Originally from Portugal, Ana graduated from Falmouth University, with a First BA(Hons) Dance
and Performance degree in July 2017.
During her studies she had the chance to work with choreographers such as Theo Clinkard, Kevin
Turner and Luca Silvestrini. After finishing her degree, Ana worked with Thomas Noone Dance
in 2017, in Barcelona. During this period, she the opportunity to perform at MAC festival with
Thomas Noone Dancing Partners (Spellbound Contemporary Ballet, Norrdans and James Wilton
In 2018, she moved to London, and worked in very distinct projects, including Passage for Par
by Rosemary Lee and Boomtown Festival with Lavrak Circus. In the same year, she was part of
Be Water, a collaborative project between a bodypainter, a choreographer and dancers about
water pollution and plastic
In January 2019, Ana took part in The Circle, a film choreographed and directed by Lanre
Malaolu, which was premiered at Sheffield Doc/ Fest.
In July 2019, Ana premiered her first short dance film, P.s.: Ama-te at Malaposta Theatre, in
In August 2019, the event Ana founded and organized -MOVE intensive- came to live in
Águeda, Portugal. Here, she taught Improvisation workshops and facilitated Choreography
sessions for the participants, who developed a final performance at the end of the festival.
Ana Cristina De Albuquerque
"Lauren's contemporary training started on the Swindon CAT scheme. She continued her training at Trinity Laban and graduated in 2016 with a BA (Hons) in contemporary dance working with Tom Roden, Tavaziva Dance and Lea Anderson. Since graduating Lauren has trained on the BalletBoyz Dancer's Course 2016/17 & currently on Avant Garde's "The Garde" training programme 2019/20. Lauren has danced with a number of companies including; Protein Dance, Grounded Movement & Seven Sister's Group. She is currently working with Fly No Filter, a breakin' theatre company, and Uchenna Dance in their children's show 'Hansel & Gretel' where she's toured and performed around the UK."
Panagiotis Pavlopoulos was born in Athens, Greece. He graduated from National School of Dance in 2016. In the meantime he has been collaborating with choreographers including Nikos Kalogerakis, Olia Tornaritou, Andonis Foniadakis, Paul Blackman & Christine Gouzelis, Pavlos Kourtidis, Jasmin Vardimon. In October 2016 he joined JV2 certificate diploma of Jasmin Vardimon Company and had the chance to tour nationally a triple bill with pieces by Jasmin Vardimon, Jukstapoz and Marilena Dara. Since moved to London, Panagiotis has performed for Icarus Dance Company, Hinged Dance Co. before recently joining EQ Dance Co. Panagiotis is working at the moment as a London based freelance artist and a contemporary dance teacher.
Graduating from Trinity Laban in 2018 with a BA in Contemporary Dance, Rachel grew her love for health and fitness alongside her passion for dance. She currently teaches group exercise classes and PT sessions across various studios in London such as Blok and ThirdSpace. As a freelance performer she has worked with the likes of Tavaziva, EQ Dance, Sara Golding, and Danapoli Clarke.
My name is Liam Hill, a 22 year old, coffee-loving creative based in London. If I’m not shopping for more houseplants or exploring new East London Cafe’s, you could find me dancing in my room to disco. I’m mainly trained in dance, but also love fashion, art and music; taking inspiration from colour, the city, and the people that surround me.
Originally from Barcelona, Eva Escrich González initiated her dance studies at Institut del Teatre, Barcelona's main conservatoire. Moving to England she studied at Trinity Laban, graduating with BA honours in contemporary dance where she had the opportunity to perform pieces by Sasha Waltz, Tom Roden and Kerry Nicholls. She proceeded by completing a Masters in Performance at the University of Chichester, MapDance, where she collaborated with choreographers such as Lea Anderson, Cai Tommos, Hagit Yakira and Shobana Jeyasingh.
After graduating Eva has been working as a freelance dancer joining Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company for the production and touring of Contagion as well as being a regular workshop enhancer for the company. She also joined Ella&Co for the production of 100 and #nofilter.
One of her many interests is to collaborate with other artistic forms, she was able to do so when she met visual artist Lilian Nejatpour for the creation of Choreophobia, which was performed in various venues such as Chisenhale Dance Space, Somerset House, Edinburgh Fringe and Strange Love Festival
Melanie graduated with a First from London Studio Centre in 2018 where she received the Most Outstanding Performance in Contemporary Dance award. Since then, Melanie has performed with EQDC, TOBY and in music videos for Tactic Dance Company.
In 2019, Melanie founded COndense dance company, was nominated for Sadler’s Wells Young Associate Artist and worked as Creative Producer for London Studio Centre.
Melanie is looking forward to performing again with EQDC and continue to choreograph new works for her own company COndense Co.