Chalk, Of Land & Tongue and This Bright Field and…

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  • Tim Casson

    Originally from North Yorkshire, Tim has performed and taught extensively for Jasmin Vardimon, founding their ‘JV2’ Professional Development Certificate. He has also performed for Nigel Charnock, Katie Green and Ben Wright. Tim regularly leads education projects for a wide range of dance organisations, including Sadler’s Wells where he worked extensively with the National Youth Dance…

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  • Vanessa Grasse

    Vanessa is a choreographer, dancer and teacher. Her work explores the crossover between choreography, walking-art and installation through site-specific, improvisation, participatory and cross-disciplinary practice. She graduated on the MA in Creative Practice Dance from Laban and ID in London, with a focus on exploring urban improvisational walking practices. She is currently one of Fellowship artists…

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  • Zoë Solomons

    Zoë is a dancer/mother/teacher/Osteopath. Zoë qualified to teach Axis Syllabus universal motion principles in 2008 and has since taught at major dance centres and schools across the U.K. and internationally. Her eclectic training in medicine and bodywork, and a dance background including improvisation, tango, folkdance and contemporary inform her embodied approach to functional movement pedagogy.…

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  • Zosia Jo

    Zosia Jo is a dance artist, writer and maker. Her work is rooted in a desire for connectivity and communication through movement, improvisation and performance. Alongside her extensive facilitation work with various communities, Zosia’s choreographic practice focuses on feminist themes, use of voice and spoken word, connecting to communities and challenging traditional theatrical hierarchies. She…

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Statement from Deborah Light

At the end of this month I will step down from the Groundwork team and Zosia Jo and Lara Ward will be joined by two new team members. I have been part of Groundwork since it formed in 2015 and believe it is now time for a change of perspective, for both me and Groundwork. …

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