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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

Video feed

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/

Northern Light - A Season of Nordic Dance

18 Sep - 14 Nov Northern Light is a celebration of Nordic dance, showcasing a range of artists from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway performing across Sadler's Wells, the Lilian Baylis Studio and the Platform Theatre in Kings Cross. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/northern-light-a-season-of-nordic-dance/

Grupo Corpo - Triz & Parabelo - Sadler's Wells is Dance

1 - 4 Oct | Sadler's Wells http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/grupo-corpo/ Grupo Corpo’s 22 virtuosic dancers fill the stage with unmatched energy and excitement. Combining classical ballet precision with the sensuality and passion of Latin dance rhythms Brazil’s internationally acclaimed dance company returns to Sadler’s Wells for the first time since 2011.

The Future of Choreography: Seeta Patel - Sadler's Wells is Dance

25 & 26 Sep | Lilian Baylis Theatre British dance artist Seeta Patel invites audiences to experience the Indian classical dance style of bharatanatyam. Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Wild-Card-Seeta-Patel/

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Hofesh Shechter for a new generation - Elixir Festival

Dancers from the Company of Elders speak about their experiences of learning Hofesh Shechter's famously physical work In your rooms. See the final performance at Sadler's Wells from 12 - 13 September. http://www.sadlerswells.com/elixir More videos in this series: Dancing into your 70s: "My headspins are not so good now": http://youtu.be/eYvTtBhuoEA Returning to your first love: http://youtu.be/cePJh3iBgVw

Dancing into your 70s: "My headspins are not so good now" - Elixir Festival

The Company of Elders describe how it feels to perform as an older dancer. See them perform live at Sadler's Wells this September as part of the Elixir Festival. See the final performance at Sadler's Wells from 12 - 13 September. http://www.sadlerswells.com/elixir More videos in this series: Hofesh Shechter for a new generation: http://youtu.be/huMyP-wWZj8 Returning to your first love: http://youtu.be/cePJh3iBgVw

Returning to your first love - Elixir Festival

Sadler's Wells has invited a group of extraordinary dancers to perform as part of the Elixir Festival this September. Here, Christopher Bannerman, Anne Donnelly, Linda Gibbs, Lizie Giraudeau, Betsy Gregory, Geraldine Morris, Namron and Kenneth Tharp discuss how it feels to come out or retirement and return to the stage. See the final performance at Sadler's Wells from 12 - 13 September. http://www.sadlerswells.com/elixir More videos in this series: Dancing into your 70s: "My headspins are not so good now": http://youtu.be/eYvTtBhuoEA Hofesh Shechter for a new generation: http://youtu.be/huMyP-wWZj8

Sequence 8 - The 7 Fingers - Sadler's Wells is Dance

16 Sep - 4 Oct | Peacock Theatre http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/The-7-Fingers/ Featuring, explosive circus skills and astonishing aerial acrobats Séquence 8 sees eight incredible performers from innovative contemporary circus company The 7 Fingers bring this dazzling and witty family show to vibrant life.

The 7 Fingers - Sequence 8 - Sadler's Wells is Dance

16 Sep - 4 Oct | Peacock Theatre Hailing from Québec, renowned as the home of the modern circus discipline, The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts de la Main) are one of the world’s best-loved and most inventive contemporary circus companies. Weaving together theatrical narratives and physical skills with breathtaking results, they have won a legion of fans the world over. After tremendous UK acclaim with their previous shows Traces and Psy, the company return to the Peacock Theatre for the first time since 2010 with their latest work Sequence 8. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/The-7-Fingers/

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/

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

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