Gerrard Martin trained at De Montfort University, gaining a BA Hons in English Literature and Performing Arts; he then went on to Northern School of Contemporary Dance and obtained a Diploma in Professional Dance Studies
He has danced for Akademi, Rosie Kay Dance Company, Tavaziva Dance, Union Dance Company, Ballet Black, Aletta Collins Dance Company, State of Emergency, Phoenix Dance Company and the West End production of The Lion King.
Gerrard was assistant choreographer on the English National Opera’s Porgy and Bess, One Love: The Bob Marley Musical and the 40th UAE Royal Anniversary Performance, Abu Dhabi.
He created his project-based company Gerrard Martin Dance in 2011 and has had work featured at festivals including Emerge, Between the Lines, Urban (Southbank Centre), Let’s Dance International, Cloud Dance, And What? Queer Arts, The Field Film Festival and the Athens Video Dance Project.
Gerrard aims to produce works of emotive and socially relevant dance theatre, and to teach and facilitate creativity through movement, yoga and dance.