Fixing it up for summer: a daily dose of dance!

20 July 2020

Get lost in a performance, take on a movement challenge and share in our favourite flashback moments, stay connected to dance through our free online programme for July and August.

Sunday Reads #12: Freedoms, compassion and equality

5 July 2020

Following current events, our Co-Artistic Director Kevin, comments on why Black Lives Matter, to him as an artist and to Chameleon as a company.

Love of the craft

2 July 2020

As we celebrate the great dance artists of Greater Manchester in Theatre Thursdays, we shine a light on independent artist, Daniel Lukehurst, whose early experience in a breakdance crew paved the way for his development as a dancer. 

Sunday Reads #11: Youthful Movement

28 June 2020

As we announce the move of our annual Chameleon Youth audition to the Autumn, we take the opportunity to celebrate and salute Chameleon Youth with Sam Broadbent, our Learning & Participation Manager.

Holding a groove

25 June 2020

As we celebrate the great dance artists of Greater Manchester in Theatre Thursdays, we shine the spotlight on Brink & Howl and their passion for making work that holds groove and rave at its heart.

Sunday Reads #10: Gameshow part 2 (Kevin)

21 June 2020

A step change for Chameleon! In this issue of Sunday Reads, Kevin looks back on Gameshow and talks about the intensity of the piece, the journey it went on and why the show supported an ambition to grow more, do more and be more.

Adrenaline-fuelled dance!

18 June 2020

Collaboration, exciting dance audiences and dance training at the highest level! As we celebrate the very best of dance in Greater Manchester in our Theatre Thursdays series, we shine a light on Emergence, the postgraduate dance company of Joss Arnott Dance and the University of Salford.

Sunday Reads #9: Gameshow – part one (Anthony)

14 June 2020

Gameshow made in 2011, gave Anthony our Co-Artistic Director, the personal OK to follow his nose and find his own way. Here he looks back and reflects on the production and talks about the risk and the courage involved.

An authentic response

11 June 2020

Creative freedom, female ambition and a sustainable dance ecology, we explore the drivers and inspiration behind Coalesce Dance Theatre and their work The Cocoon, in an inspiring Q&A with Directors, Fern and Rachel.

Celebrating sisterhood through dance

4 June 2020

Sisterhood, bonds and connections, in the first of the second series of Theatre Thursdays, we shine a light on Damae Dance and their beautiful duet IRMÃ.


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