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We meet Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director Sharon Watson

We spoke to Sharon (pictured above) about how she got into dance, what makes Phoenix Dance Theatre different and Leeds’ Bid for the European Capital of Culture Can you tell us about how you got into your position at Phoenix Dance Theatre?   My journey started way back when I was nine years old with an inspirational teacher at Harehills ...

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West Indian Carnival 50th Anniversary

Carnival Ballet To Mark 50 Years of Leeds West Indian Carnival With just over 50 days to go until this year’s Leeds West Indian Carnival, organisers have announced the first plans to celebrate the event’s 50th anniversary in 2017. Europe’s longest running authentic Caribbean carnival will partner with the critically acclaimed Leeds based Phoenix Dance Theatre to stage Carnival Ballet ...

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