Base Dance's style fuses contemporary, urban and physical theatre styles with advanced contact work creating highly energetic and powerful performances.
The company has built a strong profile for our accessible approach to our performances and choreography. We have exceptional expertise in new media and technology, which we frequently use within our education and community work.
Base Dance achieved a WORLD RECORD in 2006 for leading one of the biggest dance classes as part of BIG DANCE.
Laura trained from a very young age in Norwich developing a number of different dance and performance styles. She furthered her education and gained a BA Hons in Dance and Professional Practice in 2012.
Since graduation Laura has continued to develop her practice and has worked independently on choreographic commissions and taught in a wide range of community and educational settings.
She regularly teaches for The Lane Academy in Ely, Cambs and thoroughly enjoys working as a freelance GCSE Dance teacher.
Laura's particular areas of expertise are contact work, high energy physical movement, fluidity and the utilisation of momentum.
Diccon began his training at Impington International Sixth Form Centre, Cambridge. He then went on to gain a BA Hons in Performing Arts - Dance from Middlesex University. In 2002, he was the first foreign performer to dance with Lithuanian based Aura Sokia Danz Theatre in their 30 year history during a tour of the Baltic States and Sweden.
Since then he has been consistently working as a Dance Artist/ Performer and Choreographer with eXtant Performance Company, Vitamin G, X3 Collective, KD Productions (Russia, Romania), BoXed, and Ersatz Dance Company.
He continues to work regularly across the UK for organisations such as DanceDigital and is currently a Visiting Dance and Performing Arts Lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire.