Matthew Gough

“Danser Ensemble…” presents – Matthew Gough

The last (but not least) of our seven dance artists to be introduced as part of our “Danser Ensemble…” Wales/Senegal project is Matthew Gough. This Go Digital project is a partnership between The Successors of the Mandingue and CIE Fatou Cisse supported by British Council Wales. Here is Matt’s improvisation on the solo piece composed by N’famady Kouyate, filmed at the Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff, by Tim Short. Photo credit: Luke Stanton.


Matthew Gough is a dance artist, and dramaturg, based in Cardiff. Their practice spans; improvisation, contemporary dance, screen dance, physical theatre, art in public spaces, and theatre for young audiences. Recent credits include: Green Man festival 2020 / The Place Spring Festival 2021 (Rewild: Dramaturgy), Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (Hwn yw fy Mrawd: Creative & Performer), Frân Wen (Llyfr Glas Nebo: Choreographer), and Theatr Iolo (Chwarae: Co-Creative & Performer). Matthew is a Senior Lecturer, and course leader at the University of South Wales.
Watch this space for the release of the final ensemble film!
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