Gerrard Martin

As movement director: Shepard’s Chameleon (Utopia Theatre); Lady Macwata (Ghost light Theatre); GHB Boy (Charing Cross Theatre); BEAM (Britten Arts); CAKE (Theatre Peckham); 6O Miles by Road or Rail (Royal & Derngate); Foxes (Theatre 503); The Frontline (CSSD).

As choreographer: Tate Modern, the Place, Curve Theatre, National Portrait Gallery, South Bank, British Museum, National Portrait Gallery and The West Bengal Federation of Dance, India and the Athens Video Dance Project, Greece.

As assistant choreographer: Porgy and Bess (English National Opera); One Love Musical (Birmingham Rep); the 40th UAE Royal Anniversary Performance, Abu Dhabi (Generating Company).

As dance teacher: the Place, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, Dance Works, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

As dancer for companies and organisations: Phoenix Dance Company, Tavaziva Dance, Union Dance Company and Ballet Black, The Lion King, Aletta Collins Dance Company, State of Emergency, National Theatre, English National Opera, and the Royal Opera House.

Gerrard is a performer, choreographer, movement director, dance educator, yoga teacher and consultant. He created a project-based company Gerrard Martin Dance (GMD) in 2011 which produces works of emotive and socially relevant dance-theatre; to teach and facilitate creativity through movement, yoga, and dance. Gerrard is the co-founder of Black Artists in Dance, (BAiD); whose mission is to create a physical and digital platform that responds to the educational and professional needs of those working within the dance industry. To showcase the contribution that black dancers, artists and academics make to the development of dance, specifically within the UK as a means to enrich the dance sector.