A new cohort of Dance Ambassadors

Toby Norman-Wright, Senior Relationship Manager at Arts Council England, with Dance Ambassadors Theia Maldoom and Harry Fulleylove. Photo by Maria Falconer   One Dance UK, in partnership with Dance Consortium has announced its 20 Dance Ambassadors for 2017/18. The Dance Ambassadors, … Read more

Ailey nominated for UK Theatre Awards

UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the UK Theatre Awards 2017. The UK Theatre Awards celebrate creative excellence and the outstanding work seen on stages throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Awards will be presented on Sunday … Read more

From Ailey Intensive to Rambert Dance Company by Matthew Rawcliffe

I began The Lowry CAT (Centre for Advanced Training) scheme in 2014 during my last year of high school. Having been involved with many youth theatre and musical companies I had always really enjoyed movement and was keen to pursue … Read more

Calling all dance enthusiasts…

One Dance UK and Dance Consortium are looking for applications from young people to become Dance Ambassadors 2017-18. ODUK image by Brian Slater One Dance UK, working in partnership with Dance Consortium is looking for proactive and confident young people … Read more

Dance Consortium remains an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation 2018 – 2022

Tuesday 27 June 2017 – Dance Consortium, a group of 19 large-scale venues located across the UK, is delighted to announce it has been successful in its application to remain an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) for 2018 – … Read more

Edinburgh, Education and more Castles!

Hello again from Josh! The m¡longa cast and crew are currently on our (very bendy) journey back down to Newcastle so another perfect opportunity to catch up on the last few days of tour. In fact we’ve just crossed the border over … Read more

Robin Hood, Castles and Tango!

Hello! LIPA student Josh Davies is back on tour with the Dance Consortium, this time with a unique take on Argentinian Tango: m¡longa. We’re currently on our long journey up to the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, so I thought it would … Read more

m¡longa on the road – two weeks to go!

Roy Quinn: Update 7th June 2017 After six successful m¡longa performances in venues across the UK, the team have had a well-deserved day off to relax and experience the wonderful city of Birmingham and all it has to offer. Everyone did their … Read more

On tour with m¡longa

One week, nine shows and four m¡longa venues down, we caught up with LIPA student Roy Quinn, who is on tour with m¡longa, and quickly learning the ins and outs of a Dance Consortium tour. m¡longa is a sizzling production just like … Read more

Nélida Rodriguez de Aure on taking tango in a new direction

Written by Diane Parkes for DanceTabs Nélida Rodriguez de Aure, Tango dancer and coach on m¡longa, is among the royalty of Argentine tango. With a career spanning more than 40 years, she has taught Hollywood stars tango’s sultry steps, danced … Read more