SW Voices: Tiegan Hummerston

Tiegan Hummerston joined us in September 2016 on an apprenticeship placement, working at Sadler’s Wells for four days

A Guide to The Trocks

You don’t have to be a ballet expert to enjoy the wonder that is The Trocks, but a little ballet knowledge will go a long way to helping you enjoy some of the more esoteric humour. Here’s a little run down of the ballets that the troupe will be taking on, to get you started.

NATALIA OSIPOVA’S BEST BALLET MOMENTS

When it comes to the world of classical ballet, Natalia Osipova is perhaps one of the most recognisable names and critically acclaimed dancers of her generation. Hailed as a peerless talent and a perfectionist of her craft, her glittering ballet career began with the Bolshoi Ballet at just 18 years old, before becoming a guest

Crystal Pite to be honoured at 61st annual Dance Magazine Awards

We were thrilled to hear the news that Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Crystal Pite is to be honoured

Jefta van Dinther: “It was a very beautiful but estranging experience, seeing my living body”

Choreographer and dancer Jefta van Dinther is known for creating striking sensorial illusions. Ahead of the UK premiere of his new work, Dark Field Analysis, we caught up with Jefta in Gothenburg to find out more about the creation of this intimate and voyeuristic piece. What inspired you to create Dark Field Analysis? There were two

A behind-the-scenes look at Wilkie Branson’s digital craftsmanship

TOM is a dance for camera installation created by award-winning choreographer and film-maker Wilkie Branson, a Sadler’s Wells New Wave Associate. This cutting-edge new work receives its world premiere in November as one of our landmark 20th anniversary commissions, and new performances have just been added due to popular demand. We spoke to Wilkie to find out more

Full Programme Announced for Natalia Osipova’s Pure Dance

Multi-award-winning superstar ballerina Natalia Osipova returns to Sadler’s Wells with a new production and world premiere, from Wednesday

Pierre Rigal: “It’s my job to catch all the surprises”

This September, Breakin’ Convention brings the work of French choreographer Pierre Rigal to the stage, fusing contemporary and hip hop styles in Scandale. We spoke to Pierre to find out more. You studied mathematical economics and cinema as well as being a top athlete specialising in 400m hurdles!! How did you end up becoming a

NYDC and Corali deliver inclusive workshops inspired by dance film

Last summer, National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) teamed with Corali Dance Company to create a short dance film.

Sadler’s Wells nominated for Most Welcoming Theatre Award

At Sadler’s Wells, we understand that the theatre experience of our audiences consists of more than what takes

Sadler’s Wells and partners celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage

Together with our partners in the East Bank project, Sadler’s Wells hosted a free event in Stratford on 22 July, celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage. Held at Here East, Open Doors: Vote 100  was co-curated and jointly delivered by us alongside the BBC, the Smithsonian Institution, UAL’s London College of Fashion, University College London and

Young artists bring hip-hop lyrics to life

This weekend was the culmination of Graffical, a project run by our Breakin’ Convention team and funded by Islington Council’s Summerversity programme. For four days, participants aged between 13 and 21 had explored different aspects of hip-hop lyricism aided by three mentors: the poet and art educator Poetcurious, the rapper Reveal and the graffiti artist

BEHIND THE SCENES ON BOTIS SEVA’S NEW CHANNEL 4 DANCE FILM

Random Acts returns to Channel 4 this summer with a new series of short films including Reach, which will be broadcast at midnight on Tuesday 7 August. Director Billy Boyd Cape collaborates with dancer and choreographer Botis Seva’s hip-hop theatre collective Far From The Norm to explore themes of love, abandonment and fatherhood in this

Our Top 5 Cuban Dance Moments on Strictly

Our sizzling new musical, Carmen La Cubana, explodes onto the Sadler’s Wells stage this August in a brand new twist on one of the most famous operas ever created. As we prepare to throw on our Cuban heels and measure out the mojitos for a spectacular evening of entertainment at the theatre this summer, we

Our all-time favourite Carmens

Ruthless, seductive and free-spirited – the character of Carmen continues to enthral audiences worldwide. As we prepare to