DAZL Phoenix Dance Theatre

Happy Birthday DAZL!

24 Nov 2015

As part of their 15 birthday celebrations, young people from Dance Action Zone Leeds are to perform alongside the professional dancers from Phoenix Dance Theatre in unique piece choreographed by Sharon Watson. Sharon Watson and four of Phoenix Dance Theatre Company Dancers worked with a group of young people to create a performance piece Shall We Dance?  based on repertory…

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Royal Opera House Linbury Mixed Prog 10 Josh Smith

Phoenix at the Royal Opera House – Your Reaction

16 Nov 2015

Last week Phoenix Dance Theatre, the longest standing contemporary dance company outside of London, celebrated its 34 birthday with a week-long stint at the Royal Opera House Linbury Studio Theatre.   Here’s how it went down and what you thought:   The triple bill from @PhoenixLeeds at @royaloperahouse this evening is a late contender for the best live show I’ve…

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Lenny Henry and Sharon Watson

MOBO Awards 2015

5 Nov 2015

Last night Phoenix Dance Theatre Artistic Director Sharon Watson attended the 20th Anniversary MOBO Awards celebrating music of black origin at a packed First Direct Arena in Leeds. Sharon Watson walked the MOBO Awards VIP red carpet, as the eyes of the world were drawn to Leeds for a start-studded ceremony drawing over 10,000 people to the city as well as being broadcast live on ITV2 from 8pm. CEO…

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Sharon Watson, Photo by Richard Mordan

‘Finding your Feet’ with Sharon Watson

4 Nov 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director Sharon Watson is to speak as part of the ‘Finding Your Feet, Using Your Voice, Spreading Your Wings’ project with the Leeds Beckett University.

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