Reflecting on the project Papyllon We didn’t ask her we promise, but our newest comapny member, Georgina wrote this wonderful reflection on our latest show Papyllon! Georgina is a young circus and dance artist based in the UK who performs as a movement artist trained as a contemporary dancer, fire performer, pole dancer, aerialist, stilt […]
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” Maya Angelou Hello from us at Ella Mesma Company! We have been R&Ding two shows which we filmed last week at Dance City in Newcastle, and would LOVE to invite you to sharings of […]
How are you resting? What Joy are you weaving this autumn? Over here, we have all been weaving a lot of gold! Firstly we would love to take a moment to CELEBRATE with the amazing Jodie-Simone Howe who won a Black British Theatre Award 2021 for seriously incredible costume creations! It was a teary and […]
It has been a really long time since I wrote a blog post, because last lockdown… I burned out! Do you remember The Getting Better Box? In lockdown 1, I wrote a newsletter every week inspired around ways to offer relief in these different times inspired by The Getting Better Box. I created a space on my website inspired […]
I Am All Womxn – a reflective blog written by Ella Mesma (independent artist) and Hannah Robertshaw (Yorkshire Dance)
During lock down 2020, Ella Mesma interviewed 5 inspirational womxn and held a closed discussion with 11 more womxn who specialise in hiphop dance styles. These are our (Ella and Hannah’s) reflections on those discussions but include the voices of the womxn involved. We want to thank them for their honesty and generosity.