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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

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“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

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Hooked on London – Sarah Daley

It’s week one of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s UK tour and the dancers have been let loose on London town. We asked Ailey dancer Sarah Daley to give us a run down of her first day in the city… I … Read more

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Ailey Lateral T Challenge!

Following a five year absence from the UK, the incredible dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater are back! The 2016 tour kicks off at Sadler’s Wells on 6 September and ends at Edinburgh Festival Theatre on 19 October, stopping at ten UK … Read more

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NDT2: Q and A at Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Having just completed the 8th leg of Nederlands Dans Theater’s 2016 UK tour, the dancers are gearing up for their first performance at Theatre Royal Nottingham this evening. Post performance Q and A’s are hosted on the first night at every venue … Read more

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An interview with NDT2’s Dutch dancer Guido Dutilh

Following our chat with the wonderful Grace Lyell last week, Dance Consortium caught up with one of NDT2’s few Dutch dancers, Guido Dutilh. Guido joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2 in August 2014 and will be embarking on his first trip to the … Read more

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A view of Cedar Lake; From Lake to Bath

It’s full steam ahead for Dance Consortium as the final preparations are being put into place for the next tour to arrive on UK shores; Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. My name is Sophie and I am the latest recruit to … Read more

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SUTRA 2013: The Last Blog

Ni Hao! (Hello!) Hannah and Lauren here again! We’re back in Liverpool after an incredible experience on tour with Sutra and the Dance Consortium. We’ve been reflecting on our time and hopefully this write up will provide you with a … Read more

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New Blogger has been recruited!

Yes that’s right we have a new blogger or two from the Batsheva Ensemble as they tour the UK. As well as dancing their hearts and bodies out at their various performances, and zooming around the UK, Tamir Eting  is … Read more

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Tour news

The Batsheva Ensemble tour is now fully underway having performed at Edinburgh Festival Theatre, The Lowry and The Alhambra Theatres. The reviews they are receiving are exceptional, and unanimous in their praise. One of our favourites was: ‘The talent, maturity … Read more