SADLER’S WELLS ENGAGES YOUNG PEOPLE IN DANCE WITH FREE SUMMER SCHOOLS

We believe dance has a vital and transformative role to play in education. This International Youth Day, we speak to some of the young people that took part in our summer school programmes to ask about their experience.

YOUNG EAST LONDONERS DIVE INTO SADLER’S WELLS’ CAREER IMMERSION DAY

The future of the arts and culture sector, and the wider creative industries, rests on the development of young people. We look back at what happened when we met with the industry’s new creative talent…

“Each piece is like one side of a coin”: Young Associates on Together, not the same

We speak to our Young Associates Christopher Thomas and Ruby Portus about the creative journey behind the production, their personal development on the programme and what the future holds as they continue in their dance-making careers.

Botis Seva: “We should feel the power of all of them on stage.”

We speak to the Olivier Award-winning choreographer and Guest Artistic Director of NYDC about giving young people a voice through dance.

INSPIRING A NEW GENERATION OF THEATRE PROFESSIONALS

On #InspiringFutureTheatreDay, we take a look at the ways in which Sadler’s Wells is working to inspire and equip young people to access opportunities and discover career routes in theatre, and hear from some of the young talent that we are supporting into the industry.

SADLER’S WELLS JOINS MAYOR OF LONDON FOR EAST BANK GROUND BREAKING

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan hailed “the biggest investment in our city in culture and education for more than a century” as we joined him in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the East Bank ground breaking ceremony.

SADLER’S WELLS HOSTS ART AND HUMAN RIGHTS TALK

Sadler’s Wells hosted a free public talk exploring the relationship between art and human rights on the first day of Fly The Flag week, part of a nationwide campaign marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

A Fairy Tale for The Greatest Dancer

Step Change Studios returns to the Lilian Baylis Studio at Sadler’s Wells to present Fairy Tales, a ballroom-inspired show bringing together disabled and non-disabled artists through the universal medium of dance. We spoke to new cast member Andrew Self about preparing for his Sadler’s Wells debut and his passion for dance.

National Youth Dance Company announces Guest Artistic Directors for 2019 – 2021

Our resident National Youth Dance Company, home to some of the country’s brightest young dance talent, has appointed its next two Guest Artistic Directors: Russell Maliphant in 2019-20 and Alesandra Seutin in 2020-21.

SW VOICES: GIGI GIANNELLA

In this month’s instalment, we speak to Duty House Manager Gigi Giannella about working in Front of House, his creative ventures at Sadler’s Wells and the inspiration behind them.

#WORLDENVIRONMENTDAY: 5 WAYS WE’RE MAKING SADLER’S WELLS A GREENER PLACE

On World Environment Day, we reflect on the ever-present issue of climate change, highlighting the ways in which we strive to promote the preservation of our environment while sustaining creativity within the sector and society at large.

SARA BARAS: “I DON’T KNOW LIFE WITHOUT DANCING”

Hailed as the Queen of Flamenco, Sara Baras has been dancing for over 30 years, converting audiences worldwide to the magic of flamenco by balancing passion with precision. Now she’s challenging gender stereotypes within the art form. Ahead of her return to our stage for Flamenco Festival London 2019, we catch up with Sara.

Introducing ‘Dance Mama Live!’ with Lucy McCrudden

We speak to founder and dance specialist Lucy McCrudden about the inspiration behind Dance Mama and what we can expect from the platform’s first-of-its-kind event coming to Sadler’s Wells on 3 June.

BREAKIN’ CONVENTION TO STRENGTHEN HIP HOP SECTOR WITH NATIONAL PROGRAMME

Sadler’s Wells Breakin’ Convention is set to deliver a three-year national programme to strengthen the hip hop sector thanks to a grant from Arts Council England.

A look back at Get Creative Festival 2019

We take a look back at the Get Creative Festival through the eyes of our inspiring workshop attendees, and ask how dance has helped them to explore and embrace their creativity.