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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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Company Chameleon: Beauty of the Beast – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Directors: Anthony Missen &Kevin Edward Turner Choreography: Anthony Missen Original Music: Miguel Marin &Kevin Lennon Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Company Chameleon - already Manchester's best-loved and established dance company - continues to go from strength to strength. After years as a duo, becoming an ACE portfolio company has allowed them to further expand their artistic reach. Their new show, Beauty ...

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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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Company Chameleon: Pictures We Make – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4.5] The World Premiere of Pictures We Make, featuring two new pieces of work by Manchester's favourite dance (and Lowry resident) company Company Chameleon, marks a significant step in their story. Firstly they have expanded from the well-established duo of joint Artistic Directors Anthony Missen and Kevin Edward Turner to a quartet, adding two new dancers in ...

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Rambert Dance Company: Labyrinth of Love – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Director: Mark Baldwin Music Director: Paul Hoskins Choreography: Marguerite Donlan, Paul Taylor and Itzik Galili Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [Rating:4] Rambert Dance Company mark the 10th anniversary season of Artistic Director Mark Baldwin with another ambitious and varied programme including (tonight) a World Premiere, no less. With an 86-year history that leads directly back to the Ballet Russes, the Rambert ...

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Danza Contemporanea de Cuba – Milton Keynes Theatre

Director: Miguel A Iglesias Choreographers: George Céspedes, Kenneth Kvarnström, Itzik Galili Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] Well, you are certainly not going to get sunshine the way this summer is panning out but you will most definitely get that warm, fuzzy feeling you so cherish from Danza Contemporanea de Cuba at Milton Keynes theatre tonight and tomorrow! Dance Consortium, a group ...

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