m¡longa 2017
16 May – 17 June

m¡longa 2017

Birmingham Hippodrome / Festival Theatre Edinburgh / Mayflower Theatre Southampton / Royal Concert Hall Nottingham / Sadler’s Wells London / The Lowry Salford Quays / Theatre Royal Newcastle


Choreography: Sidi Larbi CherkaouiLighting Designer: Adam CarréeCostume Designer: Tim Van SteenbergenMusic: Fernando Marzan and Szymon BrzóskRunning time: 1 hour 40 minutes including a 20 minute intervalTango Consultant: Nelida Rodriguez de AureSet and video design: Eugenio SzwarcerSound design: Gaston BriskiFurther Info: m¡longa is a Sadler’s Wells London Production performed by a cast of 10 tango dancers from Buenos Aires, two contemporary dancers and a tango band of five musicians.
The show is co-produced with Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne; Migros Culture Percentage Dance Festival Steps; Théâtre du Jorat, Mėzières; deSingel international arts campus, Antwerp; Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg; Les Nuits de Fourvière/Département du Rhône; Movimentos Festwochen der Autostadt in Wolfsburg; Festspielhaus St Pölten; Fondazione Musica per Roma; Eastman.

“[Cherkaoui’s] take on tango is a sweetly melancholic love letter”Evening Standard

“Rhythms flicker around the stage like forked lightning”The Guardian

“m¡longa casts a magic spell”Metro

“One of [Cherkaoui’s] most touching and entertaining shows”The Guardian

“A very beautiful show indeed”Daily Telegraph


Tour News

Edinburgh, Education and more Castles!

Hello again from Josh! The m¡longa cast and crew are currently on our (very bendy) journey back … Read more

Robin Hood, Castles and Tango!

Hello! LIPA student Josh Davies is back on tour with the Dance Consortium, this time … 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 … Read more