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Northern Ballet and Dep Arts pairing continues

 

The first Dep Arts season of contemporary dance at Northern Ballet concludes this month with a performance from London-based Company Pair Dance.

 

Formed in 2006 by choreographer Harriet Macauley and sound design artist Richard Leonard, this exciting company has performed nationally and internationally as far afield as New York; Canada; Turkey and Spain, where they won the Masdanza International Dance Contest in 2010.

 

Harriet's choreographic works are created with original sound scores written, arranged and produced by Richard. Her work explores the relationship between movement and sound with performers working on the brink of their limits both mentally and physically.

Performing their fast-paced new work Duality, they use digital media and illusion to bring dance and technology together to interact and exist simultaneously.

 

The performance will be the final part of the spring season of contemporary dance from Dep Arts in collaboration with Northern Ballet. After a highly successful season that has brought Joss Arnott Dance, James Wilton Dance, Rosie Kay Dance Company and now Pair Dance to Leeds, the relationship continues to go from strength to strength with an exciting autumn season soon to be announced.

 

Information about performances and details on how to book can be found at theatreleeds.com or by phoning 0113 220 8008.

 

ENDS

 

Notes to editors

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is situated in the award-winning home of Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre, on Quarry Hill in central Leeds. The theatre seats up to 230 people and offers a unique and intimate environment in which to see

live dance, as well as a range of live music, comedy and theatre.

 

Dep Arts are one of the UK's leading contemporary dance & live arts producers, working with more than 20 dance companies across the country and internationally.

 

The spring 2012 programme will act as a pilot season of work with the aim to develop the partnership further, programming an autumn and spring season of work each year.

 

Dance Listings

23 May

Dep Arts in association with Northern Ballet present

Pair Dance

Duality

Performance 7.30pm

Tickets £10 & Concessions £8

Groups 8+ £8 per ticket plus 1 free in every 10 bought.

 

13 July

Phoenix Youth Platform

Performance 7.30pm

Tickets £6 & Concessions £3.50

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