Reviews

Luke Jennings for The Observer 2015

Luke Jennings for The Observer 2015

Leeds-based Phoenix Dance Theatre know that they can’t take their audience for granted, and director Sharon Watson strives to deliver consistently challenging but approachable evenings of new dance. The company’s current mixed programme is typically wide-ranging. Read on…

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Vicki Pipe for Everything Theatre 2015

Vicki Pipe for Everything Theatre 2015

Stunning dancing and choreography. Interesting themes and topics. Visually striking. A must see for any contemporary dance fan. Amazing choreography. Beautifully performed. Meticulous production. Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Mixed Programme 2015 consists of four separate contemporary dance works by three individual choreographers. Whilst each had a strong and distinctive style, I felt the programme was extremely well balanced. The strategic inclusion…

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Phil Hopkins for The Yorkshire Times 2015

Phil Hopkins for The Yorkshire Times 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre is like nouvelle cuisine, an exquisite culinary experience for the eyes and palate that is sure to leave a lasting impression. This most durable of companies has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1981 when a bunch of talented black lads felt they had something to say to the world…….then they brought in women……then…

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Dawn Smallwood for The Public Reviews 2015

Dawn Smallwood for The Public Reviews 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre opens 2015 with their exciting mixed programme premiering at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.  The company prides in collaborating with professionals to produce diverse new works of which four are presented in this programme. Read on…

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