Dance and Theatre

GX Podcast- ‘Say it how it is’

Creative Discussion around life in South Wales. The team at G-Expressions are proud to introduce ‘Say it how it is!’- a new podcast discussing anything from the biggest headlines to the smallest… a safe space for creators, performers and aspirational young people aged 11-25years, a platform without judgement where you can have your voice heard. ‘Say it how it is’ is a…

Celebrating 10 years of Expression- Press release. #GXis10

To read this article in Welsh: CLICK HERE. Newport-based Dance and Theatre company G Expressions are 10 years old on Friday, November 20th. Over 3,000 visitors have to this date watched a GX show and over 100 dancers have passed through their doors in the past decade. On Friday night, 20th November, all friends, families, neighbors, partner organisations, and funders have been…

A place of belonging

Forming friendships through dance. As professionals, we can recognise that young people in today’s society face multiple pressures, many of which are pushed by expectations, the idea of fitting into a social norm, or mirroring what is around you. The desire to fit into a social group or friendship circle may tempt even us adults to wear a mask in the hope…

Understanding the physical benefits of dance

Promoting positive physical activity for young people Dance, like any sport, is a valuable way to increase a young person’s level of physical activity, and with that comes many health benefits. Within my dissertation study (The Impact of delivering dance through youth work programmes), I had the opportunity to explore this in more depth and gain a broader vision of the impact…

More than just a dance class

An introduction to my dissertation research… A dissertation for any University student, marks the beginning of the end, this was it, the submission that would see me qualify! Three years of building my knowledge and development, all down to this. And to be able to write 10,000 words about one topic and for it to have such importance in my degree, you…