NEREA GURRUTXAGA - Performer
Nerea Gurrutxaga grew up in San Sebastian, Basque Country. In 2014 she graduated from London Contemporary Dance School where she performed pieces by Sasha Roubicek, Wayne Parsons, Claire Cunningham and Joe Moran as well as improvisational performances that were part of Rick Nodine's course. At the time she was awarded the Peggy Hawkins scholarship. She participated on an exchange programme with Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen in 2013, where she performed Trio A and participated in a residency that took place in PAF. She performed a piece by Fionn Cox-Davies in Resolutions in January 2014. She was an apprentice dancer in Scottish dance theatre since August 2014 as part of her postgraduate diploma. She is one of the creators of the Roundabout Collective in Scotland. As a freelancer, she participated in a piece directed by Anders Duckworth, which was part of the platform Choreodrome and was performed in Touchwood.
RACHEL MORGAN - Performer
Rachel Morgan trained professionally at the Scottish school of contemporary dance where she gained a BA( Hons) in Contemporary Dance in 2014. After graduation she successfully gained a place is Jasmin Vardimon's graduate company, JV2. During her professional year she worked alongside choreographers Jasmin Vardimon, Marilena Dara, Athanisia Kanellopoulou and Mafalda Deville. After a national tour in 2015 Rachel returned to Scotland where she is now based and is working as a Freelance Dance Artist.