News: 2016

Heading home – Witness at The Lowry

1 November 2016

Following a premiere UK tour of our latest new production, 'Witness', we’re excited to be heading home for two final Autumn Tour performances at The Lowry, Salford Quays, on Tues 29 & Weds 30 Nov, 8pm.

Q & A with Andrew Loretto – Dramaturg

31 October 2016

As we head home to bring 'Witness' to The Lowry on Nov 29 & 30, we manage to grab five minutes with dramaturg Andrew Loretto for the last of our Q & A's with the creative team behind our latest new production.

Q & A with Miguel Marin – Composer

13 October 2016

With less than a week to go until the World Premiere and UK tour of 'Witness', we go behind the scenes with the creative team who are helping to bring the show to the stage. We pop into a very busy studio to catch up with Composer, Miguel Marin.

Company Chameleon & 42nd Street join forces for World Mental Health Day

3 October 2016

Ahead of the World Premiere and UK tour of our new production 'Witness', we have joined forces with young people's mental health charity, 42nd Street, to get people together and raise awareness about mental health on World Mental Health Day, Monday 10 October 2016.

Q & A with Emma Bailey – Costume Designer

1 October 2016

As we countdown to the World Premiere and UK tour of 'Witness', we go behind the scenes and catch up with the creative team who are helping to bring the show to the stage. First up, let us introduce you to Costume Designer, Emma Bailey.

Kevin stars in new BBC series

30 September 2016

Our Co-Artistic Director, Kevin Edward Turner, goes back and gives back as he stars in new BBC television series.

Hayden Burns – a case study of Chameleon Youth

18 September 2016

This week sees Chameleon Youth get underway with weekly classes at Manchester Central Library. As we enter the final few days of our crowdfunding campaign Kick-Starting Chameleon Youth, we catch up with a Company Chameleon alumni to celebrate one of the success stories of our work with young people in the city, and find out why he thinks Chameleon Youth is a worthwhile cause.

Witness teaser campaign launched

18 September 2016

Relevant and up-to-the-minute, dance theatre takes on mental health in 'Witness' our latest new production. Ahead of the World Premiere and UK Autumn tour, we're delighted to share with you exclusive teasers and a taster of what to expect in our new work.

World premiere and Autumn tour announced for Witness

23 August 2016

We announce the world premiere and Autumn UK tour of our new production, 'Witness'. Turning the spotlight on mental health, 'Witness', sees dance theatre take on a real and relevant issue, in a sensitive and original portrayal of how loved ones cope when mental health problems take hold of someone close.

Portraits of Chameleon – Artist in Residence Sam Simpson

10 August 2016

Visual artist Sam Simpson is in the studio at Company Chameleon this summer, as our very own Artist-in-Residence. Capturing dancers in rehearsals, Sam is creating original artwork of our unique dance and movement style, which you can win!

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"10 was such a wonderful experience - I cant wait to see more of your incredible work!" "Effortless grace, strength, humour and athleticism - a visual treat!" "We brought 65 young people to your performance tonight - every single one loved it! What an amazing show!" "This show reminded me why I dance and what I’m constantly working towards! Thank you for this experience!" "Such beauty in the small moments of this show - please don't stop doing what you’re doing"

Wow, what a brilliant Autumn UK Tour of 10!  We’ve enjoyed every minute and can’t believe it’s over!

It’s been amazing to receive such wonderful comments, thank you to everyone for their feedback.