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Phoenix Dance Theatre & Opera North announce choreographer for The Rite of Spring

Phoenix Dance Theatre & Opera North announce choreographer for The Rite of Spring

16 Oct 2018

JEANGUY SAINTUS TO CHOREOGRAPH HIS FIRST WORK FOR A UK DANCE COMPANY Phoenix Dance Theatre and national opera company Opera North have today announced they are to work with internationally acclaimed choreographer Jeanguy SAINTUS on their reworked production of Stravinsksy’s The Rite of Spring in what will be his first work with a UK dance company. The two Leeds-based companies…

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Sharon Watson Awarded Northern School of Contemporary Dance Honorary Fellowship

Sharon Watson Awarded Northern School of Contemporary Dance Honorary Fellowship

24 Sep 2018

Each year, the Northern School of Contemporary Dance acknowledges individuals contributing to the school and the cultural environment. This year, the award was given to Phoenix Dance Theatre Artistic Director Sharon Watson. Sharon studied and later taught at the institution. “I am delighted to receive this accolade as my connection with the Northern School of Contemporary Dance stretches back to…

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Phoenix Dance Theatre Auditions 2018

Phoenix Dance Theatre Auditions 2018

29 Aug 2018

Phoenix Dance Theatre, under the Artistic Direction of Sharon Watson, is holding an audition for an experienced male or female dancer (with a minimum of two years professional experience) to work with the acclaimed company from January 2019. Please send your CV with show reel and photos to recruitment@phoenixdancetheatre.co.uk by 5pm on 4 November 2018. Successful applicants will be notified…

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NEW FUNDING FOR PHOENIX DANCE THEATRE’S CHOREOGRAPHERS AND COMPOSERS LAB 2019

NEW FUNDING FOR PHOENIX DANCE THEATRE’S CHOREOGRAPHERS AND COMPOSERS LAB 2019

27 Jun 2018

Phoenix Dance Theatre will be hosting its second Choreographers and Composers Lab in summer 2019 at its studios in Leeds, thanks to funding from the Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Leeds Dance Partnership. Led by Artistic Director Sharon Watson, the lab is an opportunity for the next generation of artists to work collaboratively, innovate, and develop new ways of working in…

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