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Yukon Ho! by Jennifer Irons photo Gigi Giannella

Yukon Ho! in Exeter

Event Date: 
19/02/2022 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix, Candy St, Exeter, Devon EX4 3LS

Funny, bizarre, (mostly) true cabaret-style guide to surviving the unbelievably mad life in Canada’s frozen north

Following almost two years of Covid induced postponements, Jennifer Irons’ riotous one-woman show Yukon Ho!, detailing her upbringing, life and ultimate escape from Canada’s frozen north is finally set to tour the UK. It comes to Bath Theatre Royal on 19 February and Exeter Phoenix on 20 February.

Yukon Territory, Northern Canada is where North America’s coldest temperature ever (-63 degrees Celsius) was recorded. It’s where there are more caribou than people...

Sandy park sessions dance rave party exeter

Sandy Park Sessions

Event Date: 
11/03/2022 - 9:00pm to 12/03/2022 - 2:00am
Venue: 
Sandy Park, Exeter

We know, the Winter Blues is tough, but don't worry because Sandy Park Sessions returns in March with the ultimate Dance Anthems Party!

We've got a truly Superstar line up of World-Class DJ's bringing some of the biggest Dance Floor Fillers to the South West!

Get Ready to welcome:

𝗨𝗹𝘁𝗿𝗮 𝗡𝗮𝘁é 𝗥𝗼𝘇𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗮 𝗔𝗹𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻 𝟴 𝟮 𝗕𝗮𝗱 𝗠𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗛𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵𝗲𝘁𝘁

Sandy Park will be transformed with state-of-the-art sound and light systems for ‘Club Classics’

The venue’s Exeter Suite will be transformed into a nightclub for the night with a separate VIP suite and bar for VIP...

Exeter based Richard Chappell Dance brings brand-new work to the Northcott

This autumn, critically acclaimed choreographer Richard Chappell premieres his most ambitious work to date, Infinite Ways Home, opening at Exeter Northcott on 24 & 25 September and Cardiff’s immersive CULTVR on 2 October.

Chappell’s first full-length production for a mid-scale stage, Infinite Ways Home sees six performers explore their perceptions of reality through other-worldly experiences, connecting ideas of Celtic traditions of ritual with modern day experiences of rave culture.

Combining Chappell’s diverse choreographic language of ballet, contemporary dance...

Dance artist Lewys Holt's double-bill Phrases & Footnotes comes to Exeter's Bloom: Online Festival of Mental Health Awareness

Interdisciplinary dance artist Lewys Holt's double-bill show Phrases & Footnotes will be streaming all day on Saturday 15th May with a Q&A with Lewys at 8pm, as part of Exeter Phoenix's Bloom: Online Festival of Mental Health Awareness. The show is touring digitally this spring with several venues across the UK.

Both shows approach miscommunication and confusion in our use of language by instead exploring them through movement; Phrases plays with our interpretations of everyday sayings, whilst Footnotes parodies academic-speak, taking audiences on long, humorous...

Woman dancing

Flying/Falling dance co-creation session

Event Date: 
16/12/2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Open Online Theatre

You are invited to participate in a co-creation session for Exeter dancer Daisy Harrison's upcoming duet ‘Flying/Falling.’

In this session, watch short extracts of work-in-progress, contribute ideas, and set challenges for three dancers.

Perhaps you want to see from another viewpoint? Perhaps you want them to change their speed? Perhaps you have a bright idea about how you’d like them to use their space, or lighting or sound? Have your say and direct the dancers from afar to enhance your experience.

This testing process is a valuable element of our research and...

Exeter dance Daisy Harrison leaping in the air

Flying/Falling dance workshop

Event Date: 
09/12/2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Venue: 
Open Online Theatre

In this workshop take part in a short class, guided improvisations and learn some of the movement content from Exeter-based dance artist Daisy Harrison's upcoming duet ‘Flying/Falling’.

Experience soaring and tumbling first hand in your home or studio. Together we will explore themes from the upcoming duet; an immersive performance, exploring the delicate tipping point between the positive and negative experiences of falling out of balance.

This opportunity is aimed at professional dancers, graduates and students. The movement will be physically challenging, but...

Exeter dance Daisy Harrison leaping in the air

Flying/Falling dance workshop

Event Date: 
02/12/2020 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Open Online Theatre

In this workshop run by Exeter dance artist Daisy Harrison, take part in a short class, guided improvisations and learn some of the movement content from the upcoming duet ‘Flying/Falling’.

Experience soaring and tumbling first hand in your home or studio. Together we will explore themes from the upcoming duet; an immersive performance, exploring the delicate tipping point between the positive and negative experiences of falling out of balance.

This opportunity is aimed at professional dancers, graduates and students. The movement will be physically challenging, but...

Richard Alston Dance Company

Event Date: 
28/01/2020 - 7:30pm to 29/01/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

This outstanding company make their last visit to Exeter, celebrating 25 years with a terrific programme, packed with new work.

Brand new is Alston’s Shine On, to the song cycle by Britten and Auden On This Island (singer Katherine McIndoe, pianist Jason Ridgway); the recent Voices and Light Footsteps is inspired by the glorious Madrigals and Sinfonias of Monteverdi; A Far Cry by Martin Lawrance to an impassioned piece by Edward Elgar and the hugely popular Brahms Hungarian is back again.

The company are excited to be back – and don’t miss them because once they’re gone,...

Tesco store in Exeter to launch Dance Beats fundraiser in aid of three leading UK health charities

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 07/19/2019 - 9:52am

Local colleagues at Tesco in Exeter will be inviting customers to don their dancing shoes and show off their moves as part of a UK-wide fundraiser this weekend for the supermarket’s three national health charity partners - Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK.

Visitors to the Exeter Vale Extra store this weekend will be treated to some epic dance performances, or they can show everyone their own moves on a specially created dance floor, providing plenty of selfie opportunities! Customers will also be able to join Tesco colleagues and charity...

Summer dance camp from 29th July 2019 image

Summer of Dance Program Encourages Kids to Stay Active

Authored by DanSci
Posted: Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:34am

School holidays may be looming, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops. To help kids stay active throughout the summer, DanSci Dance Studio in Exeter will host a series of interactive dance programmes for kids aged from 18 months to 12 years

“We are very excited for Summer of Dance to begin” says Artistic Director of DanSci Dance Studio, Ava Barron Thomas “First up on the schedule is our raved about annual mixed styles dance Camp.”

Ava says “the dance camp is filled with different dance styles, music, stage craft and fun. Designed for 5-12 year old’s, camp will allow them...

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