Academy Mews Dance Studios, as part of the Camden and London community, is supporting artists in the development and advancement of their creative journeys through a 2021 Artists Residency Programme.
In this page, you can check out the latest and previous artists in residence. Our video showcases feature a filmed presentation of the work the artists developed during the residency, as well as an interview, which will offer some insight into them and their practice.
We are very proud of their work and hope you enjoy it as much as us.
April Gunawardena – Youth Residency January 2021
– Showcase February 2021
April started dancing aged 3 at Central School of Ballet. She trained at Trinity Laban between 2015 – 2018, achieving a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance. Since then, she has become a qualified pilates teacher, completed various independent projects, and choreographed a piece for St Marylebone annual dance show.
She is currently a teacher for the youth training dance programme at Thomas Page Dances in Oxford.
She also trains in Qigong and Tai Chi weekly.