Isaac Blake
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  • Cardiff
  • United Kingdom
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What I do:
Isaac Blake - Director - Romani Cultural & Arts Company, Cardiff
A little more about me:
Born a Romani Gypsy, Isaac Blake is a professional choreographer and Artistic Director of the Romani Cultural and Arts Company, which is currently funded by the BBC Children in Need, Big Lottery, Cardiff City Council and Newport City Council. In 2000 he received a scholarship to attend a 3 year undergraduate Dance Theatre Course at Laban in London. While at LABAN, Isaac worked with numerous artists and companies including Adventures in Motions Pictures (AMP), DV8 and Rambert.

Since graduating from LABAN, Isaac has furthered his studies in New York and has choreographed performances at the Wales Millennium Centre and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Utilising the skills as an Artistic Director Isaac Blake has raised the necessary funds to take arts development onto both Gypsy / Traveller sites and gadjo (non-Gypsy) communities across Wales. This project is close to his heart knowing how artistically barren these sites can be. But using arts Isaac has found a way to engage with children and young people.
Projects I’m working on:
The Romani Cultural and Arts Company has instigated a wide variety of exciting and innovative projects for both the Gypsy, Roma & Traveller community and the Gorjer (non-Traveller) community.

All of our projects are designed to enhance awareness and improve cultural understanding through the Arts.

Our current projects include:
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Working with Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Communities Training day

Date: 6th November 2017

Venue: First Space Chapter Arts Centre, Market Rd, Cardiff CF5 1QE

Admission: The cost for the day (to include light refreshments & lunch) is £145 per delegate, if you book before the Tuesday 24th October and £160 per delegate if you book between Tuesday 24th October and 3rd November 2017. Places will only be secured with a confirmed payment.

Organisers – The Romani Cultural & Arts Company

An insight into Gypsy, Roma, Traveller…


Posted on September 7, 2017 at 14:37

Making a real difference with Gypsies, Roma & Travellers in a climate of anti-gypsyism

We exist to ensure that Gypsy, Roma & Traveller communities, their children and young people live in a more open, tolerant society where they are accepted. We believe that the people best-placed to affect change for Gypsies, Roma & Travellers are Gypsies, Roma & Travellers. We are 100% Gypsy, Roma…


Posted on August 24, 2017 at 14:01

“Stories of Health and Wellness: Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Communities in Wales”

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company launched a report for our “Stories of Health and Wellness: Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Communities in Wales” project. The event took place on 27th April 2017 at 10:00am at the Pierhead Seminar Room, Pierhead Building, National Assembly for Wales,…


Posted on August 24, 2017 at 13:47


Posted on June 5, 2017 at 11:20

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At 9:17 on January 10, 2012, Isaac Blake said…

I have been invited to attend a drinks reception hosted by Samantha Cameron at Number 10 Downing Street today.


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