Dynamic Dance Music and Film



Our mission is:

To engage, excite, inspire, stimulate and provoke the audience through the creation and touring of original high-quality mixed-media dance theatre performance; to enable public participation within a comprehensive, dynamic and sensitive Education and Participation Programme.

History of Earthfall:

Earthfall was formed in 1989 by Jessica Cohen and Jim Ennis with a policy of forging radical choreography with live music and strong visual imagery.

The company is based in Cardiff and has rapidly established itself as an outstanding exponent of pioneering dance theatre.  Earthfall’s issue-based work is concerned with seeking a personal honesty, passion and economy in physical performance to produce quality work of depth.  Earthfall has performed throughout the world in many major festivals and has featured on numerous TV and radio broadcasts.

The company has received several awards for its live performance and film work, including the BAFTA Cymru Award winner for Best Short Film for Too Old To Dream‘.  Earthfall was nominated for a BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Short Film in 2010 for GRAVITAS – POSTCARDS’.  Earthfall won the Theatre Critics of Wales Award for Best Dance 2013 for Chelsea Hotel.

Earthfall are financially supported by Arts Council Wales and the Lottery Division of Arts Council Wales.  Earthfall are members of the Independent Theatre Council, Dance UK and Wales Association of the Performing ArtsEarthfall are an affiliate of Bath Spa University.

All photographs on this site are ©Earthfall ©Hugo Glendinning or ©Julian Castaldi.

All film footage and sound is ©Earthfall.

Earthfall is a registered charity (no. 1048233) and is a funded organisation of Arts Council Wales.

Earthfall is a company limited by guarantee (No. 2919355).

Earthfall are VAT registered (no. GB 648 3417 22).

Earthfall are not responsible for content from external websites.

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