Phoenix Dance Theatre is the UK’s longest standing contemporary dance company outside of London.
Since the Company’s small beginnings in 1981, it has grown to be a key Northern forerunner in contemporary dance and for three and a half decades has performed across the globe educating and inspiring audiences through the medium of dance.
As a middle scale repertory company, Phoenix employs a permanent company of professional dancers to showcase an innovative programme of dance performances by a diverse range of choreographers to audiences across the UK and internationally. Phoenix is often commissioned to perform at special events and deliver special projects and co-productions of varying sizes. Phoenix has an established dance education programme that delivers workshops and pre-vocational and accredited dance training in schools, colleges, universities, community settings and at our own studios to young people from diverse backgrounds and with varying abilities.