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Sandrine Monin Particle Velocity Photo by Richard Moran

Phoenix Make Internal Commission in Support of Emerging Female Choreographers

29 Apr 2016

Phoenix Dance Theatre is thrilled to announce its very first internal commission under the directorship of Sharon Watson. Company Dancer Sandrine Monin has been commissioned to choreograph her first full length piece for the company for the 2017 touring season. Sandrine was given the opportunity to show her creative abilities following a successful process during the Company’s inaugural Choreographers and…

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Phoenix Dance Theatre in Search of New Dance Talent

28 Apr 2016

Auditions will be held for our highly acclaimed Youth Academy this June. Phoenix Youth Academy offers a high-quality training programme for talented young dancers (aged 13-19 years) interested in pursuing dance as a career. Students meet twice per week, developing their contemporary dance technique through working with recognised choreographers and Phoenix Dance Theatre’s company dancers. Phoenix Youth Academy is dedicated to…

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Give 35 for 35 Years – The Online Story

20 Apr 2016

Back in February, Phoenix Dance Theatre launched its biggest ever fundraising campaign in an effort to raise £50,000 as part of the company’s 35th birthday celebrations. Our campaign began on Wednesday 17th February, with a special launch event taking place at the West Yorkshire Playhouse for the premiere of the Triple Bill tour 2016. To find out a little bit…

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A step change for dance in the Greater North

A step change for dance in the Greater North

13 Apr 2016

Last night in Leeds, dance partners from across the city and the wider North region unveiled plans for the Leeds Dance Partnership at an event held at the Quarry Hill home of Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre. Key stakeholders from across the region and industry were gathered together as exciting new plans were outlined that look set to put Leeds on the…

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