Gaelin studied at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London). She has trained as a Somatic Movement Therapist with Linda Hartley at the Institute of Integrative Bodywork and Movement Therapy (IBMT), a holistic approach that is based on the principles of Body Mind Centering®, Authentic Movement and Somatic Psychology. These practices underlie her relationship to dance teaching, creating and performance. Gaelin enjoys working with local communities, initiating and facilitating grass roots and inter-generational
projects, including Disappearance at Sea, a site-specific lighthouse performance developed with EFH. Gaelin is a company member of Glass House directed by Laura McGill and Sarah Lewis; most recently she performed in ‘A Little Bit of Light’ an interactive performance designed for older people in care settings. Gaelin currently works specifically within early years movement development, for children with physical & learning difficulties.
Tara is a dance-maker, performer and artist practitioner working in different collaborative settings. Graduating with MA as part of Transitions Dance Company 2009, she later worked as a performer/collaborator nationally and internationally with artists Jana Unmüssig, Vera Tussing, Benjamin Pohlig, Charlotte Spencer Projects, Liam Steel, Rosemary Lee, Riz Ahmed, Laura McGill and Claudia Bosse/Theatercombinat.
Tara’s projects have been presented at venues such as Chisenhale Dance Space, Greenwich Dance Agency, Siobhan Davies Studios and Schokoladenfabrik. She has been playfully collaborating with Asher O’Gorman since 2012. Their trans-disciplinary project comb with a silent b, with sound artist Daniel Lercher, was developed with support from D.ID Dance Identity, Southbank Centre / Jardin d’Europe Wild Card (hosted at Workshop Foundation Budapest), Im_Flieger, Independent Dance and BM:UKK Startstipendium.
Tara co-leads artistic research with Naomi Lefebvre Sell and Lucille Teppa, entitled Moving as a Thought Process, which explores the role of stillness practices within the dance-making process. The research is supported by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance & Arts Council England.
Tara facilitates workshops and classes in a variety of forums, including in Higher Education and community contexts, which are grounded in somatic principles and improvisation. She is currently training in Craniosacral Biodynamics at the Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust.
Born in France, Lucille studied dance at the LABAN Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She then acquired further training at the Merce Cunningham Studio. Lucille works as an independent artist, dividing her time between dance, performance and choreographic practices.
As a performer Lucille has taken part in various projects including company tours, art exhibitions and larger-scale artistic schemes such as Marseille-Provence 2013 – European Capital of Culture (France) with project CoRPs & CiTés. Choreographically, her solo works have been presented on several occasions in the UK and beyond. Most recently, Lucille has also been involved in Moving as a thought process, artistic research led collaboratively with Naomi Lefebvre Sell and Tara Silverthorn. Some outcomes have been shared at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the International Association of Dance Medicine & Science.
Besides her artisitc activity, Lucille also works as a Literary Translator. She has completed a BA in English Language, Literature and Civilisation as well as an MA in Literary Translation and Transcultural Studies at the University of Aix-en-Provence (France).
Cat attained a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Dance Theatre at LABAN. She has worked with many influential choreographers touring internationally as a performer and a creator. In 2010 she participated in Oguri and Steinberg’s Flower of the Season, creating a solo performance at the Electric Lodge in Los Angeles. Since then, Cat has worked closely with the directors of Arcane Collective creating the original role for their production Cold Dream Colour which has toured Ireland and the USA including the Guggenheim Theatre in New York. Most recently Cat co-created WATER-face in an ongoing collaboration with composer Sarah Westwood.
She is also developing her knowledge in bodywork practices by embarking on a Meridian Yoga Teacher Training (Scaravelli) in Hastings. Cat is also a Shiatsu Practitioner, she trained at the Shiatsu College in Brighton.
James is an East Anglian composer currently living in London with a strong personal preference for writing slow, meditative music for soloists or small ensembles of acoustic instruments. He graduated with a degree in Composition from Goldsmiths (London) in 2010 and completed an MA in Philosophy at University College London in 2012. In 2013 James collaborated with Eleven Farrer House, writing the original score for lighthouse performance Disappearance at Sea.
Sarah is currently a doctoral candidate in composition at Goldsmiths (London) and has invited Eleven Farrer House to collaborate with her as part of her research. Sarah particularly enjoys collaborating with dance, theatre, mixed media and improvisation. Her music has been performed by ensembles such as Onix Ensamble, Mexico, players of BBC NOW, and BNME, amongst others.
Sarah has been awarded the 2015 Bliss Trust Scholarship, the Esmée Fairbairn bursary, the Parry Williams Prize, the Draper’s Award, ESF funding for her postgraduate studies and a piano scholarship at undergraduate level (for performance studies). She has trained at the International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and Bangor University, where she was awarded Distinction for her master’s degree WATER-face, which is housed in The National Library of Wales.