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© Saya Naruse



Lila Naruse is a North East based dance artist with mixed Japanese heritage. She is passionate about creativity, challenge and discovery.
Lila deeply values honesty, joy and flow within her approach, and uses the philosophical and physical connection of the whole body as inspiration
Lila’s most recent work includes project FLOW and Earth Dance Symbiosis R&D taking place in 2020. She has also been employed by Company of OthersGrief Floats R&D 2020 and Northern Dance Kintsugi 2019.


Every year we recruit a new company of talented professional dancers with strong connections to the North East of England. Each  cohort of emerging dancers works with internationally renowned choreographers to create and tour new works.  The period of paid engagemnt and the experience the dancers gain during their time with Fertile Ground helps them develop new professional skills, supporting their career development and progression. To be considered for the position for future seasons, please send your C.V. to using "FG audition" as subject title and sign up to our newsletter for updates. 

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