Interview with Stuart Griffiths: Chief Executive of Birmingham Hippodrome

We caught up with Stuart Griffiths from the Hippodrome as part of our series of features on the Dance Consortium venues. When did your theatre join the Dance Consortium (DC)? As I was a founder of the Dance Consortium before … Read more

Images from Dance Consortium trip to Tel Aviv

Here are some images from our trip to meet the Batsheva Ensemble in their home, the Suzanne Delal Centre in Tel Aviv:

Batsheva Announced

We’re off to meet Batsheva Ensemble

We’re about to pack our bags for a trip to Tel Aviv to meet Batsheva Ensemble. We’ll be interviewing the dancers and some of their team ahead of their UK Tour this autumn. We would love your input for these … Read more

It’s adios to Danza Contemporanea de Cuba

After a triumphant UK Tour we sadly bid farewell again to the Cubans but hope to see them again Hasta Pronto! Above is a picture of some of the dancers larking around in Bradford. Don’t forget to have Your Say … Read more

The Cubans have arrived in the UK!

Ever since NDT2 left at the end of March we’ve had a gaping hole in our lives, but for no longer, because Danza Contemporanea de Cuba are back! The programme for 2012: Award winning Mambo 3XX1 by company member and … Read more

Jenny Nocedo Soca Danza Contemporanea De Cuba 2012

Behind the scenes snaps from the Cubans part 2

Those Cuban dancers love taking photos on tour, we hope you enjoy these as much as we do: what a lark!

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