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

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

Sarah Crompton on the addictive power of m¡longa

“I can recommend tango to anyone,” says choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, with some enthusiasm. “It’s so enjoyable. You are in movement, and someone joins you. You really have the feeling when you are dancing, that you are not alone. You … Read more

Another city, another week…and another kilt

Buenos Dias from Edinburgh! Another update from the Danza Cuba 2017 tour here in beautiful (and sunny) Edinburgh. Sunday was our travel day from Inverness– a stunning scenic four-hour drive, featuring a very Cuban-esque music playlist on the coach. We … Read more

Beers, bridges and NESSIE

Hola again from Kay and Josh! (Joshua Davies and Kay Nicholson – Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management students at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts). Fresh from a 4-hour coach journey from the beautiful Inverness to busy Edinburgh. We are two … Read more

Update from The Big D!

A big hello from Joshua Davies and Kay Nicholson from Brighton Dome. We are currently Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management students at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and have kindly been given the opportunity to shadow Dance Consortium Tour … Read more

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

Danza Cuba live stream, Wed 22 Feb 3pm

We LIVE streamed a Danza Cuba class & rehearsal from Newcastle Theatre Royal on Wednesday 22 February. If you missed the live streaming at www.danceconsortium.com, catch up here! The dancers perform their daily class on stage, followed by sections of Matria … Read more

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

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