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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

All aboard the tour bus!

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

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Photograph by Michel Cavalca

Boxe Boxe – Audience Reactions

We had a fantastic opening night this week for Compagnie Kafig’s Boxe Boxe at Milton Keyne’s Theatre. See what our audiences had to say And make sure you remember to book your tickets here

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The LIPA Ladies on tour…

For our current tour of Boxe Boxe we’ve been joined by two lovely LIPA (Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts) Ladies. Beatrice and Diana are touring with Compagnie Kafig as they continue to take Boxe Boxe around the UK and hope to … Read more

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Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet announce Artistic Director

Here at Dance Consortium we’ve been eagerly awaiting the announcement of the new Artistic Director of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. Last night Cedar Lake announced that Alexandra Damiani will take over as Artistic Director of the company which began in 2003 … Read more