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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

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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

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On tour with m¡longa

One week, nine shows and four m¡longa venues down, we caught up with LIPA student Roy Quinn, who is on tour with m¡longa, and quickly learning the ins and outs of a Dance Consortium tour. m¡longa is a sizzling production just like … Read more

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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

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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

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The Final Leg – Buenas noches Danza Cuba

Thursday was the beginning of the end for us as we made our final journey from Edinburgh to Canterbury. Before we left Edinburgh we were lucky enough to be shown around the Festival Theatre’s sister venue, The Kings Theatre, by … Read more

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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

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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

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Interview with The Listening Room choreographer, Theo Clinkard

Thu 23 Feb 2017 from Rhiannon Brace for London Dance. TONIGHT Danza Contemporánea de Cuba make their Barbican debut with a triple bill of work by leading international choreographers including the company’s own George Céspedes, Olivier award winner Annabelle Lopez Ochoa … Read more

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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

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