News: Lawrence Batley Theatre announces Locked down. Locked in. But living

Following the success of their online plays, The Understudy and Nigel Slater’s ‘Toast’, The Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield has announced that it has commissioned three critically acclaimed, UK dance companies to create three, site specific works for camera. Available to watch online, ticketholders will enjoy two contemporary dance solos and a short ballet. Featuring choreography by Jordan James Bridge... Continue Reading →

News: Dance Umbrella cancels 2020 festival

Dance Umbrella, London’s annual celebration of contemporary dance and performance, has announced the cancellation of the October 2020 festival. Artistic Director & Chief Executive Emma Gladstone said: “We have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Dance Umbrella. It is clear that we cannot deliver the festival for audiences, artists, venue partners or funders at... 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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