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Giselle. But not as you know it.

Dada Masilo’s Giselle comes to the UK for the first time this Autumn. Although the production has roots in the beloved classical ballet, audiences should expect to see something new, unique and entirely South African. After all, as Masilo says, “I am South … Read more

No Forgiveness by Jenny Gilbert

The world is not short of choreographers who have set out to update, shake up or otherwise reinvent the classics of the ballet stage. Few, though, have approached the task with the thoughtfulness of Dada Masilo, whose 2010 take on … Read more

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

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

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

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

Diane Parkes interviews choreographer Annabelle López Ochoa…

Choreographer Annabelle López Ochoa has worked with top dance companies across the globe – and yet she says there is something special about Danza Contemporánea de Cuba. Which is why she’s delighted that the Havana-based company is now bringing her … 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

Win tickets to see Danza Contemporánea de Cuba

With one month to go until Valentine’s Day and the start of Danza Contemporánea de Cuba’s UK tour, tag your Valentine on the post on Dance Consortium’s Facebook page and the two of you will be in with the chance of winning … Read more

“Be amongst the people, it is the only way that you can give back to the audience…”

We have just three theatre stops to go on Ailey’s 2016 UK tour – Southampton Mayflower, Marlowe Theatre Canterbury and Festival Theatre in Edinburgh – and it’s dance, eat, sleep repeat for Ailey dancer Glenn Allen Sims… We have been thrilling audiences … Read more

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