Farewell from the cubans

Behind the scenes snaps from the Cuban’s Tour 2012

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The BBC film about ‘Sombrisa’

Great to see the BBC video on Itzik Galili’s piece ‘Sombrisa’. Sombrisa forms part of the Danza Contemporanea de Cuba’s UK 2012 tour. Itzik Galili, who was commissioned to choreograph the work by the Theatre Royal and Sadler’s Wells Theatre in … Read more

Sombrisa

Donald Hutera welcomes back the Cubans

There’s a certain poetic justice in the fact that Danza Contemporánea de Cuba (DCC) was founded the same year as the 1959 Revolution. It has since become the nation’s flagship contemporary dance troupe with a hybrid, hothouse style that is … Read more

Itzik Galili

Itzik Galili : Sombrisa

Itzik Galili has been in Havana for the last month with Danza Contemporanea de Cuba, putting the finishing touches to his piece ‘Sombrisa’, the music is confirmed as Steve Reich’s Drumming Part 1. The world première will be on Thursday … Read more

Goodbye NDT2

We can’t believe it is over already: they took their last bow on Saturday at Nottingham Theatre Royal and Concert Hall and as we speak are heading back to the Nederlands. The image above (by Imogen Ward) captured them larking around in … Read more

Batsheva Announced

Batsheva Ensemble UK Tour announced

Dance Consortium presents BATSHEVA ENSEMBLE with “Deca Dance” Batsheva Ensemble is the younger wing of Israeli’s outstanding and world class contemporary dance group Batsheva Dance Company and this is their first trip to the UK. Led by choreographic supremo Ohad … Read more

2012 the first quarter

We’ve really sprinted through the first quarter of 2012… Already, NDT2 are nearly at the end of their tour; They have one more night in Bradford and then it’s down to Nottingham Theatre Royal. It’s been a smashing success and … Read more

Cacti: By Alexander Ekman

We went to Sadler’s Wells last Wednesday evening to see Nederlands Dans Theater 2. All of the pieces were beautiful, but we were especially interested in the audience’s reaction to CACTI by Alexander Ekman (who was incidentally in the audience … Read more

Interview with Michael Ockwell: Chief Executive of Grand Opera House, Belfast

In the first of our features on the Dance Consortium venues we caught up with  Michael Ockwell: The man with the plan in Belfast… DC: Why did your theatre became a member of the DC? Grand Opera House has been … Read more

Nederlands Dans Theater have arrived in the UK!

Nederlands Dans Theater 2 have arrived in the UK! The first night, last night at Sadler’s Wells was a storming success and we are expecting the same tonight. We’ll be in the audience this evening and it’s safe to say: … Read more