Audition Notice

22 March 2019

Company Chameleon are offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced male dancer to join our artistic team on a freelance basis. We are looking for an experienced dance theatre artist, who has excellent contemporary technique and contact improvisation / partnering skills.

Professional Intensive 2019 Announced

14 March 2019

Announcing the Summer Masterclass Series, our Professional Intensive for 2019.  A unique opportunity to develop your practice, we invite final year students, graduates and professionals to join Kevin Edward Turner, Anthony Missen and Gemma Nixon for three masterclasses over three days.

Cuba Calling

12 March 2019

This April, Kevin, our Co-Artistic Director, is leading a unique intergenerational men’s dance project in Cuba, which will culminate in a performance at the Havana Biennial.

Developing dance in schools

25 February 2019

Throughout March, we're dedicating our studio time to the development of three new dance packages for schools, which will launch in September 2019. Sam Broadbent, our Learning & Participation Officer tells us more.

IRMÃ meaning ‘sister’

14 February 2019

Here at Chameleon, we’re passionate about nurturing emerging dance artists, in order to enrich the dance ecology in the region, and build the dance community in Manchester. This is why, we’re delighted to bring you news from our Associate Artists, Alice Bonazzi and Sara Marques, about an exciting new choreography called IRMÃ.

Dame Darcey Bussell joins Company Chameleon as Patron

5 February 2019

We're delighted to welcome the world-renowned British ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge, Dame Darcey Bussell, on board as Company Chameleon's first-ever Patron.

Introducing The Shadow

29 January 2019

In Autumn 2019, Company Chameleon will bring you a new stage production called “The Shadow” choreographed by our Co-Artistic Director, Anthony Missen. Here, Anthony introduces the piece and tells us more in a Q&A.

Announcing The Saturday Sessions

3 January 2019

Company Chameleon is excited to present The Saturday Sessions – a new fun, physical and interactive programme of dance classes for young people, age 8 to 16, in Manchester.

Dancing to happiness with Darcey Bussell

2 January 2019

In December, we were delighted to feature in a BBC Two documentary with Dame Darcey Bussell, which asked the question, can dance improve your mental health?

Q&A with Navala ‘Niku’ Chaudhari

1 January 2019

This Spring, we perform our newest outdoor work, Amaranthine, at Move It, the world’s biggest dance event. Here we catch up with co-creator, Navala ‘Niku’ Chaudhari, to find out more about the choreography and making of the piece.


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