Natalie Heller’s performance work is created as a result of collaborations between various art forms. Her background in philosophy supports the conceptual content of her artistic practice. Her current research is made up of a series of projects entitled ‘Experiential Phenomenology’.
Andrea Puerta integrates her composition work with an on going investigation that explores the connection between movement, language and knowledge. She has worked for the Royal Opera House in their Creative Partnerships Program, designing and managing programs of work, where artists and schools collaborate experimenting and exploring new ways of teaching and learning. Andrea has also worked as a creative consultant leading learning and development journeys using creative practices. Part of this work has been as a free lance artist with the Map Consortium.www.andreapuerta.com
Margarita Zafrilla Olayo
Margarita Zafrilla Olayo is a dance and performing artist and choreographer. Her current research revolves around the relationship between dancing, moving and thinking. After realising studies in ballet, Spanish classical dances and flamenco at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid before she moved to Zaragoza to study with Maria De Avila, she received several grants (Spain and UK) to study a BA (Hons) program at London Contemporary Dance School (1999-2003) and postgraduate program with the Richard Alston Dance Company (2004-05). To further her movement studies she spent some time in New York City at Movement Research and the Trisha Brown studios. Based in London since then she continues dancing, performing, collaborating and making dances. She holds an MA in Creative Practice (2014) at Independent Dance, Siobhan Davies Dance, and Trinity Laban. www.margaritazafrilla.com