Dance Consortium remains an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation 2018 – 2022

Tuesday 27 June 2017 – Dance Consortium, a group of 19 large-scale venues located across the UK, is delighted to announce it has been successful in its application to remain an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) for 2018 – … Read more

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

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

Nélida Rodriguez de Aure on taking tango in a new direction

Written by Diane Parkes for DanceTabs Nélida Rodriguez de Aure, Tango dancer and coach on m¡longa, is among the royalty of Argentine tango. With a career spanning more than 40 years, she has taught Hollywood stars tango’s sultry steps, danced … 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

Support the m¡longa tour!

We’re using a platform called Thunderclap to raise awareness of our upcoming tour of m¡longa which opens at The Lowry, Salford Quays on 16 May 2017 and heads to Brighton, London, Birmingham, Southampton, Saffron Walden, Nottingham and Edinburgh, concluding at … 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