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Touch Wood

Alumni round up – September 2019

The Place presents Touch Wood, a platform for Choreodrome artists to present a sketch of work which is in its conception, from 3 – 6 September. The programme includes new work by graduates:

  • Space Invaders (working title) by Ruby Portus (LCDS & NSCD) on 3 September
  • Gay Gardens by Thick and Tight, with dancers Daniel Hay-Gordon and Eleanor Perry (Rambert), on 5 September
  • Well Lit by Duckworth & Persson, with dancer and choreographer Anders Duckworth (LCDS), on 6 September
  • IONCEWAS, choreographed by Eva Recacha and Lauren Potter (LCDS) and performed by Lauren Potter, on 6 September.

New English Ballet Theatre perform at Sadler’s Wells from 4 – 6 September. The company features dancers Marianne Allen and Aitor Viscarolasaga Lopez (Central).

Charlie Cox (BOVTS) makes his Broadway debut in Betrayal at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, playing from 5 September.

Northern Ballet present Three Short Ballets at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre 5 -7 September and Doncaster Cast 10 & 11 September. The company features dancers Rachael Gillespie, Ashley Dixon, Hannah Bateman, Harriet Marden, Harris Beattie, Ayca Anil, Matthew Morrell, and Julie Nunes (Central).

Jonzi D (LCDS), Artistic Director of Breakin’ Convention, presents Open Art Surgery at Sadler’s Wells on 7 September and Breakin’ Convention Presents on 27 – 28 September.

Gracefool Collective (NSCD) present This Is Not A Wedding at the Gala Theatre, Durham, on 11 – 12 September.

Stuart Waters (NSCD) presents ROCKBOTTOM at The Place on 12 September.

Dilek Rose (BOVTS) features in Reasons to Stay Alive at Sheffield Theatres Studio Theatre, from 13 – 28 September.

Eliot Smith (LCDS) presents Portraits of Courage at Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle, on 18 September. The company features dancers Gemma Paganelli, Giacomo Pini (LCDS), Adam Davies (Central), Victoria Winter (NSCD) and Niall Tyzack-Carlin (Rambert).

Christopher Schutt (BOVTS) is Sound Designer for Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp at the Royal Court, 18 September – 12 October.

English National Ballet perform at Sadler’s Wells on 18 – 28 September. The company features dancer Sarah Kundi (Central).

Candoco present Double Bill at Sick Festival at The Lowry, Salford, on 18 & 19 September. The company features dancers Toke Strandby and Fabian Jackson (NSCD).

Pedro Leandro (BOVTS) features in A View from the Bridge at York Theatre Royal, playing 20 September – 12 October.

James Wilton (LCDS) presents The Storm, touring this month to Birmingham MAC and Hurst Festival. The company features dancers Sarah Jane Taylor, Sean Monroe (LCDS) and Jacob Lang (Rambert).

Artistic Director and choreographer Paul Chantry (Central) presents Alice – Wonderland Through The Looking Glass, touring this month to Guildhall Arts Centre, The Swan Theatre, and Waterside Arts Centre.

Fantasia by Artistic Director and choreographer Rosie Kay (LCDS) opens at Birmingham Hippodrome, 25 – 26 September. The cast features dancer Carina Howard (Rambert).

Amy Bell (LCDS) presents The Forecast at The Place on 26 September.

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