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1st Sutra Blog goes live!

With great pleasure we bring you these blogs from the inside of each of our tours. We’re not sure it is going to be possible to bring you dancers’ diaries from Sutra as the Monks don’t speak any english, but … Read more

Sutra 2013: Ni Hao! Hannah Bixby and Lauren Hawke

Ni Hao! (Hello!) Hannah Bixby and Lauren Hawke here! Currently we are feeling extremely lucky to be on tour with the international phenomenon Sutra, shadowing Heather Knight; tour coordinator for Dance Consortium at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff and Sadler’s Wells, … Read more

Sutra has finished the first leg of its UK Tour

We can’t believe we’re a 3rd of the way through Sutra tour already! So far the Sutra monks, dancers, musicians and crew have been to Cardiff, London and Plymouth, taking their very unique, dynamic show to packed theatres. Sutra celebrated … Read more

An introduction to Sutra

By Dawn Prentice, Producer at Sadler’s Wells The name Sutra, taken literally, is a rope or thread that holds things together. Metaphorically, it is a rule, or set of rules, also binding. In Buddhism, the term was originally given to … Read more

Batsheva Ensemble: Reflections, Shane Scopatz

We’re home! Our last two stops on the tour, London and Plymouth, were stimulating and refreshing. We all had fun in London. The city charmed us. We shopped in Camden, ate well in Brick Lane, enjoyed the changing of the … Read more

Goodbye Batsheva Ensemble, Hello Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo!

‘Bittersweet’ is the sum of our feelings at DC today. After an incredibly exciting and emotional tour with the Ensemble, which ended on Saturday night after a triumphant performance at Plymouth Theatre Royal, we are already missing them. We’ve archived … Read more

Batsheva Announced

Batsheva Ensemble’s 3 curtain calls at Sadler’s Wells

Last night we were in attendance for the Ensemble’s opening night at the Wells. It was an incredibly moving show, and we were very proud and pleased to see them get 3 curtain calls!! Even better we find that somebody … Read more

Dance Quest launches….

The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts has launched DanceQuest with four Dance Consortium venues. DanceQuest, the national dance project designed by The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts, launched on 21 September 2012.  It links Dance Consortium … Read more

Cacti: By Alexander Ekman

We went to Sadler’s Wells last Wednesday evening to see Nederlands Dans Theater 2. All of the pieces were beautiful, but we were especially interested in the audience’s reaction to CACTI by Alexander Ekman (who was incidentally in the audience … Read more

Focus on: Deborah Colker, by Donald Hutera

Wise Child If the dance world held elections for Most Vivid Personality, it seems a safe bet thaBrazilian choreographer Deborah Colker would probably garner a healthy percentage of votes. A small, blazingly confident blonde of Russian-Jewish extraction, Colker has a … Read more

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