Phoenix Dance Theatre Returns to Leeds in October

Phoenix Dance Theatre is bringing its dancers, choreographers and Youth Academy members home for its 8th annual celebration of the company’s work, Phoenix at Home, staged at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre from 18 – 20 October.

The talent of the company’s female choreographers, Sandrine Monin and Sharon Watson, was showcased last year through productions of Calyx and Windrush: Movement of The People.   This year, Sandrine will present an excerpt from her new piece, Kirke.

Troy Game. Photography by Brian Slater.

Phoenix will present Robert North’s world-renowned Troy Game, described by the New York Times as a ‘funny and sexy romp’.  The Youth Academy will perform Spam, choreographed by Michael Marquez.

Artistic Director Sharon Watson had this to say:  “This last year has been amazing for Phoenix.  We have toured around the country with Windrush and its supporting Mixed Programme; we met the Prime Minister, performed at Tilbury Docks, visited China to promote Leeds and Yorkshire as a cultural powerhouse, and now we’re preparing to head home where we always enjoy performing – we were born in Leeds, we live in Leeds and we’re very proud of Leeds.”


Phoenix at Home – at Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre from

Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th October 2018 at 7.30pm

(2pm matinee on Saturday)

 Tickets are on sale now priced at £16, £13 concession

 Book online at

or call the box office 0113 220 8008

 The celebrated Windrush: Movement of the People continues to tour this year:

Bristol Old Vic Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th October / 0117 987 7877

York Theatre Royal Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd November / 01904 623 568

Barnsley Civic Friday 16th November / 01226 327000

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield Thursday 22nd November / 01484 430 528




Mags is the Copy Editor at Leeds Living, who scours articles and makes sure they’re perfect before they’re published. She also reviews theatre.

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