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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

The LIPA ladies on tour in Southampton

As we’re writing this blog, ¾ of the tour are completed. It only takes a week to meet the company and fall in love with the show. When we think about waving them goodbye on Saturday, an unexpected feeling of … Read more

Dance Consortium are excited to present Cirque Éloize

              Dance Consortium presents Cirque Éloize Cirkopolis With Cirkopolis, Cirque Éloize presents a show that combines the worlds of circus, dance and theatre. In the heart of a stern and imposing city in appearance, … Read more

LIPA Ladies on tour…

When we first heard about Dance Consortium and possibility to go on tour with Heather Knight and French dance company “Compagnie Käfig” back in January, it seemed so far away in the future that today, as we write our first … Read more

Bonjour Compagnie Kafig

Last night Compagnie Kafig arrived into the UK by Eurostar to begin their Dance Consortium tour of Boxe Boxe. The UK tour opens this evening, Tuesday 25th March and runs until  Friday 18th April. Compagnie Kafig are performing in Milton … Read more

Boxing clever by Kelly Apter

Boxing and dance – two worlds that seem poles apart. Yet, as Boxe Boxe illustrates, there is more that connects than divides them. Growing up in France, Compagnie Käfig’s artistic director, Mourad Merzouki learned circus skills, martial arts and boxing … Read more

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