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Sadler’s Wells

Sadler’s Wells aims to provide transformative experiences through dance, to engage the widest possible audience and to expand the public’s enjoyment, appreciation and understanding of dance. As one of the world’s premiere dance houses, they produce, commission and present dance in all its forms, from ballet to hip hop. Sadler’s Wells present existing work by leading companies and artists from all over the world and commission and produce original new work from their associate artists and other artists. Their productions tour the UK and abroad, crossing cultural boundaries and attracting diverse audiences of more than 600,000 each year.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £2,442,000
  • 2013-2014: £2,498,166
  • 2014-2015: £2,563,118

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Sadler's Wells at Latitude Festival 2013

Highlights of Sadler's Wells at Latitude Festival 2013. Featuring BalletBoyz and Rocio Molina

Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - INALA - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Sadler's Wells - 17 - 20 Sep Celebrating 20 years of democracy in South Africa, INALA presents choral legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo, in an artistic collaboration with multi award-winning choreographer Mark Baldwin and world-class dancers including current and former dancers from Royal Ballet and Rambert. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Mark-Baldwin-and-Ladysmith-Black-Mambazo/

Brasil Brasileiro Voxpops - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Brasil Brasileiro | 8 - 27 July 2014 | Sadler's Wells Listen to what our audience have to say about Brasil Brasileiro. 38 incredible dancers, musicians and singers from Rio de Janeiro treat audiences to an explosive display of dance and infectious beats in the samba spectacular, Brasil Brasileiro! A celebration of the very best of dance and music from Brazil, the exuberance, spirit and energy of this magical country is brought to life in this must-see show. With the excitement of a modern day Rio street carnival, Brasil Brasileiro features an outstanding live band, sizzling samba rhythms and Brazilian dance in all its forms: from the lightning footwork of the forro to the agility of capoeira and groovy moves of batucada. "A spectacular show. The audience whooped, whistled and clapped themselves sore. You'll want to book a one-way ticket to Rio" Daily Telegraph "Sexy, euphoric and brimming with Latin colour, this samba spectacular will have you dancing in the aisles" Time Out Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Brasil-Brasileiro/

Sadler's Wells shorts: Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan in Sacred Monsters

Sacred Monsters is the acclaimed collaboration between Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan. Together, the pair explore the dynamics and language of two great classical dance forms, kathak and ballet, to produce a "five-star display of speed, precision and power" (The Guardian). Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Sacred-Monsters/

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Capoeira from Brasil Brasileiro

The cast of Brasil Brasileiro perform amazing capoeira at the Big Dance Bus on Regent Street. Brasil Brasileiro is on at Sadler's Wells until 27 July. http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Brasil-Brasileiro/

Brasil Brasileiro cast perform a Batucada on Regent Street

The Brasil Brasileiro cast took Regent Street by storm, performing a Batucada at the Big Dance Bus. Brasil Brasileiro is at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London from 8 - 27 July. More info: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Brasil-Brasileiro/

Sadler's Wells shorts: Sylvie Guillem & Russell Maliphant in PUSH

Discover why PUSH is such a modern classic, and is one of Sadler's Wells' most successful productions. See it at the London Coliseum July 29 -- August 3 2014. Read more and book tickets: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Sylvie-Guillem-Russell-Maliphant-Push/

Sylvie Guillem and Russell Maliphant - PUSH

29 July - 3 Aug | London Coliseum After sell-out seasons around the world, including Paris, New York and Melbourne, Sadler's Wells' critically acclaimed production PUSH returns to the London Coliseum. ***** "It's a pairing made in heaven" THE TIMES Sylvie Guillem is widely regarded as "the most brilliant ballerina of her generation" (The Guardian). Russell Maliphant has developed a unique approach to choreography, encompassing his vast experience of ballet and contemporary dance as well as capoeira, t'ai chi and martial arts, to create a language which is elegant, articulate and resonant. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Sylvie-Guillem-Russell-Maliphant-Push/

Brasil Brasileiro - Sadler's Wells is Dance

The spirit of Brazil comes to London this summer! 38 dancers and musicians bring the must-see samba sensation Brasil Brasileiro to Sadler's Wells. Featuring the infectious rhythms of samba in all its forms, the agility of capoeira and intoxicating Brazilian beats, Brasil Brasileiro is a feel good spectacle not to be missed. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Brasil-Brasileiro/

Mummenschanz - Musicians of Silence

Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Mummenschanz-Musicians-of-Silence/ Peacock Theatre - 19 - 27 Jul 2014 Having captivated audiences with its unique brand of visual theatre for more than 40 years, Mummenschanz makes its first appearance in the UK since 2006 this summer. Internationally acclaimed, the company have toured in 60 countries on five continents, with their performances that cross cultural boundaries and defy classification.

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 - Sehnsucht / Schmetterling

Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Nederlands-Dans-Theater-1-Sehnsucht-Schmetterling/ Sadler's Wells - 1 - 4 Jul 2014 One of the world's most innovative contemporary dance companies, Nederlands Dans Theater 1 are known for combining virtuoso classical technique with intriguing visual sets and themes. They return to Sadler's Wells for the first time since celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2009, bringing two works never before seen in the UK.

CCN de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne Compagnie Käfig - Boxe Boxe

Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Compagnie-Kafig-Boxe-Boxe/ People's Palace | 13 & 14 Jun 2014 France's Compagnie Käfig returns to the UK with Boxe Boxe, a breathtaking show, fusing the art of boxing, dance and live music played by a string quartet. With choreography by Artistic Director Mourad Merzouki, the brutality and elegance of both these contrasting worlds collide in a spine-tingling show which packs a knock-out punch.

