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Phoenix Dance Theatre Windrush (Movement of the people) – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Music: Various artists Directors: Sharon Watson, Aletta Collins, Christopher Bruce CBE Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Phoenix Dance Theatre opens this season with a mixed programme and features the world premiere of Windrush: Movement of the People.  This season is special as the company takes the opportunity to recognise the multicultural society of this country and also celebrate black British culture. The ...

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Phoenix @ Home – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Choreographers: Darshan Singh Bhuller, Carman Vezquez Marfil, Natalie Alleston and Marie Mence, Antonio Borriello, Edward Lynch and Sharon Watson. Reviewer: Laura Hibbert Marking their 35thanniversary, Phoenix Dance Theatre Company present an inspiring and brilliantly put together programme; created and performed by a multitude of Phoenix Company members from over the years. Phoenix @ Home includes excerpts from Phoenix’s repertoire of ...

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Phoenix Dance Triple Bill 2016 – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Sharon Watson, Kate Flatt, Itzik Galili Reviewer: Beverley Haigh To commemorate their 35th anniversary, it is befitting that Phoenix Dance Theatre premiere their Triple Bill 2016 in Leeds, hometown and birthplace of this acclaimed and prodigious company. As the UK’s longest standing contemporary dance company outside London, Phoenix Dance Theatre continue to innovate and excite, ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 2015 – CAST, Doncaster

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Christopher Bruce CBE, Caroline Finn, Sharon Watson Reviewer: Beverley Haigh Established in 1981, like the proverbial bird rising from the ashes, Phoenix Dance Theatre continue to reinvent and re-morph, becoming one of the foremost dance companies in the country. It is easy to see why, with their collective of highly talented and accomplished dancers leading ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 2015 – Liverpool Playhouse

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Christopher Bruce CBE, Sharon Watson, Caroline Finn Reviewer: Peter Jacobs   Phoenix Dance Theatre were formed in Leeds in 1981 and have a varied and colourful past. Since taking the helm as Artistic Director in 2009, Sharon Watson has refocused the company on delivering an ambitious mix of new work in collaboration with diverse choreographers ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 2015 – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Choreography: Christopher Bruce, Caroline Finn, Sharon Watson Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Phoenix Dance Theatre opens 2015 with their exciting mixed programme premiering at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. The company prides in collaborating with professionals to produce diverse new works of which four are presented in this programme. The programme opens with Christopher Bruce’s Shift. This short piece represents how time dictates ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre Mixed Programme 2014 – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Helen Jones Phoenix Dance Company was formed in 1981 in Leeds and over a thirty year period has developed into one of the leading contemporary dance companies. The tour Mixed Programme 2014 highlights their artistic ambition to incorporate pieces from their past repertoire and new work into an evening's showcase. The first piece See Blue Through was originally created ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 2014 – Liverpool Playhouse

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Didy Veldman, Ivgi &Greben, Darshan Singh Bhuller Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Phoenix Dance Theatre was founded in 1981 and has a gift for reinvention and rebirth befitting their name. Since Sharon Watson became Artistic Director in 2009 they have gone from strength to strength, creating richly varied programmes combining new work with heritage pieces from the ...

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