Fonds GB 0210 EARTHD - Earthfall Dance Company Archives

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Earthfall Dance Company Archives


  • 1985-2015 (Creation)

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0.233 cubic metres (4 large boxes; 11 small boxes)

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Biographical history

Established in 1989 by founder members Jessica Cohen and Jim Ennis, Earthfall are an award-winning mixed-media dance theatre group who execute a pioneering combination of dance, live music and strong visual imagery. Based in Canton, Cardiff, the company is a registered charity funded by the Arts Council of Wales.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mr James Ennis and Ms Jessica Cohen, Cardiff, April 2016.

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Scope and content

Papers of and relating to Earthfall Dance Company, comprising material relating to individual stage productions; workshops and residencies; tours, festivals and events; awards; funding; annual reviews; correspondence; and miscellaneous material.

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Where possible, material relating to individual stage productions is arranged in sections (eg theatre programmes, reviews); where possible, correspondence is arranged chronologically.

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  • Catalan
  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Welsh

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Instances of Russian (Cyrillic), Mandarin, Cantonese and Devanagari (Hindi) scripts.

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See also:
Arts Council of Wales Records: AD2/18 (Dance file 18)
Brith Gof Archive: GT/1 (Photographs)

Audio-visual and photographic material has been transferred to the relevant collections within NLW:
Audio-visiual material acquisitions number: 99685627502419
Photographic material (including transparencies and slides): 6091 B - 6105B, 6106 E

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  • English



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