Feature Category: Sutra 2013

Sutra 2013: Hannah and Lauren say Goodbye to Sutra

Ni Hao! (Hello!) Hannah and Lauren here again! We’re back in Liverpool after an incredible experience on tour with Sutra and the Dance Consortium. We’ve been reflecting on our time and hopefully this write up will provide you with a … Read more

Beautiful images from the Sutra tour

Photos by Ian Gavan Our latest tour Sutra is on a short hiatus before their next stop at Birmingham Hippodrome on 7th May. These beautiful images are from their shows and rehearsals at Sadler’s Wells…. (click an image to see … Read more

Sutra 2013: Ni Hao! Hannah Bixby and Lauren Hawke

Ni Hao! (Hello!) Hannah Bixby and Lauren Hawke here! Currently we are feeling extremely lucky to be on tour with the international phenomenon Sutra, shadowing Heather Knight; tour coordinator for Dance Consortium at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff and Sadler’s Wells, … Read more

An introduction to Sutra

By Dawn Prentice, Producer at Sadler’s Wells The name Sutra, taken literally, is a rope or thread that holds things together. Metaphorically, it is a rule, or set of rules, also binding. In Buddhism, the term was originally given to … Read more

Tales from touring Sutra

By Leila Ransley, Sutra Wardrobe Supervisor If someone had said to me a few years ago that I would get a job that would take me to over 25 countries and 50 odd cities, I would have said they were … Read more

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

By Judith Mackrell Between 2007 and 2008 Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui spent several months at chilly high altitude in the Henan province in central China. He’d gone there to live and work with the monks from the Shaolin temple, absorbing the … Read more