Brendan Keaney appointed Artistic Director & Chief Executive of DanceEast

Dance Consortium member DanceEast has a new leader! Here’s some background: Brendan started his career in 1979 as a freelance dancer. He performed with a number of independent dance companies, and has a string of film, TV and theatre credits. … Read more

Goodbye Batsheva Ensemble, Hello Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo!

‘Bittersweet’ is the sum of our feelings at DC today. After an incredibly exciting and emotional tour with the Ensemble, which ended on Saturday night after a triumphant performance at Plymouth Theatre Royal, we are already missing them. We’ve archived … Read more

Arts Pro magazine interviews Dance Consortium coordinator, Heather Knight

We don’t like to blow our own trumpet, but it is really pleasing and exciting to be able to bring brilliant international dance to the UK. In this lovely interview with Heather Knight she describes the very beginnings of Dance … Read more

Batsheva Announced

Batsheva Ensemble’s 3 curtain calls at Sadler’s Wells

Last night we were in attendance for the Ensemble’s opening night at the Wells. It was an incredibly moving show, and we were very proud and pleased to see them get 3 curtain calls!! Even better we find that somebody … Read more

The Trocks throw a birthday party, in Perth!!

The Trocks are currently spreading a bit of Trock love across Australia, and whilst they were there they threw a birthday party for one of the ‘gals’. We found this images on our Facebook newsfeed this morning and it made us … Read more

New blog post from the Batsheva Ensemble tour

Read all about it! Those lovely ensemble dancers have sent us more words and photos documenting their experiences on the road. You can read it here  

Cast and Crew on the road!

Batsheva Ensemble tour technical coordinator Chris, took this snap of the full Cast and Crew in Brighton over the weekend. We love putting faces to the Crew who tirelessly work away behind the scenes making things happen. They’re heading up to … Read more

New Blogger has been recruited!

Yes that’s right we have a new blogger or two from the Batsheva Ensemble as they tour the UK. As well as dancing their hearts and bodies out at their various performances, and zooming around the UK, Tamir Eting  is … Read more

Tour news

The Batsheva Ensemble tour is now fully underway having performed at Edinburgh Festival Theatre, The Lowry and The Alhambra Theatres. The reviews they are receiving are exceptional, and unanimous in their praise. One of our favourites was: ‘The talent, maturity … Read more

Our new interns go on the road with Batsheva Ensemble

2 lovely LIPA students, 1 week, 1 incredible-international dance tour, and 1 brilliant mentor: Meet our new Dance Consortium interns! Louise and Charli. These lovely lasses have been keeping a diary of the last week shadowing Heather Knight, Dance Consortium … Read more