Martha Gardner (she/her) studied at The BRIT School of Performing Arts and Technology, before moving to Belgium in 2018 to study contemporary dance at The Royal Conservatoire Antwerp.
Using the body as the primary medium, she is interested in the fusing of disciplines and genres to create things beyond boundaries and definitions. In England, she performed in Billy Elliot the Musical in the West End from 2011-2013, and later became a member of National Youth Dance Company, touring nationally with works by Damien Jalet and Sharon Eyal. Since graduating in Belgium, she has toured internationally with Needcompany in the production ‘Billy’s Violence’, alongside performing in creations by Sung Im Her and Alain Platel. She has also participated in various artistic video projects, including work by Harley Weir and Frederik Heyman, and has collaborated with fashion/graphic designers Julia Ballardt and Nico Verhaegen, integrating fashion, dance and visual art.