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Award winning composer announced for major new dance piece  

Award winning composer announced for major new dance piece  

20 Jul 2017

Phoenix Dance Theatre are delighted to announce a new collaboration with renowned jazz musician and composer Gary Crosby, generously funded by the PRS for Music Foundation’s Open Grant. Gary Crosby will create an original music score for Windrush: Movement of the People a major new 40-minute, multi-disciplinary dance piece by Artistic Director Sharon Watson, that will premiere at West Yorkshire Playhouse in…

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Phoenix champions female talent as dancer wins two national awards

11 Jul 2017

Sandrine Monin, dancer and choreographer for Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds has recently won not one, but two national awards from One Dance UK, the lead industry body for dance and dance education. Sandrine has been identified by her peers as future dance leader to be awarded the Mentoring Programme award, a funded professional development opportunity for 10 mid-career dance artists…

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Phoenix at Home 2017

Phoenix at Home 2017

23 May 2017

Phoenix at Home: A Celebration of Female Choreography 27 – 30 September 2017 at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre in Leeds. The acclaimed Phoenix Dance Theatre, led by Artistic Director and Yorkshire Woman of the Year, Sharon Watson, are back for their seventh annual home performance to champion the exceptional female talent within the company. Expect to see a…

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Autumn tour now on sale

Autumn tour now on sale

15 May 2017

Phoenix Dance Theatre is delighted to announce its upcoming Autumn tour which includes three thrilling dances in one performance: Calyx, explores beauty, duplicity, decadence and eroticism. A new commission by company dancer Sandrine Monin and composer Roberto Rusconi, this exciting and unsettling work is inspired by the poems of renowned French poet Charles Baudelaire. Beast, a powerful and unforgettable piece by Leeds based…

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