Flash Mob Vox Pops

Until 8 June 2014 | Peacock Theatre Listen to what our VIP audience have to say about FLASH MOB. FLASH MOB is currently running at the Peacock Theatre in London's West End until 8 June 2014. This extravaganza of TV dance talent features a huge range of dance styles, from Latin to lockin', from Celtic to contemporary, and from street dance to salsa. This year's stellar cast is led by Strictly Come Dancing stars Kevin Clifton & Karen Hauer alongside Flawless from Britain's Got Talent. Dance Critics' Choice winner 2013 Tommy Franzén from So You Think You Can Dance also joins the new look line-up with contemporary dance duo Alleviate and Irish fusion duo Brosena from Got To Dance, back by popular demand. Discover more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/FLASH-MOB/

FLASH MOB starring Kevin Clifton & Karen Hauer

FLASH MOB is currently running at the Peacock Theatre in London's West End until 8 June 2014. This extravaganza of TV dance talent features a huge range of dance styles, from Latin to lockin', from Celtic to contemporary, and from street dance to salsa. This year's stellar cast is led by Strictly Come Dancing stars Kevin Clifton & Karen Hauer alongside Flawless from Britain's Got Talent. Dance Critics' Choice winner 2013 Tommy Franzén from So You Think You Can Dance also joins the new look line-up with contemporary dance duo Alleviate and Irish fusion duo Brosena from Got To Dance, back by popular demand. Discover More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/FLASH-MOB/

Sadler's Sampled - Dance We Made

http://www.sadlerswells.com/sampled To celebrate the start of this year's Sadler's Sampled festival, The Dance WE Made's Tim Casson went searching for new dance moves along the 38 bus route. Look out for Tim at the festival as he will be collecting more dance moves and creating some unique choreography. For more information about Sadler's Sampled, the two week festival of world class dance, and how you can get tickets for just £8 (plus transaction fee), visit http://www.sadlerswells.com/sampled

Rosas & Ictus — Vortex Temporum

27 - 29 May | Sadler's Wells Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's hugely influential Rosas company returns to Sadler's Wells with the UK premiere of an atmospheric evening of contemporary dance and a music masterpiece. This bold new piece celebrates the intricacies of Vortex Temporum, one of the last pieces from the late French composer Gérard Grisey. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Rosas-and-Ictus

Bad Boys of Dance - Rock The Ballet - Sadler's Wells is Dance

10 - 28 Jun | Peacock Theatre Rasta Thomas' Rock The Ballet, starring the Bad Boys of Dance, makes its London debut after taking the USA, Australia and Europe by storm. Hailing from New York, Rock The Ballet is a fusion of classic ballet technique blended with the excitement of musical theatre, hip hop, tap, acrobatics and more. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Rasta-Thomas-Bad-Boys-of-Dance-Rock-The-Ballet/

Rambert perform Christopher Bruce's Rooster at Westfield

Rambert treated audiences at Westfield London to a sneak preview of Christopher Bruce's Rooster. The rock'n'roll swagger of the Rolling Stones is brought thrillingly to life in Rooster, Rambert's electrifying celebration of the swinging sixties. At Sadler's Wells from 20 - 24 May 2014. Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Rambert/

Sadler's Wells Associate Artists

Thank you to all the artists for making Sadler's Wells what it is today

The Future of Choreography - A Sadler's Wells Series: Hetain Patel

Hetain Patel talks about his approach to choreography ahead of world premiere American Boy, 20 & 21 May at the Lilian Baylis Studio, London. Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Hetain Patel is a visual artist whose practise crosses a number of different art forms. Following the success of his performance works TEN and Be Like Water, Patel takes to the stage as a solo performer, with a personal and humorous take on identity shape-shifting. Inspired by American movie culture and home-grown TV programmes, Patel looks at the multiple personas that we all inhabit in our day-to-day lives. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Hetain-Patel-American-Boy

Russell Maliphant Company - Still Current

Still Current is an evening of work by the internationally acclaimed Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Russell Maliphant, featuring newly created duets and trios danced by Maliphant himself alongside his remarkable company. For full tour dates, see http://www.russellmaliphant.com

Havana Rakatan

Peacock Theatre, 6 - 24 May http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Havana-Rakatan-2014/ Salsa, mambo, cha-cha-cha and rumba all come alive in one of Sadler's Wells' most successful productions, back by popular demand.

Sadler's Sampled 2014

Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Sampled/ Sadler's Sampled is a two week taster festival of world class dance at affordable prices, with free talks, activities and events happening around the theatre. This year features: 7 & 18 Jun - Dada Masilo — Swan Lake 20 & 21 Jun - Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre — Rian 23 & 24 Jun - Eastman - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui — 4D 28 & 29 Jun - Playlist

NYDC - The Rashomon Effect / Vertical Road

National Youth Dance Company return to Sadler's Wells with their exciting new show choreographed by Akram Khan who is their Guest Artistic Director for 2014. The company will perform Khan's award-winning Vertical Road plus a brand new work - The Rashomon Effect, created by Khan with assistant choreographer Andrei Petrovic. For more information on how to become a member of the National Youth Dance Company, see http://www.sadlerswells.com/nydc

Crystal Pite, Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Part 3

Introducing Sadler's Wells' latest Associate Artist, Crystal Pite. The UK premiere of Pite's The Tempest Replica comes to Sadler's Wells 25 & 26 April http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Kidd-Pivot-Crystal-Pite/

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