Two days of dance at Manchester’s Contact Theatre.

Manchester’s Contact Theatre is set to host Turn for the fourth year.  The two-day micro-festival of new dance will take place on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th May from 7.30pm featuring fifteen new works, which will take over the whole building.

Turn 2015, presented by Word of Warning and Contact, co-produced by hAb, Contact and Dance Manchester, will find pirouettes, spins, twizzling and twirling over a number of different spaces and formats – where audiences will be seated, stood or even participating.

The event, which has been supporting by Arts Council England and Manchester City Council, has previously played host to curly haired capoeira twins, a ballerina in a body bag and a goggle-wearing, flipper-dance.  It is fluidly lyrical, effervescently acrobatic and eccentrically innovative.

The 2015 round of physical exuberance includes the following.

Friday 27 March:

Adam Russell; Ebony-Rose and Lorienne Aimée; Joshua Hubbard; Lo-Giudice Dance; Maelstrom Theatre; Peter Grist and Company; Rachel Sweeney and Sophie Unwin.


Saturday 28 March:

Dan Watson; EdgeFWD Dance Theatre; Joseph Mannion; Malachi Simmons and Theo Fapohunda; Phoebe Ophelia Douthwaite; Rebekka Platt; Tangled Dance Company; Victoria Sheldon and a Mixed Movement Turn Special.


Turn 2015 takes place at Manchester’s Contact Theatre, Oxford Road on 27th and 28th March at 7.30pm.  Tickets £9/£5 (or a two day pass £11/£6).  Over 14s.  Booking via  #TurnMcr

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