What’s on

“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.

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.

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.

BBC YOUNG DANCER 2019: WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THIS YEAR’S WINNER AS TOLD BY JONZI D

With one day to go until the overall winner of BBC Young Dancer 2019 is unveiled at the grand final at Birmingham Hippodrome this Saturday, we ask judge and Sadler’s Wells’ Associate Artist Jonzi D about the top five things he is looking for in a dancer.

Three reasons Israel Galván is the rock star of flamenco

Famed as “modern flamenco’s great rule breaker” (Daily Telegraph), Israel Galván is an artist known for his flare and eccentricity. In celebration of the UK premiere of La Fiesta, we look back on the ways the pioneer has bent the rules…

Go behind the scenes at Sadler’s Wells with #DancePassion

Join us on Friday 5 April as we invite you into rehearsals with extraordinary dance-makers as part of the #DancePassion live streaming day.

Damien Jalet: “It can make people uncomfortable, but I think that’s where art should go sometimes.”

The Olivier Award-winning choreographer on trusting your intuition, dance as the language of witchcraft, and flooding the Sadler’s Wells stage for the UK premiere of Vessel.