Submergence Team


Production Crew

Carole Blade
In December 2011, Carole was appointed the Creative Producer for Dance in Wales, launching Coreo Cymru, in partnership with Chapter to promote dance in Wales and abroad. www.coreocymru.com

Carole Blade

Matt Wright
Matt is a visual artist with over ten years experience exploring the creative potential of the 360° format. He has undertaken commissions and exhibited internationally and conceived the Dance Dome project as a platform to engage new audiences with dance.

Matt Wright

Janire Najera
Janire is a creative producer and filmmaker currently exploring the fulldome medium through the Dance Dome project. She currently directs 4π Productions, an experiential art, marketing and events company that offers creative solutions utilising 360° content.

Janire Najera

Bill Mitchell
Bill Mitchell is an Academy award winning filmmaker specializing in time-lapse creation. His stock images have been seen in countless productions.  

Bill Mitchell

Joe Abraham Dean
Joe Dean works under the umbrella of Lumenscapes, specializing in lighting and visual effects for filming and live events. He is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  

Joe Abraham Dean

Justin Duval
Justin Duval is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles with extensive experience in feature movies working as a camera operator and director of photography.

Justin Duval

John Collinsgwood
John is a digital artist with experience in graphic design, photography, digital video, soundtracking and performance collaborations. He specializes in one-to-one creative support for artistic individuals.  

John Collinsgwood

Keefa Chan
Keefa Chan is a director of photography and camera operator with over 10 years experience working in the broadcast and film industry.  

Keefa Chan

Manuel Pestana
Manuel Pestana was responsible for the editing and the visual effects for Pal o´Me Heart. He was also involved in the initial technical development of the dome.  

Manuel Pestana

Choreographers & Dancers

Jim Ennis
Jim trained at Dartington Hall College of Arts.  In 1978 he moved to Holland collaborating with the Dutch National Ballet.  He attended Grotowski’s Theatre Laboratory in Poland and was a principal performer with group Kiss. In 1984 Jim joined the Cardiff Laboratory Theatre & performed with the Gardzienice Theatre Association, Poland until 1989, when he and Jess formed Earthfall.

Jim Ennis

Jessica Cohen
Jess trained at the London School of Contemporary Dance from 1976 -1979.   She then toured throughout Europe with Moving Being and was awarded an Arts Council travel bursary to study Martial Arts, Peking Opera, black ink drawing and Mandarin in Taiwan.  In 1989, together with Jim Ennis she formed Earthfall to create multi-disciplinary performance work.

Jessica Cohen

Daniel Connor
Daniel grew up in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. He started dancing aged 14 and joined Cheshire Youth Dance Company and since then he has worked for companies as Earthfall and Motionhouse.

Daniel Connor

Murilo Leite
Murilo was born in Brazil and introduced to dance by Marcia Lot. He relocated to England in 1996 and at the age of 16 co‐founded Re*Flex Dance Company. Murilo went on to complete his training at Middlesex University and graduated with a First Class Honours in 2011.

Murilo Leite

Felix Otaola
Felix has been shaping Earthfall’s sound for 10 years as a sound designer.  Alongside his Earthfall work, he has also performed internationally as a musician and sound engineer.

Felix Otaola

Frank Naughton & Sion Orgon
Frank and Sion have both been involved at many of  Earthfall´s performances, composing for keyboards, vocals and percussion. They have composed the soundtrack for Pal o´Me Heart.

Frank Naughton & Sion Orgon

Carole Blade
In December 2011, Carole was appointed the Creative Producer for Dance in Wales, launching Coreo Cymru, in partnership with Chapter to promote dance in Wales and abroad. www.coreocymru.com

Carole Blade

Tanja Råman
Tanja Råman is a multi-award winning choreographer who has developed a distinct movement aesthetic that has lead to her work being shown in established venues and dance events. www.tanjaraman.com

Tanja Råman

Sandra Harnisch-Lacey
Award-winning choreographer Sandra Harnisch-Lacey’s work has toured across Europe and Canada. Her acclaimed company produce innovative dance theatre shows, site-specific work and film, fusing contemporary dance with breakdance and parcour. www.harnischlacey.com    

Sandra Harnisch-Lacey

Matt Wright
Matt is a visual artist with over ten years experience exploring the creative potential of the 360° format. He has undertaken commissions and exhibited internationally and conceived the Dance Dome project as a platform to engage new audiences with dance.

Matt Wright

Janire Najera
Janire is a creative producer and filmmaker currently exploring the fulldome medium through the Dance Dome project. She currently directs 4π Productions, an experiential art, marketing and events company that offers creative solutions utilising 360° content.

Janire Najera

Sean Tuan John
Sean Tuan John has been creating dance/theatre and film projects that have been screened and performed in festivals around the world fusing idiosyncratic dance, dark humour and excessive acting. http://www.seantuanjohn.com/    

Sean Tuan John

Bill Mitchell
Bill Mitchell is an Academy award winning filmmaker specializing in time-lapse creation. His stock images have been seen in countless productions.  

Bill Mitchell

Joe Abraham Dean
Joe Dean works under the umbrella of Lumenscapes, specializing in lighting and visual effects for filming and live events. He is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  

Joe Abraham Dean

Laura Moy
Laura Moy is a contemporary dancer based in Wales. She has toured with companies as NoFit State Circus & Citrus Arts developing her own style utilizing the Chinese pole.  

Laura Moy

Daniel Aing
After first learning Capoeira, Daniel, who comes from Marseille, went on to discover a passion for dance and has spent many years developing his skills as a breaker and a contemporary dancer.

Daniel Aing

Justin Duval
Justin Duval is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles with extensive experience in feature movies working as a camera operator and director of photography.

Justin Duval

Daniel Ovel
Daniel Ovel, known by most as ‘Didge’, has been breaking/bboying for 9 years and have battled and performed all over UK, Europe and beyond.    

Daniel Ovel

John Collinsgwood
John is a digital artist with experience in graphic design, photography, digital video, soundtracking and performance collaborations. He specializes in one-to-one creative support for artistic individuals.  

John Collinsgwood

Keefa Chan
Keefa Chan is a director of photography and camera operator with over 10 years experience working in the broadcast and film industry.  

Keefa Chan

Lara Ward
Lara is a physical Theatre performer based in Wales. She works closely with choreographers to devise movement, character, text and vocal work for Theatre, Film, and Site Specific performances. http://www.laraward.co.uk/

Lara Ward

Neil Hainsworth
Upon graduating from LCDS, Neil was catapulted into the professional world where he landed. He mainly works in productions in Ireland, Wales and America. www.neilorangepeel.com

Neil Hainsworth

Manuel Pestana
Manuel Pestana was responsible for the editing and the visual effects for Pal o´Me Heart. He was also involved in the initial technical development of the dome.  

Manuel Pestana

Eve Hanckok
Eve is a young dancer from Swansea. This is her first movie production where she was involved in filming in a green screen studio and in location.  

Eve Hanckok