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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

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

Our all-time favourite Carmens

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

A teachers’ workshop with Hofesh Shechter Company

Charlotte Conroy Legge teaches GCSE dance at Bohunt School in Liphook, Hampshire. She recently took part in a teachers’ workshop we delivered with the company of our Associate Artist Hofesh Shechter, who returned to our stage this month with his latest work Grand Finale. Here, Charlotte shares her thoughts about the experience. “As a dance