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Press Release: Sizzling new season at Leeds’ Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre


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Sizzling new season at Leeds’ Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre
 
There’s a feast of fantastic dance and a delicious treat of a show for children coming up at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds for spring 2014 as the theatre celebrates its 3rd birthday.
 
National Dance Company Wales return with a mesmerising new Mixed Programme. The programme includes: Stephen Petronio’s Water Stories, stylish dance set to a new score by Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer Atticus Ross (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network), and works by internationally acclaimed choreographers Lee Johnston and Stephen Shropshire .
 
Northern Ballet also present a new Mixed Programme featuring works by Dutch dance master Hans van Manen, Tony Award nominated US choreographer Lar Lubovitch and Northern Ballet Premier Dancer and British choreographer Kenneth Tindall.
 
Swiss dance theatre company T42 Dance come to the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre on their first UK tour with the beautiful and humorous Tour D’Horizon. Fusing martial arts, breakdancing and capoeira, James Wilton Dance’s Last Man Standing is dance driven by unparalleled energy and athleticism.  
 
Jordi CortésIn Heavan comes to the theatre as part of Yorkshire Dance’s Juncture 2014 festival.  Ballet Central showcases the talent of the young and emerging dancers of the future and Manasamitra bring a taste of Indian dance and mythology with Rudra.
 
If you’re planning an outing with your little ones, the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre has recently been voted as the best family friendly theatre in the Yorkshire region in the Netmums Theatre Awards.  Children’s theatre company Tell Tale Hearts visit with Yummm!  - a vibrant show which celebrates all that is messy at meal times. Yummm! is perfect for under 8’s and their families.
 
Booking Information
theatreleeds.com
Box Office 0113 220 8008

In person at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PA

 

 

Listings for the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

Dance listings
 
Saturday 8 March, 7.30pm
Jordi Cortés
In Heaven
Tickets £12 & Concessions £8
 
Wednesday 19 March, 7.30pm
T42 Dance
Tour D’Horizon

Tickets £10 & Concessions £8
 
Tuesday 25 – Wednesday 26 March, 7.30pm
National Dance Company Wales
Mixed Programme
Tickets £17.50 & Concessions £15.00


Saturday 13 April, 7.30pm
Manasamitra
Rudra

Tickets £15 & Concessions £12
 
Wednesday 14 May, 7.30pm
James Wilton Dance
Last Man Standing
Tickets £10 & Concessions £8

 
Saturday 17 May, 7.30pm
Ballet Central
2014 Tour
Tickets £10 & Concessions £8
 
Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 June, 7.30pm
(Matinee Saturday at 2.30pm)
Northern Ballet
Mixed Programme
Tickets £17.50 & Concessions £15
 
Family Listings
 
Friday 23 May, 11.30am & 2.00pm
Tell Tale Hearts
Yummm!

Tickets £5.00 & Concessions £4.00
 
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Notes to Editors
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is an intimate studio theatre situated inside the stunning home of Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre on Quarry Hill, Leeds.  The building, winner of the 2011 National Lottery Award for Best Arts Project, also houses a café bar which is open daily for pre-performance meals or drinks.  The theatre was recently named as the best family friendly theatre in Yorkshire in the Netmums Theatre Awards.
 
T42 Dance and James Wilton Dance are presented as part of New Realities in partnership with Dep Arts and Northern Ballet. New Realities is funded by Arts Council England and aims to bring contemporary dance and theatre to venues across Yorkshire.
 

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