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Phoenix @ Home: Tenacity – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Choreographers: Alesandra Seutin, Jane Dudley, Gary Lambert, Warren Adams Music: Bobby McFerrin, Sonny Terry, Mozart Lyrics/Text: John Newton, Martin Luther King Director: Sharon Watson Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Phoenix @ Home, Tenacity commemorates 50 years of the Civil Rights Act with a mixed multimedia programme with a selection of legendary pieces. The contemporary dance company is keen to pay tribute to ...

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Honour – Media City, Salford

Composer: Andrew Smith Writer:Helen Newall Director: Matt Baker Choreographer: Sharon Watson Reviewer: Mel Duncan   'The dying soldier shifts his head, to watch the glory that returns.' These lines, by Welsh poet Siegfried Sassoon, form the fundamental wish of artistic director Craig Morrison when sculpting this piece. Not to glorify the war, but attempt to offer up some form of ...

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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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Phoenix Dance Theatre 2014 – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Didy Veldman, Ivgi &Greben, Darshan Singh Bhuller Reviewer: S.E. Webster At the West Yorkshire Playhouse, the spring season of theatre is in full sway and Leeds based dance company, Phoenix Dance Theatre, have returned to the Playhouse with a new andexciting mixed programme. The programme consists of three different routines; beginning with See Through, an ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Particle Velocity – Liverpool Playhouse

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Sharon Watson, Richard Alston, Douglas Thorpe, Jose Agudo Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4] Phoenix Dance Theatre has the expressed aim of being the leading middle-scale dance company in the UK. Proudly based in the north – Leeds to be exact – Artistic Director Sharon Watson, appointed in 2009, reinstated the company’s policy of creating diverse mixed ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Crossing Points – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Henri Oguike, Ana Lujan Sanchez, Aletta Collins and Kwesi Johnson Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4.5] The Lowry saw the opening night for the second wave of touring for the increasingly revitalised Phoenix Dance Theatre's latest diverse programme of new work and old favourites, Crossing Points. Phoenix appear to be going from strength to strength since Sharon ...

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