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"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."

Lauren Stewart

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.

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Panagiotis Pavlopoulos
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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.

Rachel Greer

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.

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Melanie Little
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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

Eva Gonzalez
Born in Bologna, Italy, Valentina received her training from the Hamlyn Dance School in Florence and the Rambert School in London. During these years she won a scholarship for the Joffrey Ballet School and she joined the Royal Danish Dance Theatre summer course an the Hamburg Ballet School workshop. Moreover, as part of her training, she had the opportunity to work and learn from Russell Maliphant Company, Scottish Dance Theatre, James Wilton Dance Company and AterBalletto. Also she did workshops with Andrea Miller, Jose Agudo, Natalia Iwaniec, Jason Manana and Pompea Santoro. She obtained the Final Diploma Major ISTD Cecchetti Method and a Bachelor of Arts in Ballet and Contemporary Dance. During these years she has performed choreographies by Rafael Bonachela, Martin Lawrence, Kim Brandstrup, Bruce Michelson, Dor Mamalia, Robert North and Daniela Malusardi in theaters such as the Linbury Theatre (ROH) , Verdi Theatre and Lilian Baylis Studio (Sandler’s Wells). Moreover, she performed choreographies by K. Simons with the Allegrodance Touring Company. Last year she was performing as part of Dart DSP choreographies by Kinga Varga, artistic Director of Dart Dance Company in Budapest. Valentina is currently teaching ballet and contemporay dance in Italy while training with DNA Dance Company in Bologna.
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Valentina Foschi