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20 moments for 20 years

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the current Sadler’s Wells building – a place where artists and audiences come together to create and experience dance; to take part, learn, experiment and be inspired. As we embark on our next chapter, we reflect on some of the highlights of an eventful two decades, and the moments

Dansathon 2018: London winners announced

A dance project that aims to humanise technology, masterminded by team ‘Digital Umbilical’, was named as the London

World Architecture Day interview with Roger Spence

In October 1998 after two years of reconstruction, a brand new Sadler’s Wells opened its doors to the public. This was a Herculean feat in the short time given, and served as a flagship model for National Lottery-funded public arts projects. In celebration of the building’s upcoming 20th anniversary and coinciding with World Architecture Day

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