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Message In A Bottle: announcing the cast and creatives

An exceptional cast of dancers and a multi-award winning creative team come together for Message In A Bottle, the hotly anticipated new dance theatre show by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince, set to the music of 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting. A Sadler’s Wells and Universal Music UK production, Message In A Bottle receives its

Ivan Blackstock: “Hip hop artists are in a constant rush. This is an opportunity to experience an actual creative process.”

We speak to hip hop choreographer and Open Art Surgery mentor Ivan Blackstock, delving into a day in the life of Breakin’ Convention’s artist development programme.

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.

“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.

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.