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Dancing to the Rhythms of Life by Mary Brennan

“When people think of Brazil – they think of football and carnaval…” Pedro Pederneiras laughs as he says this. He knows that by the end of tonight, hundreds of people will take away a whole other vision of his native … Read more

Goodbye Grupo Corpo!

We have just completed our 35th Dance Consortium tour with Brazilian dancers Grupo Corpo. We had a fantastic time showing them around the UK and we had extremely warm receptions at every venue so a HUGE thank-you to Sadler’s Wells, … Read more

Looking Back: Grupo Corpo Company History

Artistic Director of Grupo Corpo, Paulo Pederneiras, talks us through Grupo Corpo’s history: The contemporary Brazilian dance company Grupo Corpo was founded in 1975 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and debuted its first work, Maria Maria, the very next year. Featuring … Read more

Grupo Corpo: Meet The Dancers

Once Brazil finishes the party over in their home country next weekend (!) they’ll be continuing it right on our doorsteps here in the UK in the form of Grupo Corpo. Let’s meet the dancers: Andressa Corso joined Grupo Corpo … Read more

Made at Sadler's Wells

Made at Sadler’s Wells

Edinburgh Festival Theatre 29 & 30 October Belfast Grand Opera House 1 & 2 November Made at Sadler’s Wells is a programme of short masterpieces produced by international dance house Sadler’s Wells, and created by some of its world-class Associate … Read more

The Trocks 2013: Raffaele Morra, the Final Show

Wednesday February 27. The Trocks are in Belfast. Tonight our last show here in the UK. To me then the honor of saying good bye to the UK audience, that has been great as always. As I said in my … Read more

Trocks 2013: Robert Carter, Gets his Kilt on!

Hello Dance Consortium UK blog readers! The last time I blogged was in Canterbury and since then we’ve traveled to Nottingham, Bradford ,Brighton and Newcastle with audiences in each of those cities as packed and resounding as the last. We … Read more

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