Run Ragged & Creu Cymru

Jem and Ella


8 & 9 April


Concessions: £2 off
Under 25s: Half price

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English & Welsh

By Jem Treays and Ella Treays
Director Paula Crutchlow
Performed by Jem Treays and Ella Treays

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Jem is 50. Ella is becoming a teenager. They are father and daughter.

Ella is ballet mad. Jem is a professional contemporary dancer and doesn’t approve. They have always danced together on the kitchen rug, and now, together they have created this show that explores their changing relationship through dance, conversation and film.

Shortlisted for the Best Dance Production Award at the Wales Theatre Awards 2015.

All performances accessible for deaf and blind audiences through the App Access: a local wi-fi network that connects you to Audio Description or Captioning options. Ideal for Tablet or phone use.  You can find out how the app words here. Please call our Box Office team on 029 2064 6900 or email for more details.

Keep up to date on social media:

Twitter: @runraggedance #jemandella

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Show Times

Friday 8 April 7.30pm
Saturday 9 April 2.30pm
Saturday 9 April 7.30pm


"Elegant, fun and intricate representation of family life through dance" **** Western Mail

"This is a beautiful, moving and funny dance piece, elegantly performed by father - Jem and daughter - Ella." Theatre in Wales

"We are left with the simple joy of enjoying time in the company of a special dad and daughter." Arts Scene in Wales

"A totally captivating father and daughter piece" Theatre in Wales

"A celebration of the father/daughter relationship, Jem & Ella brings a personal scenario to the forefront with a beautiful honesty." Entertainment South Wales

Cast & Team

By Jem Treays and Ella Treays

Director Paula Crutchlow

Perfomed by Jem Treays and Ella Treays

Designer Saz Moir

Lighting Designer Jane Lalljee

Original Video Designer Chris Young

Video Designer Nic Finch

Choreography Advisor Deborah Light

Sound Designer Chris Young


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