News: Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker to be staged in Birmingham this December

Following last week’s sold-out performances of Lazuli Sky, Birmingham Royal Ballet and Birmingham Repertory Theatre are excited to announce a specially adapted production of the classic Christmas fairytale The Nutcracker, which will run at The REP from 14 – 22 December 2020. This new adaptation of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s much-loved production of The Nutcracker will bring the family favourite to The... Continue Reading →

Review: Wait For Me, online

When the idea for new British dance musical Wait For Me first came about, writer Sam Cassidy envisaged it as a stage show. Of course nothing in 2020 has gone to plan, but thankfully the production has been reimagined as a digital production, now streaming on InPlayer.  Wait For Me, which is directed and choreographed... Continue Reading →

News: Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! postponed

New Adventures has announced that the forthcoming 2020/2021 National tour and the 2020/2021 Christmas season at Sadler’s Wells of Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! has been postponed until 2021/2022. Recent events and the inevitable knock-on effect these have had to the production’s schedule, coupled with the fact that the industry continues to wait for confirmation as to when theatres... Continue Reading →

News: Constella launch urgent initiative to support isolated care home residents and struggling artists

Constella, the world’s only dedicated opera-ballet company, have launched Connecting Stars. Their initiative aims to alleviate two urgent problems presented by the Covid-19 pandemic: loneliness amongst care home residents isolated from their support network and the immense financial difficulties faced by artists whose industry has come to a standstill. Through free one-to-one virtual concerts some... Continue Reading →

News: Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures announces Reel Adventures including broadcast premieres on Sky Arts

New Adventures are delighted to announce A Festival of Classics as part of their Reel Adventures online programme bringing the adventures to you; including a series of Broadcast Premieres on Sky TV and rare screenings of some of Matthew Bourne’s most beloved productions. On Sunday 19 April at 8.00pm Sky Arts will be screening the Broadcast Premiere... Continue Reading →

News: BBC Arts to stream a new short dance film by Corey Baker Dance

Birmingham based company Corey Baker Dance, run by award-winning choreographer/director Corey Baker, has created a new short film titled Spaghetti Junction.  The film will receive its world premiere screening through BBC’s Culture in Quarantine on 22 April from 07.00 BST for Earth Day to raise awareness of the impact of climate change. Shot beneath Birmingham’s famous Spaghetti Junction, the film features Gus Payne and... Continue Reading →

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