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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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English National Ballet and English National Ballet School — My First Ballet: Swan Lake

2 - 12 Apr at the Peaock Following the success of their children-friendly adaptations of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Coppélia, English National Ballet and English National Ballet School return to the Peacock Theatre with a new addition to the enchanting My First Ballet series – My First Ballet: Swan Lake. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1LHrBge

English National Ballet (ENB) partners with Sadler’s Wells - Sadler’s Wells Shorts

Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet (ENB), and Alistair Spalding, Artistic Director of Sadler’s Wells, discuss ENB’s new role as an Associate Company, and Tamara’s exciting plans for new collaborations with living choreographers and other artists.

English National Ballet at Sadler's Wells - Programme 2015/16 - Sadler’s Wells Shorts

Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet (ENB) discusses the company’s new seasons of work at Sadler’s Wells, including the upcoming Modern Masters, 10 - 15 March (http://bit.ly/1AleJr7), Lest We Forget in September 2015 (http://bit.ly/1G1PwnA), and a showcase of female choreographers in 2016 (on-sale Autumn 2015: http://bit.ly/1ARHeP3).

Scottish Ballet - A Streetcar Named Desire - Sadler's Wells

31 Mar - 2 Apr 2015 at Sadler's Wells Scottish Ballet is one of Sadler’s Wells’ most popular visiting companies. A Streetcar Named Desire returns following a South Bank Sky Arts Award-winning tour in 2012. Watch more from Sadler's Wells: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAC0ZTI5pkuyX-Ey_ho0Q0ZbOXNwHRYDI Find out more: http://bit.ly/1vF5T3k

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Rasta Thomas' Dance Company - Romeo and Juliet

Find out more: http://bit.ly/1t2BRdV The greatest love story of all time bursts into the 21st century in this unique contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Set against a heady mix of big screen video projections and state of the art light design, Rasta Thomas’ extraordinary dancers transport you into the heart-breaking drama of the original star-crossed lovers.

Rojas and Rodríguez - Titanium

Exploding onto the UK’s stages for the first time, Titanium unites dance styles born on the street: electrifying break dance mixed with flamenco attitude and the rawness of hip hop culture. Watch more from The Peacock: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAC0ZTI5pkuyhKFkbbGUEVlFIbC9c_gKa Find out more: http://bit.ly/15qnfut

Kate Prince and Tommy Franzen talking about The Associates

Find out more: http://bit.ly/10LroGf Sadler’s Wells Associate Artists represent some of the most dynamic and exciting talent working in contemporary dance today. For this very special programme, three of the Associates present new and critically acclaimed work.

The Associates - Crystal Pite / Kate Prince / Hofesh Shechter

Sadler’s Wells Associate Artists represent some of the most dynamic and exciting talent working in contemporary dance today. For this very special programme, three of the Associates present new and critically acclaimed work. Sadler’s Wells’ newest Associate Artist, Crystal Pite, will present A Picture of You Falling – a duet for a man and a woman. It centres on Pite’s fascination with the shared narratives that live in our bodies – the familiar repetitive storylines that move across cultures and generations, and the body’s role as illustrator. Watch more from Sadler's Wells: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20kPJMDX9OE&list=PLAC0ZTI5pkuyX-Ey_ho0Q0ZbOXNwHRYDI Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/crystal-pite-kate-prince-hofesh-shechter/

Sadler's Wells Wild Card - Casson & Friends

Wild Card returns with more specially curated evenings from a new generation of dance makers, bringing fresh perspectives to the stage. For each Wild Card, an up-and-coming artist is given the opportunity to present their own work, alongside performances by artists they admire. Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/wild-card-casson-and-friends/

Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man Interview - New Adventures

Watch an interview with Matthew Bourne about his upcoming show The Car Man at Sadler's Wells. 14 Jul - 9 Aug - Sadler's Wells Watch Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man promo: http://youtu.be/lKinPTCVFpA Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/matthew-bournes-the-car-man/

Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man - New Adventures

Matthew Bourne’s internationally acclaimed award-winning dance thriller is back. The Car Man is loosely based on Bizet’s popular opera and has one of the most thrilling and instantly recognisable scores in New Adventures’ repertoire. 14 Jul - 9 Aug - Sadler's Wells Watch an interview with Matthew Bourne: http://youtu.be/lKinPTCVFpA Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/matthew-bournes-the-car-man/

The Royal Danish Ballet Soloists and Principals - Bournonville Celebration

Ten years since The Royal Danish Ballet’s last visit to Sadler’s Wells, principals and soloists from this internationally renowned company perform a program featuring excerpts from works by August Bournonville, the acclaimed 19th century Royal Danish Ballet choreographer and ballet master who created more than fifty works for the company. 9 & 10 Jan- The Peacock Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/the-royal-danish-ballet/

