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Everything you need to know about the new production choreographed by Kate Prince, set to the music of Sting

Sadler’s Wells and Universal Music UK have announced a new dance theatre production by Associate Artist Kate Prince, set to the iconic music of multi-Grammy award-winning artist, Sting, and co-produced with Birmingham Hippodrome and The Lowry. The spectacular production will include hits from across Sting’s catalogue, including Every Breath You Take, Roxanne, Every Little Thing She

SHIZUKA HARIU: THE ARCHITECT OF DANCE

In the early 2000s, an architecture student from Japan visited Sadler’s Wells for the first time and fell in love with the theatre. What she saw was Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s iconic dance piece, Rain, in which designer Jan Versweyveld hangs a wall of ropes around the stage. His idea was simple, but the overall

A Beginner’s Guide to Bharatanatyam – Darbar Voices

What are the themes behind bharatanatyam? How did the dance style get its name? In our final instalment

Our favourite Snowmen in film

Whether they melt your heart or give you the chills, snowmen are an enduring fixture on the big

A guide to the music of Bharatanatyam – Darbar Voices

Welcome to Darbar Voices, a four part blog series delving into the world of Indian classical dance in celebration of Darbar Festival, which returns to Sadler’s Wells in November with a dance programme curated by Akram Khan. Discover more about this discipline and hear directly from the artists and experts working in the field as

Memories of Ghost Dances

Originally choreographed for Rambert Dance Company in 1981, Christopher Bruce’s Ghost Dances has seen enduring success as one of the companies most popular pieces and a lasting political relevance that still resonates with audiences today. As Rambert prepare to restage Bruce’s iconic dance piece at Sadler’s Wells for its final London performances, we speak to

QUIZ: What Show Should I See at Sadler’s Wells in Spring 2019?

A new season of world-class dance has just been announced for spring 2019 including shows from internationally renowned artists and companies including Damien Jalet and Kohei Nawa, San Francisco Ballet and Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures! From hip hop to ballet, stages flooded with water and shows influenced by brass bands, The Beatles and Björk –

The enduring story of Layla and Majnun: 3 key works

The ancient and beloved story of Layla and Majnun is a cornerstone of Middle Eastern folklore. Often compared

A short introduction to ‘Neurochoreography’ by Matthias Sperling

No need to worry: ‘neurochoreography’ isn’t a real thing! It’s a word that I’ve made up as part of a thought experiment about the future potentials of the relationship between choreography and the neurosciences. Rather than giving it any single, fixed definition, I use this word to invite multiple imaginations about how dance and choreography

Incredible Season of Dance announced for Spring 2019

From hip hop to ballet, stages flooded with water and shows influenced by brass bands, The Beatles and Björk – we’ve got your spring ‘19 dance fix covered. We have officially announced the line-up for an incredible season of dance next spring, with members priority booking available from Wednesday 31 October, and public booking from