Alumni News - Northern School of Contemporary Dance


Wednesday 27th May 2015, 9:20pm Alumni News

2014 graduate Shelley Eva Haden has written a piece for The Guardian Dance Blog, investigating what a dance company and the army have in common. Shelley trained with 4th Battalion the Rifles in Norfolk before performing in Rosie Kay’s 5 Soldiers. Read all about her experience here.

VERVE 2013 alumnus, Roger Fernandez Cifuentes returns to NSCD on Friday 15 May to perform as a member of James Wilton Dance. James is touring his new work Last Man Standing to the Riley Theatre. You can purchase tickets for Last Man Standing on our Riley Theatre page.

The Hiccup Project is a company formed in 2014 by graduates Cristina Mackerron and Francesca Dillon- Reams. They explore the pain and humour of everyday life in their new work May We Go Round? which will be performed throughout Brighton Fringe Festival 26-30 May. Tickets are available from the Brighton Fringe website.

2013 graduates Gracefool Collective are still successfully pioneering the ProDanceLeeds initiative in the city, offering affordable classes and workshops for professional dancers in Leeds. Their May classes are:

Stuart Waters
5th, 6th, 7th May
Yorkshire Dance

TJ Lowe
11th, 12th, 13th May
RJCDance, The Mandela Centre, Chapeltown Road

Natalia Iwaniec
20th, 21st, 22nd May
Yorkshire Dance/Phoenix Dance Theatre/RJCDance

Jamaal Burkmar
27th, 28th, 29th May
Northern School of Contemporary Dance

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