Northern Ballet - The Great Gatsby

After its sell out success at Sadler’s Wells in 2013, Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby returns by popular demand. On New York’s Long Island in the heady, indulgent days of the roaring 1920s, young Midwesterner Nick Carraway meets his infamous neighbour Jay Gatsby – a mysterious millionaire with a secret past and a penchant for lavish parties. As the sparkling facade of Gatsby’s world begins to slip, Carraway comes to see the loneliness, obsession and tragedy that lie beneath. Sadler's Wells - 24 - 28 Mar 2015 Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/northern-ballet/

Candoco Dance Company/Jérôme Bel - The Show Must Go On

Candoco Dance Company – the renowned contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled performers – presents a restaged version of Jérôme Bel’s award-winning The Show Must Go On, bringing together a UK-wide cast of 20 performers, 19 pop songs and one DJ. 20 & 21 Mar - Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/candoco-dance-company-jerome-bel/

English National Ballet - Modern Masters

Modern Masters honours the work of three of the most influential choreographers of the 20th century: Jiří Kylián, John Neumeier and William Forsythe. Bold and galvanising, their choreographies are full of invention and energy, driven by music. 10 - 15 Mar 2015 - Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/english-national-ballet/

Ballet Nacional de España / Director Antonio Najarro — Grito & Suite Sevilla

"Spain’s pre-eminent dance company” (Daily Telegraph), Ballet Nacional de España is undergoing a creative revival under the direction of the contemporary creator Antonio Najarro. 26 - 28 Feb 2015 at Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-ballet-nacional-de-espana/ http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-london/ Also in the Flamenco Festival London: Gala Flamenca: http://youtu.be/OgkACWBJaRw Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía: http://youtu.be/txdD4pgmhNw Arcángel / Guest Dancer Patricia Guerrero: http://youtu.be/SEklWV9uKSk Gerardo Núñez / Guest Dancer Carmen Cortés: http://youtu.be/pCdAV8z8b40 Eva Yerbabuena: http://youtu.be/5EROzRvxzfc Ballet Nacional de España: http://youtu.be/mrUkgJGHq5A Compañía Manuel Liñán: http://youtu.be/iP6jTsIxsnA

Compañía Manuel Liñán - Nómada

Nómada is the fourth creation from the multi-award-winning performer Manuel Liñán as a choreographer, bringing together a cast of six dancers, three singers and two guitarists. 1 Mar 2015 at Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-compania-manuel-linan/ http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-london/ Also in the Flamenco Festival London: Gala Flamenca: http://youtu.be/OgkACWBJaRw Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía: http://youtu.be/txdD4pgmhNw Arcángel / Guest Dancer Patricia Guerrero: http://youtu.be/SEklWV9uKSk Gerardo Núñez / Guest Dancer Carmen Cortés: http://youtu.be/pCdAV8z8b40 Eva Yerbabuena: http://youtu.be/5EROzRvxzfc Ballet Nacional de España: http://youtu.be/mrUkgJGHq5A Compañía Manuel Liñán: http://youtu.be/iP6jTsIxsnA

Eva Yerbabuena - ¡Ay!

A theatrical performer, Eva Yerbabuena is a Flamenco Festival favourite. She last appeared in 2013’s festival, in which her performances of ¡Ay! showed her as a “terrific flamenco performer, her form and footwork both precise and nuanced” (The Guardian). 23 & 24 Feb 2015 at Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-eva-yerbabuena/ http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-london/ Also in the Flamenco Festival London: Gala Flamenca: http://youtu.be/OgkACWBJaRw Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía: http://youtu.be/txdD4pgmhNw Arcángel / Guest Dancer Patricia Guerrero: http://youtu.be/SEklWV9uKSk Gerardo Núñez / Guest Dancer Carmen Cortés: http://youtu.be/pCdAV8z8b40 Eva Yerbabuena: http://youtu.be/5EROzRvxzfc Ballet Nacional de España: http://youtu.be/mrUkgJGHq5A Compañía Manuel Liñán: http://youtu.be/iP6jTsIxsnA

Gala Flamenca - Antonio Canales, Carlos Rodríguez, Jesús Carmona, Karime Amaya

The Gala Flamenca is a long-standing tradition of Flamenco Festival London, bringing together exceptional flamenco dancers in an evening demonstrating the diversity and vibrancy of flamenco. 16 - 18 Feb 2015 at Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-gala-flamenca/ http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-london/ Also in the Flamenco Festival London: Gala Flamenca: http://youtu.be/OgkACWBJaRw Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía: http://youtu.be/txdD4pgmhNw Arcángel / Guest Dancer Patricia Guerrero: http://youtu.be/SEklWV9uKSk Gerardo Núñez / Guest Dancer Carmen Cortés: http://youtu.be/pCdAV8z8b40 Eva Yerbabuena: http://youtu.be/5EROzRvxzfc Ballet Nacional de España: http://youtu.be/mrUkgJGHq5A Compañía Manuel Liñán: http://youtu.be/iP6jTsIxsnA

