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Composer announced for major new dance piece  

Composer announced for major new dance piece  

20 Jan 2018

Phoenix Dance Theatre are delighted to announce a new collaboration with Christella Litras, generously funded by the PRS for Music Foundation’s Open Grant. Christella will create an original music score for Windrush: Movement of the People, a major new multi-disciplinary dance piece by Artistic Director Sharon Watson, that will premiere at West Yorkshire Playhouse on 7 February 2018. The Windrush dance production celebrates the 70thanniversary…

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Spring 2018 Season Announced

Spring 2018 Season Announced

13 Dec 2017

Phoenix Dance Theatre has announced details of its spring 2018 season, which includes the much anticipated world premiere of Windrush: Movement of the People by Artistic Director, Sharon Watson. The company will tour this new production as part of a mixed programme that continues to demonstrate the company’s internationally respected athletic power. The programme includes Calyx by Sandrine Monin –…

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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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