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Reopening Update

28 October 2020

Following the government announcement on Saturday 31st October, we have delayed our return and the phased reopening of Chameleon Studios. 

Autumn leaves dancing in the breeze

22 September 2020

News from Chameleon this Autumn. We look ahead at our activities for the next couple of months and share dance news from our friends.

Call out for young dance artists

22 September 2020

Chameleon Youth, Manchester’s youth dance company, is back and calling out for new members for 2020/21! We’re excited to announce that this year’s Chameleon Youth Audition will take place on Sunday 1 November 2020 at Chameleon Studios.

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.

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