We are developing our 2017 plans!

The North East's first professional graduate dance company, FERTILE GROUND challenges the region's finest young dance talent to inspire new audiences; nurturing our vision of a new, vibrant and distinctive dance culture for the North East.

We have a very special Dance City supported event this Saturday September 24th 6.30-7.30pm Read More

We are holding the first of many business events this year with the first one at Great North Museum: Hancock Read More

Our dancers become inspirational, dedicated and professional role models for young people in the many schools, colleges and community groups to whom we offer workshops
Without the support of our generous patrons and partners we would be unable to offer this unique opportunity to the best of our North East dance talent.

You can help us to continue nurturing and improving opportunities for young people across the region by sponsoring a young dance graduate, supporting an education provider to run our workshops for their students or contributing to the running of our annual tours and public events programme.
We value every contribution to our work, our dancers and our future; be part of our journey
To Donate, please follow the link below or to discuss a more tailored partnership opportunity, please contact our Artistic Director, Dora Frankel on 01912695581 or dora@fertileground.org.uk

Fertile Ground is a Community Interest Company and continues to develop the current vibrant Board. If you are interested in engaging with us at Board level please contact Chair Person Colette Harrison colette@coletteharrison.co.uk

I am consistently inspired by the dedication and quality of the young dancers who join our company each year. We are indeed, the fertile ground for talent in the North East. I’m more sure than ever that we are sowing the seeds for a generation of inspirational performers who will go on to make their own work, form their own company’s and really make the North East ‘the place’ to dance in the UK.
Dora Frankel, Artistic Director.

‘I could have watched it all again; it was mesmerising’.
Audience member Sunderland College premiere about Elephant dances.

Last night… what a night! What an evening of total dedication to art, choreography, dance and performance…. and what a terrific and huge step on and up from Fertile Ground’s first year of activities. Everyone should hopefully be feeling incredibly proud – I know I was for all of you.
Audience member.

Auditions for 2018 season

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