Groundwork offer paid residencies for Welsh dance artists or those who are based in or have a strong connection with Wales through their work.

In December 2018 Shakeera Ahmun, was one of our residency artists at Chapter.

‘My diverse upbringing has strongly influenced me to explore a sense of community and bond, through movement and music. I will portray these values of warmth and equality within the honesty of my movement vocabulary and character to create an ambience of togetherness. This solo will be part of a work in progress.’

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