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Sharon Watson Recognised at the Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards

23 May 2016

On Friday 20th May 2016 Sharon Watson was recognised for her achievements in business at the Sue Ryder Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards. Celebrating the awards 30th anniversary at New Dock Hall in Leeds, women from all across Yorkshire gathered together to celebrate their achievements, whilst also raising money for Sue Ryder, a charity that provides compassionate care to people with end of…

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Autumn Tour Dates Announced

9 May 2016

Phoenix Dance Theatre is delighted to announce its upcoming Autumn tour dates for the Company’s diverse Triple Bill 2016 as part of their continued 35 anniversary celebrations. Works by choreographers Itzik Galili, Kate Flatt, Sharon Watson and Caroline Finn will be performed in triple bills which vary from venue to venue. In a fitting commemoration of the 400 anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, his timeless themes…

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Wired Aerial Theatre Commission Sharon Watson

9 May 2016

Phoenix Dance Theatre is thrilled to announce, Sharon Watson has been commissioned to create a new work for acclaimed Wired Aerial Theatre touring across the UK this summer! SLICE is a seamless synergy of sublime contemporary dance and gravity-defying aerial technique. Featuring a cast of four dancers the piece explores identity and our territorial impulses through a series of quartets, duets and solos. Soaring…

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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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