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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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The Goldsmiths’ Company support Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Undivided Loves

Phoenix Commissions New Work with Support from The Goldsmiths’ Company

19 Nov 2015

The Goldsmiths’ Company, one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London, has provided a £3,000 grant to Leeds-based Phoenix Dance Theatre to help fund Undivided Loves. The new dance piece, which commemorates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, is part of Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Triple Bill 2016 tour. Co-commissioned by Phoenix Dance Theatre, the longest standing…

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ResTec Phoenix Dance Theatre Photo by Brian Slater

Phoenix bring 180 dancers together to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS

17 Nov 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre is to present an evening of work to commemorate people affected by AIDS and HIV as part of a series of events taking place around the country for World AIDS Day. ResTec, due to take place Friday 27 November, is one of three annual youth dance platforms held by Phoenix Dance Theatre at the Stanley & Audrey…

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