Gwyn Emberton Dance and ilDance - iCoDaCo: TRANSFORMATION

Monday 10 September - Saturday 22 September


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Gwyn Emberton Dance and ilDance - iCoDaCo: TRANSFORMATION

Dance artists from Sweden, Poland, Hungary and Hong Kong, including Wales’ own Eddie Ladd are in residency at Chapter to create a new piece of work which interrogates the notion of transformation from transversal viewpoints. They are inviting you to be involved through workshops, a coffee morning, a children’s dance workshop and a preview of the work in progress.

iCoDaCo (International Contemporary Dance Collective) is an artist led, two-year long project of international collaborative residencies, workshops and performances. The project is supported by the European Commission’s Creative Europe Programme, with additional support in Wales from Arts Council of Wales and Chapter Arts.

Open Morning Classes
Tue 11, Thu 13 + Fri 14 September, 10am (75 mins approx)
The international artists invite local dancers and physical performers to join them in their morning classes as they prepare for their rehearsals. Teachers and approaches will vary. Contact for more details and to book.

Meet the iCoDaCo artists Coffee Morning
Tue 11 September, 11.15am - 12.30pm
The artists would love to meet Chapter Arts regulars, Cardiff folks and local artists so are inviting you to join them for a free coffee and pastry during the residency. This will be an opportunity for you to share your own thoughts, stories and ideas about transformation, but only if you would like. Just turn up!

Work in Progress preview and Q&A
Fri 14 September, 5pm (90 mins approx)
You are invited to see what the Collective has been getting up to whilst they are in Wales at the work-in-progress sharing. There will also be a chance to meet the artists and ask questions in an informal Q&A after the presentation. The sharing will be made online, connecting Welsh audiences with international followers. It is free but you will need to book. Click here to book

Kids' workshop
Sat 15 September, 10am - 12pm
Gwyn Emberton Dance is offering this free workshop for kids 8 to 12 years of age as part of the international dance project iCoDaCo. The workshop will be led by renowned Welsh performer Eddie Ladd and international dancers from Sweden, Hungary and Poland.  For more info, details and booking please contact

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