With thanks to all our supporters

Phoenix Dance Theatre Principal Funders

Arts Council England | Leeds City Council

Core Supporters

The Liz & Terry Bramall Charitable Trust | The Emerald Foundation | John Ellerman Foundation | The Leche Trust| The Fenton Arts Trust | The Radcliffe Trust | Hinrichsen Foundation | Leeds Inspired

Production Supporters


The creation of the new dance work “Calyx” by new choreographer Sandrine Monin was funded by Fenton Arts Trust and Leche Trust.

The original music score for the dance work “Calyx” composed by Roberto Rusconi was funded by The Radcliffe Trust and the Hinrichsen Foundation.

The original music score for the dance work “Windrush: Movement of the people” will be composed by Gary Crosby. Phoenix Dance Theatre gratefully acknowledges support from PRS for Music Foundation’s Open Grant for supporting the composition of this new music score.

Access & Education Supporters

The Leverhulme Trust | The Wellcome Trust | Big Lottery Fund (Awards for All) | Leeds Short Breaks Partnership | Schools Partnership Trust Academies | Paul Hamlyn Foundation | The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust | The Evan Cornish Foundation | The Zurich Community Trust| Sportivate | Creative Employment Programme | The Apprentice Grant Fund |

Partner schools & colleges: Cockburn School, Leeds | Leeds City College | Horsforth Newlaithes Primary School | Co-operative Academy of Leeds | David Young Community Academy | Hovingham Primary School | The Dance Space, Doncaster |

Supporters Circles

Artistic Director’s Supporter’s Circle:
Peter Claydon | Michael Buckingham

Choreographer’s Supporters Circle:
Dennis Hardy | Simon Kamstra | Tim Ellidge | Ann Wallis | Dr. Patrick E Belshaw | Mr. A. Wilson | Simon Kidd |

Dancer’s Circle:
Michael Wimbs | Stephanie Ogden |  Brian Daniels  | Lesley Jackson | Jane Fontana | P.M. Sinclair | The Pang Family | Paul Goulden | Bernard Atha

Phoenix has launched a number of Supporters Circles with exclusive benefits for individual donors. For a list of benefits and full details of how to join see our Support Us page

Phoenix Patrons:

Robert Cohan

David Lascelles, Earl of Harewood

Thanks To:

Black Dance Archives | Leeds Beckett University | CapeUK | ADAD | Art Forms | Education Leeds Extended Services | Garforth Arts Festival | Northern Ballet | Northern School of Contemporary Dance | O’Brien & Co Auditors | Rural Arts | University of Leeds | Yorkshire Dance |

Support Us

For over three decades Phoenix Dance Theatre has performed, educated and inspired people across the globe, often taking dance to people who have never experienced the Arts live before. This work could not have been achieved without the generous support of individuals, trusts and businesses.

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