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Nadine Senior

A Tribute to Nadine Senior MBE

28 Jan 2016

Nadine Senior MBE 4 October 1939 to 28 January 2016 It is with great pain and sadness we announce the passing of Nadine Senior and pay a heartfelt tribute to an extraordinary woman. The long history of Phoenix Dance Theatre begins with Nadine. Her unwavering support for the Company was the inspiration that underscored the spirit and driving force of…

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Dance Training Bursaries Continue Thanks to Leverhulme Trust Award

15 Dec 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre is to be awarded £34,200 from the Leverhulme Trust to fund full and half bursaries for students to attend to their high-quality dance training academy for the next three years. Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Access and Education department has an outstanding reputation for dance education, teaching young people and adults from all over the UK for the last…

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Sharon Watson Nominated at the Yorkshire Choice Awards

30 Nov 2015

We are thrilled to announce that Phoenix’s Artistic Director Sharon Watson has been nominated for a Yorkshire Choice Award as Inspirational Individual of the Year! The Yorkshire Choice Awards will recognise local people and independent businesses that are an inspiration in their field. The categories cover a wide range of backgrounds and skill sets, yet they all have one thing…

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Time to Shine

Time to Shine: Phoenix to Help Combat Loneliness

25 Nov 2015

Six Leeds arts organisations have been working in partnership with Leeds Older People’s Forum to address the social isolation of older people in the region as part of a six-year programme Time to Shine, funded through Big Lottery Ageing Better. Time to Shine: Young at Arts brings together the Leeds Education Arts Forum (LEAF), including Leeds Grand Theatre & City…

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