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Interview with The Listening Room choreographer, Theo Clinkard

Thu 23 Feb 2017 from Rhiannon Brace for London Dance. TONIGHT Danza Contemporánea de Cuba make their Barbican debut with a triple bill of work by leading international choreographers including the company’s own George Céspedes, Olivier award winner Annabelle Lopez Ochoa … Read more

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Win a signed Danza Cuba programme!

Just as the Danza Cuba dancers were settling into tour life we pinned them down between rehearsals to sign ten programmes, and these will be sent out to our favourite tweet reviews from across the tour! If you’ve been lucky enough to … Read more

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Danza Cuba live stream, Wed 22 Feb 3pm

We are very excited to announce that we will be LIVE streaming a Danza Cuba class & rehearsal from Newcastle Theatre Royal on Wednesday 22 February. The dancers will take class on stage followed by rehearsing sections of George Cespedes’ Matria Etnocentra.   … Read more

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Diane Parkes interviews choreographer Annabelle López Ochoa…

Choreographer Annabelle López Ochoa has worked with top dance companies across the globe – and yet she says there is something special about Danza Contemporánea de Cuba. Which is why she’s delighted that the Havana-based company is now bringing her … Read more

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Help us define dance using the hashtag #whatisdance on Twitter

What does dance mean to you? The #whatisdance campaign, hosted by the Dance Consortium venues and supported by the Danza Contemporánea de Cuba dancers, looks to free the mystery behind the art form and make dance accessible to audiences everywhere. Take … Read more

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Win tickets to see Danza Contemporánea de Cuba

With one month to go until Valentine’s Day and the start of Danza Contemporánea de Cuba’s UK tour, tag your Valentine on the post on Dance Consortium’s Facebook page and the two of you will be in with the chance of winning … Read more

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World-class dance company inspires next generation of UK dance artists

In late summer 2016, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater worked, for the first time, with gifted and talented young dancers from Centres for Advanced Training across the UK, in a new partnership between Dance Consortium and DanceEast. Hosted at DanceEast’s … Read more

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“Be amongst the people, it is the only way that you can give back to the audience…”

We have just three theatre stops to go on Ailey’s 2016 UK tour – Southampton Mayflower, Marlowe Theatre Canterbury and Festival Theatre in Edinburgh – and it’s dance, eat, sleep repeat for Ailey dancer Glenn Allen Sims… We have been thrilling audiences … Read more

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Synne Knudtzon on the Ailey tour, beer runs and live tweeting

LIPA student Synne Knudtzon updates us on the company’s time in Southampton, at the Mayflower Theatre for Ailey’s eighth show of the 2016 UK tour… On Sunday evening we arrived in Southampton. Sadly, this was the last city for Hannah and … Read more

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“The legacy of Mr Ailey is very simple: he was empowered by empowering others…

…And we take this empowerment all over the world” – Sean Carmon, Ailey Dancer. This is entirely truthful as Synne and I join Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre on the last part of their UK tour to The Lowry in … Read more