Dance

TRIPLE BILL FOR NORTHERN BALLET

TRIPLE BILL FOR NORTHERN BALLET

Northern Ballet will open its autumn 2024 season with Three Short Ballets a triple-bill featuring two world premières and a Northern première. The trio of works will be performed in Leeds at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre from the 6-14 September and in London in early 2025. Opening the programme will be a previously […]

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS IS BACK AT THE ALHAMBRA

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS IS BACK AT THE ALHAMBRA

New Adventures, Martin McCallum and Marc Platt are delighted to bring EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, back to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford from Tuesday 9 to Saturday 13 April Matthew Bourne’s magical dance production of EDWARD SCISSORHANDS has carved a place in the hearts of audiences world-wide since its premiere in […]

BRAZIL’S FINEST DANCE COMPANY MAKE THEIR DEBUT

BRAZIL’S FINEST DANCE COMPANY MAKE THEIR DEBUT

São Paulo Dance Company is at the forefront of the South American contemporary dance scene and is coming to Bradford on 8th and 9th March. The company’s virtuoso dancers pair a ferocious contemporary technique with the rhythmic physicality of Latin American dance. This spring sees the company’s UK and Irish debut with a rich and […]

THE GREAT LOVERS – BALLET AT ITS MOST DRAMATIC

THE GREAT LOVERS – BALLET AT ITS MOST DRAMATIC

  Romeo & Juliet promises to deliver ballet at its most dramatic and intense. With glorious dancing and Prokofiev’s timeless music played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, audiences will be invited to rediscover the iconic love story like it’s the very first time. The beloved adaptation by Christopher Gable CBE and Massimo Moricone, which was […]

NEW SPRING PROGRAMME FOR PHOENIX DANCE

NEW SPRING PROGRAMME FOR PHOENIX DANCE

This spring Phoenix Dance Theatre will embark on a UK tour with a brand-new mixed programme. BELONGING: Loss. Legacy. Love. The powerfully visceral and thought-provoking triple bill explores the nuances of human experience by three exciting international dance makers. Including two world premieres – Miguel Altunaga’s Cloudburst and Marcus Jarrell Willis’ Terms of Agreement – […]

THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE

THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE

Northern Ballet’s heart-warming children’s ballet Tortoise & the Hare will on an extensive UK tour from 12 February to the 29 May. The show will visit Leeds, Buxton, Aylesbury, Stoke, Goole, Barrow, Huddersfield, Crewe, Corby, Oxford, York, Durham, Harrogate, Newcastle, Doncaster, Hartlepool, Hull, Mansfield, Middlesbrough, Barnsley, Bridlington, Bradford, Berwick and finally Edinburgh. Tortoise & the […]

THE STORY OF THE MAKINGS OF A CLASSIC

THE STORY OF THE MAKINGS OF A CLASSIC

Northern Ballet’s hit production of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ has survived fire, flood and the changing fashions of more than three decades. Ahead of the ballet’s much-anticipated revival in March 2024, an exhibition at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, brings together drawings, props, costumes and photographs from the company’s archive to tell […]

ONE DHA AT A TIME

ONE DHA AT A TIME

Seven Arts Leeds is set to host an enchanting evening on November 25th at 8 pm, where the stage will come alive with the artistry of four classically trained dancers specializing in Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Manipuri and Odissi. Titled “One Dha at a Time,” this performance goes beyond the traditional to explore the intricate world of […]

WORLD PREMIER OF A MIXED BILL

WORLD PREMIER OF A MIXED BILL

Yorke Dance Project, the contemporary ballet company run by Yolande Yorke-Edgell, will give the world premiere of a new mixed bill, California Connections: Three Pioneering Women, at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds on Thursday 23 November before a UK tour in autumn 2023 and spring 2024. California Connections: Three Pioneering Women pays tribute […]

PHOENIX DANCE OFFER FREE PERFORMANCES IN THE THACKRAY MUSEUM THIS SATURDAY

PHOENIX DANCE OFFER FREE PERFORMANCES IN THE THACKRAY MUSEUM THIS SATURDAY

Phoenix Dance Theatre will perform special pop-up performances throughout the Thackray Museum of Medicine this Saturday, 11 November, as part of its inaugural Community Engagement Tour. People who live or work in the Harehills or Burmatofts areas of Leeds can enjoy these performances for free as the Thackray are extending their Harehills Monday offer to […]