Phoenix Dance Theatre

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Classical home listening: Nino Rota, Philip Glass and Stravinsky
An all-star recording or Rota’s chamber music is a revelation

Fiona Maddocks

17, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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'Keep making, keep moving!' Phoenix Dance Theatre's new boss Dane Hurst
The dancer, who has been announced as the new artistic director of the Leeds-based company, shares his ambitions for the future

Lyndsey Winship

09, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Black Waters review – a muddied outcry against colonial horrors
Phoenix Dance Theatre’s new piece contains flashes of anguished brilliance but feels cut off from its subject matter

Sanjoy Roy

14, Feb, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Black Waters: the dance exposing Britain's colonial horror
Phoenix Dance Theatre’s show looks back to the Zong slave ship massacre and the Kālā Pānī prison torture. Three choreographers explain how they created it together

Lyndsey Winship

05, Feb, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Star debuts and happy returns: theatre, dance and comedy in 2020
Tom Stoppard gets personal, Cush Jumbo does Hamlet, Hollywood names bring everything from tragedy to comedy … plus dance confronts shame and there’s standup open heart surgery

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

02, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Notting Hill to Fatboy Slim, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

15, Feb, 2019 @9:00 AM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Funny Cow to Julian Opie, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Steve Rose, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements ,Jonathan Jones, Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

20, Apr, 2018 @11:29 AM

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Windrush review – upbeat tribute to a generation who transformed Britain
Sharon Watson’s ambitious show retraces the steps of the Caribbean passengers who landed on British shores 70 years ago

Sanjoy Roy

09, Mar, 2018 @1:48 PM

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Windrush: Movement of the People review – fresh moves off the boat
Stories of the Windrush generation of Caribbean immigrants to Britain are movingly told by Phoenix Dance Theatre

Luke Jennings

11, Feb, 2018 @8:00 AM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Black Panther to Virginia Woolf, here is our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance in the next seven days

Steve Rose, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

10, Feb, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Dancer Vanessa Vince-Pang: 'the audience’s energy feeds us'
On tour, Phoenix Dance Theatre’s performers can play several characters in a single night – you lose yourself in one role then dive into the next

Interview by David Jays

01, Dec, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Phoenix Dance Theatre review – dark, deviant fantasy … and balloons
The Leeds-based company marks 35 years with a triple bill kicking off with Caroline Finn’s Bloom, a creepily beguiling cabaret of oddities

Judith Mackrell

12, Nov, 2015 @2:09 PM

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