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

Robin Hood, Castles and Tango!

Hello! LIPA student Josh Davies is back on tour with the Dance Consortium, this time with a unique take on Argentinian Tango: m¡longa. We’re currently on our long journey up to the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, so I thought it would … 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

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

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

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

“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

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

The Ailey tour hits Nottingham

Thank you to LIPA student Hannah Storey for updating us half way through the Ailey UK tour… and all your hard work in the theatre! After interviewing with Heather Knight earlier this year at LIPA, I was invited to join … Read more