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Christopher Bruce's Shadows

Christopher Bruce’s Shadows

13 Feb 2015

Christopher created a new work, Shadows for our Mixed Programme 2015. Christopher Bruce is a dance legend. His previous association with Rambert Dance Company [now just Rambert] as a dancer, choreographer and, ultimately, artistic director, established his formidable reputation world-wide. His work features in the repertoire of many major companies. Sharon Watson, artistic director of Phoenix Dance Theatre, is therefore…

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Black Dance Archives Exhibition in Leeds

Black Dance Archives Exhibition in Leeds

8 Feb 2015

We are thrilled that during our premiere run at West Yorkshire Playhouse 11-14th February, there will be an exhibition from Black Dance Archives, featuring Phoenix, RJC Dance, and many other dancers who contributed so heavily to contemporary dance in the UK.  The exhibition then moves to Yorkshire Dance 16th – 25th February. The British Black Dance Archives project, funded by…

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Mixed Programme 2015

Mixed Programme 2015

6 Jan 2015

Mixed Programme 2015 – Two world premieres and a double bill by Christopher Bruce, CBE.   For its Spring 2015 season Phoenix Dance Theatre, under Artistic Director Sharon Watson, proudly presents a trademark mixed bill, featuring four works. The 10-venue tour kicks-off at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds on 11 February and concludes at Northern Stage Newcastle on 28 May, with…

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Phoenix Dance Theatre at the Royal Opera House

Phoenix Dance Theatre at the Royal Opera House

26 Nov 2014

Phoenix Dance Theatre proudly presents it’s London 2014 season, featuring a double bill by Christopher Bruce CBE including Shadows, a brand new work created especially for Phoenix Dance Theatre and a restaging of Christopher’s energetic study of life in the 1940’s, Shift. Having choreographed works for leading dance companies across the globe, this is the first time that Phoenix will…

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