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Fertile Ground’s making the NE the place to dance – nurturing, challenging and inspiring a new generation of dance artists to develop and present inspirational and accessible dance for the people of the North
Established in 2013 to give the best employment opportunities to early career dancers we perform and give workshops across the region and beyond.
‘Listening to company member Emma Palmer speak following the performance, it was clear how the investment in dance in the North East has nourished her from school to becoming a professional. This company, who go from strength to strength, truly are the face of home grown North East dance- and they look good.’ Rosie Bradford Events Manager The Bowes Museum May 27th 2016 The Witham Barnard Castle
2017 has seen us write a new business plan and give workshops across the Northeast. We are shaping up to create a new double bill in 2018. Watch this space!
Fertile Ground (FG) is a project funded company and needs and values the contributions and support of its’ patrons, partners and public to be able to develop it’s work and continue to offer the best workshops and performances at prices that every-one can afford.
To Donate follow the link below. To discuss a more tailored partnership opportunity, please contact our Artistic Director, Dora Frankel on 01912695581 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You can download the feasibility study, 2015 & 2016 evaluations and latest Annual Report here.
Fertile Ground Annual Report for Nov 2015 – Nov 2016
…It is during this section that the piece provides us with one of those rare moments of delighted laughter as a “baby elephant” scuttles (“bounces” might be a better word!) sideways and on her knees across the back of the stage, a big smile on her face. The audience laughed aloud and there were even a few ‘Ahs’..
Peter Lathan British Theatre Guide May 2106 About Elephant Dances Choreography Dora Frankel