Gerardo Núñez / Guest Dancer Carmen Cortés - In Concert

Famed guitar master Gerardo Núñez is known for his amazing speed and cross-cultural collaborations. His soulful performances “show brilliancy of means and beguiling charm” (Financial Times) and recordings encompass traditional flamenco with innovative jazz and latin inspired rhythms. 22 Feb 2015 at Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-gerardo-nunez/ http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-london/ Also in the Flamenco Festival London: Gala Flamenca: http://youtu.be/OgkACWBJaRw Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía: http://youtu.be/txdD4pgmhNw Arcángel / Guest Dancer Patricia Guerrero: http://youtu.be/SEklWV9uKSk Gerardo Núñez / Guest Dancer Carmen Cortés: http://youtu.be/pCdAV8z8b40 Eva Yerbabuena: http://youtu.be/5EROzRvxzfc Ballet Nacional de España: http://youtu.be/mrUkgJGHq5A Compañía Manuel Liñán: http://youtu.be/iP6jTsIxsnA

Arcángel / Guest Dancer Patricia Guerrero - Olor a Tierra

Arcángel is one the leading lights of a new generation of flamenco vocalists known for his creative renditions of the classical ‘cante jondo’ repertoire. Cante jondo – or deep song – is a traditional form of Andalusian folk music. 19 Feb 2015 at Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-arcangel-patricia-guerrero/ http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-london/ Also in the Flamenco Festival London: Gala Flamenca: http://youtu.be/OgkACWBJaRw Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía: http://youtu.be/txdD4pgmhNw Arcángel / Guest Dancer Patricia Guerrero: http://youtu.be/SEklWV9uKSk Gerardo Núñez / Guest Dancer Carmen Cortés: http://youtu.be/pCdAV8z8b40 Eva Yerbabuena: http://youtu.be/5EROzRvxzfc Ballet Nacional de España: http://youtu.be/mrUkgJGHq5A Compañía Manuel Liñán: http://youtu.be/iP6jTsIxsnA

Cirque Éloize - Cirkopolis

NOW ON at The Peacock until 28 Feb Book Tickets: http://bit.ly/1AEKAX3 A world leader in contemporary circus, Cirque Éloize returns to The Peacock with a bold new show, following the success of iD in 2013. Based on the talents of its extraordinary performers, Cirque Éloize expresses its innovative nature through theatricality and humanity, and combines circus arts with music, dance and theatre. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1AEKAX3

Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía / Director Rafaela Carrasco - Images: 20 Years

Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía, is recognised as the most important representative of flamenco art in Spain. The company returns under the direction of the multi-award-winning Rafaela Carrasco. 20 & 21 Feb 2015 at Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-ballet-flamenco-de-andalucia/ http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/flamenco-festival-london/ Also in the Flamenco Festival London: Gala Flamenca: http://youtu.be/OgkACWBJaRw Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía: http://youtu.be/txdD4pgmhNw Arcángel / Guest Dancer Patricia Guerrero: http://youtu.be/SEklWV9uKSk Gerardo Núñez / Guest Dancer Carmen Cortés: http://youtu.be/pCdAV8z8b40 Eva Yerbabuena: http://youtu.be/5EROzRvxzfc Ballet Nacional de España: http://youtu.be/mrUkgJGHq5A Compañía Manuel Liñán: http://youtu.be/iP6jTsIxsnA

Richard Alston Dance Company - Rejoice in the Lamb, Burning, Nomadic, Madcap

Richard Alston Dance Company launches its 20th anniversary celebrations with a programme unique to Sadler’s Wells. Making its London debut, Alston’s Rejoice in the Lamb is Benjamin Britten’s joyous setting of the brilliant and fervent words of poet Christopher Smart, sung live onstage by the wonderful American choir, Montclair State University Vocal Accord. 26 & 27 Jan 2014 at Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/richard-alston-dance-company/

Compagnie 111 / Aurélien Bory / Kaori Ito - Plexus

Conceived by Aurélien Bory for the extraordinary Japanese dancer Kaori Ito, Plexus is a “jewel of optical theatre” (Le Monde) presented by Sadler’s Wells and London International Mime Festival. 22 & 23 Jan 2015 | Sadler's Wells Find out more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2015/plexus/

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