News

Dance City Theatre announces Autumn/Winter 2018 Season

7 Sep 2018

Image: The Storm, James Wilton Dance

The Storm, James Wilton Dance

This autumn brings lots of excitement for One Dance UK member, Dance City’s, theatre. With a variety of performances in ranging dance styles you are sure to find something that sparks your interest. From world folk dance styles to abstract contemporary dance the variety is fantastic.

Dance Edits will start the show season on 21 September featuring a range of dancers commissioned by Dance City and varying in genre. This performance features works in progress and gives an insight to upcoming performers in the area.

Winner of BBC’s young dancers 2015 and previous Dance City student, Connor Scott, will return with Vidya Patel with their co-choreographed piece About the Elephant. This sensational show combines their styles both contemporary and Kathak on Saturday 29 September.

Go Away Johnny uses dance theatre to explore the concept of memory and will certainly make a mark on yours on Saturday 20 October. Peter Groom has created this quirky new work suitable for age 12+ filled with humour and passion.

A modern mix-up of the classical tale of Cinderella will grace the stage on 26 and 27 October. Ballet Wales uses classical choreography as well as circus elements to create a gripping and exciting version of the story. Suitable and entertaining for all ages.

Inspired and based on T.S Eliot’s Four Quartets, at the end we begin shows individuals transitioning from a state of confusion to feeling clarity and empowerment. This is done through exploring the poetry which has named the four sections of dance showing on Thursday 8 November.

Exploding onto the stage on Friday 16 November is The Storm by James Wilton Dance. An athletic expression of acrobatics, break dancing, dance and electro rock. This will be the second part of a trilogy exploring human relations to the elements.

Emotional and harrowing, Deeds not words takes a look at the treatment of women in the fight for equal rights. Marking the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 this piece by Abbott Dance Theatre is sure to evoke your emotions. This will hit the sage on Saturday 24 November and is suitable for age11+.

To help you decide what to book at Dance City this Autumn/Winter there is a Theatre Season Launch Event at 6pm on Tuesday 18 September. This event is perfect if you’re not quite sure what to go for. Take advantage of 10% discount on tickets booked on the night. Whether you’re a seasoned show goer or want to try something new, go along and enjoy the beautiful pieces being shown this season.