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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

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

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

“Thank you UK for the sun, warmth, and your unyielding passion for Ailey!”

It’s week three of Alvin Ailey’s tour across the UK and we checked in with Glenn Allen Sims on his UK experience so far… Hello United Kingdom! My name is Glenn Allen Sims, and I am dancer with Alvin Ailey … Read more

What did you think of the show?

The Ailey dancers are settling into tour life (see blog post from dancer Sarah Daley here or from Glenn Allen Sims here). We captured this sneaky backstage shot during rehearsals! (left). If you’ve been lucky enough to catch the company on … Read more

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

What did you think of the show?

Nederlands Dans Theater is currently touring the UK with 1 last venue to go! The 18 strong company have already touched down in 10 UK venues – and we want to hear from you! We’re asking audience members to Tweet or Facebook … Read more

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

Dance Consortium speak to NDT2 dancer Grace Lyell

Having not visited since 2012, the 18 young dancers that make up Nederlands Dans Theater 2 will shortly be touching down on UK soil for their 2016 Spring tour. In the midst of rehearsals, Dance Consortium pinned down NDT2’s only British dancer, … Read more

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