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Award winning composer announced for major new dance piece  

Award winning composer announced for major new dance piece  

20 Oct 2017

Phoenix Dance Theatre are delighted to announce a new collaboration with renowned jazz musician and composer Gary Crosby, generously funded by the PRS for Music Foundation’s Open Grant. Gary Crosby will create an original music score for Windrush: Movement of the People a major new 40-minute, multi-disciplinary dance piece by Artistic Director Sharon Watson, that will premiere at West Yorkshire Playhouse in…

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Phoenix champions female talent as dancer wins two national awards

11 Jul 2017

Sandrine Monin, dancer and choreographer for Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds has recently won not one, but two national awards from One Dance UK, the lead industry body for dance and dance education. Sandrine has been identified by her peers as future dance leader to be awarded the Mentoring Programme award, a funded professional development opportunity for 10 mid-career dance artists…

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Countdown to Phoenix at Home 2017

Countdown to Phoenix at Home 2017

23 May 2017

The countdown is on for this year’s Phoenix at Home, with a performance that celebrates the exceptional female talent within the company. Led by Artistic Director and Yorkshire Woman of the Year, Sharon Watson, the evening promises to be a vibrant showcase of dance championing the work of its own female choreographers. “Last year there was much discussion around the…

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Autumn tour  - last chance to see

Autumn tour – last chance to see

15 May 2017

York Theatre Royal 25 – 26 October 2017, 7.30pm Book Now > Buxton Opera House 31 October 2017, 7.30pm  Book now>  Bridlington Spa 7 November 2017, 7.30pm Book now> Malvern Theatre 14 November 2017, 7.45pm Book now> Barnsley Civic  17 November 2017, 7.30pm  Book now>   “A sparky, mischievous quintet that fuses self-generated and manipulated sound effects with juicy and at…

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