Tour blog and dancers' diaries

Spring in the park

The LIPA ladies on tour in Southampton

As we’re writing this blog, ¾ of the tour are completed. It only takes a week to meet the company and fall in love with the show. When we think about waving them goodbye on Saturday, an unexpected feeling of … Read more

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Boxe Boxe helps to open Leicester’s Inside Out Festival

We left beautiful Salford on Wednesday and continued our tour with Dance Consortium and Companie Kafig to the next destination – Leicester. Usually companies like Compagnie Käfig use coaches to get from one destination to the other. As on this … Read more

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LIPA Ladies on tour…

When we first heard about Dance Consortium and possibility to go on tour with Heather Knight and French dance company “Compagnie Käfig” back in January, it seemed so far away in the future that today, as we write our first … Read more

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About Boxe Boxe…

MOURAD MERZOUKI talks about BOXE BOXE Boxing’s a form of dance anyway. I realized that as a teenager, when I got into hip hop after years of doing martial arts. While one is identified with brutality and violence and the other … Read more

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Dance Consortium à Paris

Last weekend we took a Dance Consortium trip to France to visit Compagnie Kafig ahead of their tour to the UK in March and April next year. They’re bringing their 65 minute show Boxe Boxe which sees Hip Hop, ‘smurfing’, … Read more

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So Long Cedar Lake

Hi Everybody, Sophie from Dance Consortium here! I assist in looking after Dance Consortium’s website and Social Media channels and being relatively new to the Dance Consortium team, and Cedar Lake being my first tour working with the company, I … Read more

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Where is Cedar Lake? From The Adjustment Bureau to UK Stages

Where is Cedar Lake? A question demanded repeatedly by Matt Damon as he frantically races through the streets of New York City in romantic sci-fi thriller The Adjustment Bureau (2011). Well, Dance Consortium can tell you exactly where they are, … Read more

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A view of Cedar Lake; From Lake to Bath

It’s full steam ahead for Dance Consortium as the final preparations are being put into place for the next tour to arrive on UK shores; Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. My name is Sophie and I am the latest recruit to … Read more

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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

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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