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No judges, just dancing. Join Anton du Beke and Erin Boag from BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing' in a glamorous celebration of Ballroom and Latin song and dance.
Choreographer Max Diakok combines Guadeloupean Gwoka dance and Hip Hop to question our modern society and its alienations in his new show adapted from The Conference of the Birds by Persian poet Farid Al-Din-Attar.
Formed in 2007, in memory of a dear friend, the dance troupe consists of eleven members from East London and the Essex area. Diversity are really one big family. They are made up of three sets of brothers: Ashley and Jordan Banjo, Ian, Jamie and Matthew McNaughton, Sam and Mitchell Craske. They are complemented by four of their best friends: Terry Smith, Ike Ezekwugo, Warren Russell and Perri Luc Kiely.
The tour will see Diversity performing exclusively choreographed routines based on their ITV special.
In the gothic fairy tale, an eccentric inventor dies before completing his latest creation, a boy who, left with only scissors for hands, must find his own way in a strange suburban world. A new adaptation of the classic Tim Burton motion picture.
Arno Schuitemaker's work fuses movements, images, voice and sound with a novel perspective, pulsating rhythm and inventive lighting to expose the manifold strength of the moving body. Riveting and physically arresting.
Based on Irish folklore, this classic tale of Good vs. Evil, expressed through the universal language of dance, has thrilled audiences worldwide and catapulted Irish dance to a new dimension and unprecedented worldwide acclaim. As the story unfolds, the Little Spirit travels through time to help the Lord of the Dance protect his people from the challenge of Don Dorcha, the Dark Lord. As this evil dark power challenges the hero, the incredible adventure continues, drawing its audience into a mythical universe of love, danger, and desire.
An evening of contemporary, dynamic and exciting dance. An evening of contemporary dance from new, dynamic and exciting choreographers and dancers. Supported by a new Artist scheme led by MDI and Dance Manchester with Unity, Contact, University of Salford and The Lowry and the to strengthen artist development and dance production in North West England.
A hard-working but poor shoemaker struggles to earn enough money to support his family. The kind-hearted man decides to give his final pair of shoes, all he has left in the world, to a poor lady in need of help. The next morning the shoemaker awakes to find that his last piece of leather has been transformed into the most magnificent pair of shoes overnight. He discovers that not only are the shoes beautiful; they are also magical. Who is the mysterious maker of these marvellous shoes? Retelling the famous Brothers Grimm story, Elves & the Shoemaker is the perfect opportunity to introduce your little ones to the magic of live ballet, music and theatre. Age 3+. Running time: approx 40mins
Physical dance theatre. A comic book comes to life in highly physical dance theatre. What might a superhero look like in today's troubled world? Four superheroes are caught in a series of conflicts which are both personal, and intricately political.
Audiences will experience Strictly's glitz, glamour and breathtaking choreography in this supersized arena spectacular as some of the celebrities and professional dancers from the hugely anticipated twelfth BBC series take to the dance floor to recreate their dazzling moves.
Changing the channel with a wave of the hand. Turning lights on with the click of a finger. Technology and its continual advancements affect and influence our lives every day. As a society, we are more reliant upon systems which are manufactured to ensure that our lives are less complicated. How does this use of technology affect our existence and assist to forge or break relationships? For this production, we've asked professional choreographers to explore the use of technology within theatre, encompassing a range of dance genres. You will see how technology can be used to define sensations and feelings, or used to create effects which enhance the choreographic concept. Ultimately, this production aims to answer; Can the use of enhanced technological systems influence movement and can it be incorporated within dance?
Paul McCartney Auditorium
A hilarious, fast-paced, passionate and poignant piece of physical theatre which explores the vast world and culture of romantic love: from chance encounters to hidden desires, and emotional extremes to the science of romance, the piece discovers the flesh and philosophy behind what makes our hearts beat faster. The show combines Tmesis trademark physicality and an ensemble of performers, with text from long term collaborator and award winning writer, Chris Fittock, stunning visuals and an original score.