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Fancy giving a different kind of gift for Christmas this year? 500,000 people have seen a Dance Consortium show in the last 14 years, and over 130,000 of them had never seen a dance performance before. We think that’s fantastic! … Read more

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The Cirkopolis pictures are in… And they’re fantastic!

We’re now looking ahead to our 36th Dance Tour of the UK! And just to get you a bit excited we’ve got the professional shots from the company. It definitely looks like Cirque Éloize’s Cirkopolis is going to be full … Read more

Such a beautiful photo taken at Bradford Alhambra Theatre!
Photo by Jose Luiz Pederneiras

Goodbye Grupo Corpo!

We have just completed our 35th Dance Consortium tour with Brazilian dancers Grupo Corpo. We had a fantastic time showing them around the UK and we had extremely warm receptions at every venue so a HUGE thank-you to Sadler’s Wells, … Read more

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Looking Back: Grupo Corpo Company History

Artistic Director of Grupo Corpo, Paulo Pederneiras, talks us through Grupo Corpo’s history: The contemporary Brazilian dance company Grupo Corpo was founded in 1975 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and debuted its first work, Maria Maria, the very next year. Featuring … Read more

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Dancing to the Rhythms of Life

“When people think of Brazil – they think of football and carnaval…” Pedro Pederneiras laughs as he says this. He knows that by the end of tonight, hundreds of people will take away a whole other vision of his native … Read more

This guy was the star of the show!

Preparing the UK for a Brazilian visit…

Forget about the World Cup. The only Brazilian team we can’t stop talking about right now is Grupo Corpo… Whilst all eyes are on Rio as they gear up to hold one of the world’s biggest sporting events this summer, … Read more

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LIPA Ladies on Tour – Brighton Final installment and reflection

On Wednesday, 16th of April, we left Southampton for our last stop with Compagnie Käfig and Dance Consortium – Brighton. All the beautiful cities we have seen so far travelling with this tour paled in comparison with this wonderful seaside … Read more

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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

Catch up with the LIPA Ladies as they continue to tour around the UK with Compagnie Kafig… “We left beautiful Salford on Wednesday and continued our tour with Dance Consortium and Companie Kafig to the next destination – Leicester. Usually … Read more

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Dance Consortium are excited to present Cirque Éloize

              Dance Consortium presents Cirque Éloize Cirkopolis With Cirkopolis, Cirque Éloize presents a show that combines the worlds of circus, dance and theatre. In the heart of a stern and imposing city in appearance, … Read more