Dance Umbrella news: Countdown 31/40 – Transports Exceptionnels (pictured) by Cie Beau Geste tours to…

Latest update from Dance Umbrella Countdown 31/40 – Transports Exceptionnels (pictured) by Cie Beau Geste tours to five outdoor locations, photo by Tony Shepherd. 2008 sees DU's 30th anniversary and seminal names perform including Richard Alston Dance Company, Jonathan Burrows, Rosemary Butcher, Merce Cunningham, Mark Morris and Stephen Petronio Company. New partnership with East London Dance takes work to Stratford Circus, and 116 young dancers took over the Royal Albert Hall for Royston Maldoom's DU Commissioned Overture 2012, accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra. Dance Umbrella Source

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Dance Umbrella news: We are working in depth in the borough of Croydon to undertake an 18-month Paul …

Latest update from Dance Umbrella We are working in depth in the borough of Croydon to undertake an 18-month Paul Hamlyn Foundation funded residency called Access Croydon to test new approaches to broadening access to dance activity for young people within the borough.Here's Anu Giri, Neil Chandler of BH Live, Emma Gladstone, Bethan Peters, and Kate Scanlan venue hunting in Croydon for 2019 – not ready yet, but will be… Find out more here: http://www.danceumbrella.co.uk/access-croydon/ Croydon Council Croydon Music and Arts Dance Umbrella Source

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Dance Umbrella news: Countdown 30/40 – First festival from new Artistic Director Betsy Gregory sees D…

Latest update from Dance Umbrella Countdown 30/40 – First festival from new Artistic Director Betsy Gregory sees DU step into the great outdoors, with shows at Liverpool Street Station by Paul-André Fortier and the man and digger duet at Southbank Centre by Cie Beau Geste. 2007 also see launches of DU Days Out, Myspace profile (remember that?), YouTube channel, and weekly vodcasts. Brochure cover features Ko Murobushi photo: Miro Ito. Dance Umbrella Source

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Dance Umbrella news: Countdown 29/40 – Epic final festival by Val Bourne after 28 years at the helm, …

Latest update from Dance Umbrella Countdown 29/40 – Epic final festival by Val Bourne after 28 years at the helm, featuring a major Rosas focus, Merce Cunningham's Ocean at the Roundhouse, Mal Pelo, the now sadly missed Nigel Charnock, plus Vincent Mantsoe, Ros Warby, Jonathan Burrows && Matteo Fargion plus Martha @ The Wells Gala with Mark Morris, Kim Brandstrup and Zenaida Yanowsky amongst others. The 2006 Brochure cover featuring Rosas photo: Herman Sorgeloos. Dance Umbrella Source

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Dance Umbrella news: The circus comes to hospital

Latest update from Dance Umbrella Check out Artistic Director Emma Gladstone’s article on Dance Umbrella / Breathe Arts Health Research / Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust project in ArtsProfessional Magazine – experience the work of DU for yourself as our 2018 Festival opens in just 2 weeks time! The circus comes to hospital A circus artist helped older people and children develop their confidence and communicaton skills in workshops at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, writes Emma Gladstone. Dance Umbrella Source

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Dance Umbrella news: Our 28/40 countdown celebrates a bumper year in 2005 with France Moves focus on …

Latest update from Dance Umbrella Our 28/40 countdown celebrates a bumper year in 2005 with France Moves focus on 11 French companies, The Forsythe Co perform One Flat Thing, Reproduced; Russell Maliphant & Sylvie Guillem mixed bill includes their (now) famous duet Push (picture by Carl Fox) and Rachid Ouramdane has his UK debut. Dance Umbrella Source

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Dance Umbrella news: Choreography Course with Dance Umbrella ← Participation ← Siobhan Davies Dance

Latest update from Dance Umbrella How are we moved by watching dance? Why does a performance leave a lasting impression? For the rare chance to investigate the ideas, themes and dialogues in the work of DU with dance artist Amy Bell join Siobhan Davies Dance for a four week #ChoreographyCourse from 27 Sep – 18 Oct! No previous dance experience required. Choreography Course with Dance Umbrella ← Participation ← Siobhan Davies Dance Led by dance artist Amy Bell you'll attend shows and talks as part of Dance Umbrella 2018 and delve into the performances through creative movement and dynamic discussion workshops at Siobhan Davies Studios. From these performances, you’ll chew over and digest, remember, misremember and reinvent, … Dance Umbrella […]

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Dance Umbrella news: Nine shows you need to see at Dance Umbrella festival

Latest update from Dance Umbrella Nine shows you need to see at Dance Umbrella festival Dance Umbrella returns to celebrate international contemporary dance in the capital. This year marks 40 years of the festival at venues across London from September 26-October 20. From gravity-defying ice dancing to a celebration of London’s street culture, here’s what you can see at Dance Umbre… Dance Umbrella Source

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Dance Umbrella news: Countdown 27/40 – 2004 sees a 7.5 week festival at 6 venues, + a 10 date UK Merc…

Latest update from Dance Umbrella Countdown 27/40 – 2004 sees a 7.5 week festival at 6 venues, + a 10 date UK Merce Cunningham tour, debuts for Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Ijodee Dance Co, a work by Bock && Vincenzi you can only 'see' by calling a special phone number. Alongside festival favourites Yolande Snaith Theatredance and Mal Pelo, Mark Morris has a 2.5 week run of The Hard Nut at Sadler's Wells. Featured image: Saburo Teshigawara in Bones in Pages, photo by Bengt Wanselius. Dance Umbrella Source

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