Dance Consortium is a group of 17 large theatres located across the UK.
With a shared passion for engaging people with contemporary dance from different parts of the world the theatres work together to find dance companies and productions that will excite, challenge, entertain and inspire their audiences.
Since its formation in 2000 Dance Consortium has presented 30 tours by 20 different companies from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, France, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Israel and the USA. Their performances and education activities have been experienced by hundreds of thousands of people across all parts of the UK.
Information, film clips, photographs, interviews and articles about forthcoming tours can be found here. You can register for updates and news by joining our email list at the top of this page.
You can find further information about these companies and their tours here.
In Autumn 2001 DC collaborated with Dance Umbrella to tour the Mark Morris Dance Group. Since then it has presented:
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (2005, 2007 and 2010)
Ailey 2 (2011)
Australian Dance Theatre (2007)
Batsheva Ensemble (2012)
Bill T Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company (2004)
Breakin’ Convention (2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012)
Cirque Éloize (2011)
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan (2008)
Compagnie Kafig (2005)
Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker (2004, 2006 and 2010)
Dance Theatre of Harlem (2004)
Danza Contemporanéa de Cuba (2010 and 2012)
Grupo Corpo (2005)
La La La Human Steps (2008)
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (2008, 2009 and 2011)
Mark Morris Dance Group (2009)
Nederlands Dans Theater 1 (2008)
Nederlands Dans Theater 2 (2004, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2012)
Paul Taylor Dance Company (2003)
Stephen Petronio Company (2008)
Grand Opera House Belfast
Alhambra Theatre Bradford
Marlowe Theatre Canterbury
Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff
Festival Theatre Edinburgh
Curve Theatre Leicester
Sadler’s Wells London
Milton Keynes Theatre
Theatre Royal Newcastle
Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham
Theatre Royal Plymouth
The Lowry Salford
The Mayflower, Southhampton
Hall for Cornwall Truro
New Victoria Theatre Woking