Company Members for the New Work
Elena is originally from Italy.
She received the Master of Arts and Bachelor Performing Arts from Northern school of contemporary dance in the Uk, Leeds.
In 2017/2018 She joined the postgraduate company Verve under the direction of Matthew Robinson. During her time in Verve she performed and toured nationally and internationally pieces by Sita Osthaimer, Lenka Vagnerova, Hannes Langolf and Matthew Robinson. In 2019 she joined Black Box dance company; during her time with the company she performed and toured pieces by Jason Mabana, Stephanie Thomasen, Thomas Bentin, Marie BrolinTani and Tim Rushton.
Elena is in the process of becoming a GAGA teacher after being invited to participate at the Gaga teacher program by Ohad Naharin and Bosamat Nossan (Artistic director of the Gaga teacher training).
Recently Elena started a collaboration with Nunzia Picciallo and their project Overwhelming has been selected and founded by MOVIN’UP SPETTACOLO – PERFORMING ARTS 2020 promoted by MIBAC, Italy.
Thomasin Gulgec is a freelance dance artist based in London.
He completed his dance training at Swindon Dance and Rambert School before joining Rambert in 2003. During his time in the company, he created roles and performed works by many acclaimed choreographers, touring nationally and internationally until 2011.
He went on to work with Russell Maliphant Dance Company from 2012 – 2016, and with Company Chameleon until present.
Thomasin has continued to collaborate on projects with a diverse range of artists and companies in dance, theatre and film including Joe Wright, National Theatre, Young Vic, Candoco Dance Company, Royal Ballet, Merce Cunningham Trust, Mad Dogs Dance Theatre, and Akram Khan for The London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony.
His choreographic work, in collaboration with dance artist Estela Merlos, has been commissioned by Wilton’s Music Hall, DanceWest, Swindon Dance, and Pavilion Dance South West.
His movement research has been developing in outdoor environments as enquires into improvisation, health and longevity.