Costume fitting in Madrid with Danza Contemporanea de Cuba

We went to meet the Cubans, and talk to them ahead of their upcoming tour. Here are some snaps from a costume fitting for the Itzik Galili piece Sombrisa….

Breakin’ Convention 2012 UK Tour

In association with Dance Consortium. Dance Consortium are proud to support Breakin’ Convention’s 2012 UK Tour, stopping at venues across the UK. Breakin’ Convention is much more than showcasing the best UK and international Hip Hop dance theatre – it … Read more

Upcoming dance recommendations

As we hurtle into 2012 the year of the Olympics (and the Dragon) here at Dance Consortium, we present to you the lowdown on which dance performances we are looking forward to across the UK over the coming months: Nederlands … Read more

Danza Contemporanea de Cuba videos!

Watch clips from Carmen?! and Mambo 3XXI, both pieces are part of the Cuban’s 2012 UK Tour    

Focus on: Miguel Iglesias Artistic Director of Danza Contemporanea de Cuba

Under the direction of Miguel Iglesias, DCC presents its dancers with exceptional opportunities and with exceptional challenges as well. Along with the physical discipline required by a gruelling training regimen, Iglesias places a premium on a dancer’s spontaneity and intellect. … Read more

Q and A with David Ledger of NDT2

Where and when were you born and where did you grow up?  I was born and grew up in a town called Richmond, North Yorkshire in 1991. It’s a very small town where everybody knows everyone. It’s also very beautiful, … Read more

Marlowe Theatre Opening

The Marlowe Theatre throws open its doors this weekend (Oct 7th – 9th) for three days of celebrations to mark its opening. A host of events, including street arts, live music, dance and performances, will take place, and most are … Read more

Paul Lightfoot appointed new Artistic Director for NDT

Paul Lightfoot will succeed Jim Vincent as Artistic Director of Nederlands Dans Theater. Lightfoot has been with the company since 1985; first as a dancer, then as a choreographer together with Sol León. From 2002 Lightfoot and León became house … Read more