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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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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

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Crystal Pite, Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Part 2

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/

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/

Crystal Pite, Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Part 1

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/

Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre - The Rite of Spring & Petrushka

Originally created to mark the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky's masterpiece The Rite of Spring, this "glorious" (The Independent) and unique double bill returns to Sadler's Wells. Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Fabulous-Beast-Dance-Theatre/

The Future of Choreography - Eva Recacha - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Part of Sadler's Wells' Wild Card series, Eva Recacha's Dear Devil will be performed on Thu 27 Mar at the Lilian Baylis Studio, London. Find out more here: link Having established herself in the UK as an artist with a distinct voice, chorographer and Work Place supported Artist Eva Recacha curates an evening entitled Dear Devil. This thought-provoking programme explores themes of authority, power, subjugation and rebellion, showing new work by dance artists Colin, Simon and I; dance collective Dog Kennel Hill Project and her own 2013 Place Prize piece The Wishing Well. Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Wild-Card-Eva-Recacha/

Michael Keegan-Dolan on The Rite of Spring

Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Fabulous-Beast-Dance-Theatre/ 11 & 12 Apr 2014 Originally created to mark the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky's masterpiece The Rite of Spring, this "glorious" (The Independent) and unique double bill returns to Sadler's Wells.

Family Weekend - balletLORENT - Rapunzel - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Family-Weekend-Rapunzel/ After sell-out performances at last Spring's Family Weekend, balletLORENT's Rapunzel returns to the main stage -- the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale re-imagined by Liv Lorent, written by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, and with narration from Lesley Sharp.

James Thiérrée's Tabac Rouge - Interview Part 3

James Thiérrée on life growing up in a circus family Tabac Rouge, 25 - 29 March More info: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Compagnie-du-Hanneton-James-Thierree/

James Thiérrée's Tabac Rouge - Interview Part 2

James Thiérrée on the power of dance and its relation to Tabac Rouge Tabac Rouge, 25 - 29 March More info: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Compagnie-du-Hanneton-James-Thierree/

James Thiérrée's Tabac Rouge - Interview Part 1

James Thiérrée on the themes of his latest theatrical spectacle Tabac Rouge Tabac Rouge, 25 - 29 March More info: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Compagnie-du-Hanneton-James-Thierree/

Hofesh Shechter - Sun - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Hofesh-Shechter-Sun/ Sadler's Wells | 20 - 23 Mar Associate Artist Hofesh Shechter returns with his latest work, the beautiful and arresting Sun.

The BLAZE b-boys at Westfield Stratford

The incredible b-boys; Sunni Brummit, Virgil 'Sky Chief' Dey and Jeffrey 'Machine' McCann perform some seriously impressive moves at Westfield Stratford as part of Westfield Presents. The street dance spectacular BLAZE is at the Peacock Theatre until 8 March 2014, more info: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/blaze/

Farruquito - Improvisao - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Flamenco-Festival-London-Farruquito/ 14 & 15 Sadler's Wells Hailed as "one of the greatest flamenco dancers of this new century" (New York Times), Farruquito is regarded as one of the most faithful representatives of flamenco puro -- flamenco that reflects the genre's history and traditions.

1980 -- A Piece by Pina Bausch set get-in time lapse

Ever wondered how a Peter Pabst set is put together on stage? Well, wonder no more with this exclusive 30 second time lapse video charting the get-in of '1980 -- A Piece by Pina Bausch' at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London.

Flamenco Festival London - Belén Maya Company with Manuel Liñán - Trasmín

http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Flamenco-Festival-London-Belen-Maya-Company/ 10 Mar | Sadler's Wells Trasmín is a show in which the art of flamenco takes centre stage. An encounter between Belén Maya and Manuel Liñán, these two dancers from different generations are united by their love of dance and mutual admiration for one another.

Flamenco Festival London - Gala Flamenca - The Five Seasons

Read more: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Flamenco-Festival-London-Gala-Flamenca/ 11 - 13 Mar | Sadler's Wells A regular feature at Sadler's Wells annual Flamenco Festival, this year's Gala Flamenca programme features some of the most exciting figures on the flamenco scene, bringing together an array of talents and disciplines in one spectacular show.

Savion Glover - SoLe Sanctuary - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Savion-Glover/ Sadler's Wells | 3 - 6 Apr 2014 The world's most prolific tap star makes his highly anticipated return to the London stage

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan - Nine Songs / Rice - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Cloud-Gate-Dance-Theatre-of-Taiwan/ 21 - 27 Feb | Sadler's Wells Phenomenally acclaimed both at home and on their international tours, Cloud Gate was the first contemporary dance company in any Chinese speaking community. Directed by the celebrated choreographer Lin Hwai-Min, they are known for transforming ancient aesthetics into thrillingly original performances that draw on diverse disciplines, and for their visually spectacular sets.

Boris Charmatz / Musée de la danse - Sadler's Wells is Dance

http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Boris-Charmatz/ 29 & 30 Jan | Sadler's Wells Dancer and choreographer Boris Charmatz has been subverting forms of dance and movement for over fifteen years. Director since 2009 of the Rennes and Britanny National Choreographic Centre, he maintains an extensive touring schedule, working on improvised pieces on a regular basis while also continuing his work as a performer with Tino Sehgal and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.

Breakin' Convention - International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre

Sadler's Wells | After celebrating its tenth anniversary, the UK's biggest hip hop theatre festival takes over the May Bank Holiday weekend Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Breakin-Convention/

Kidd Pivot / Crystal Pite - The Tempest Replica - Sadler's Wells is Dance

Sadler's Wells | 25 & 26 April 2014 Sadler's Wells newest Associate Artist presents the UK Premiere of her astounding Shakespeare-inspired dance work Read More: http://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2014/Kidd-Pivot-Crystal-Pite/

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