Classes & Workshops
Elixir Festival Workshops
Sunday 14 September
A series of workshops that are part of the Elixir Festival, a celebration of lifelong creativity and the contribution of older artists.
Sunday 28 September, 2 - 3:30pm
Creative Deaf Dance workshop, combining sign-language and dance. Suitable for young deaf people aged 12-25.
Candoco Dance Company
Sunday 16 November, 3 - 6pm
Workshop introducing the work of Candoco Dance Company. Suitable for disabled and non-disabled young dancers aged 13+ and families.
Talks & Conferences
Elixir Festival — The Art of Age Conference
Monday 15 September
A one day conference featuring contributions from artists, choreographers and leaders in culture, health and performance research.
Thursday 18 September at Platform Theatre, post-show
The Danish choreographer on the UK premiere of her unorthodox new work. Free to same day ticket holders. BSL interpreted.
Mats Ek - Royal Swedish Ballet
Thursday 25 September
Sadler's Wells Artistic Director Alistair Spalding in conversation with Mats Ek. Free to same day ticket holders. BSL interpreted.
Friday 26 September, post-show
The first of two Wild Card events in the season, Seeta Patel will be in conversation with Mavin Khoo about her evening and the context of Indian classical dance in the UK. Free to same day ticket holders.
Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir
Thursday 2 October, post-show
The Icelandic performance artist discusses her work as part of the Northern Light season. Free to same day ticket holders.
Friday 10 October, post-show
Representing Finland in the Northern Light season Maija Hirvanen discusses this visually arresting performance piece. Free to same day ticket holders.
TAO Dance Theatre
Wednesday 22 October at 12pm in the Kahn Lecture Theatre
A free artist talk in the Kahn Lecture Theatre. To reserve a place please call Dance Umbrella on 020 7089 6271.
Karole Armitage, Crystal Pite, Wayne McGregor & Alexander Whitley
Friday 31 October
Alistair Spalding hosts a discussion between the four choreographers in the epic new Sadler’s Wells production. The artists will discuss their approaches to Adès music and how the music was selected, as well as the considerations of creating dance for Adès distinctive style of contemporary composition. Free to same day ticket holders. BSL interpreted.
zero visibility corp.
Tuesday 11 November, post-show
Featuring the company’s artistic director, on remounting this much-loved piece. Free to same day ticket holders.
Akram Khan & Israel Galván
Monday 3 November
Dance artist Akram Khan and flamenco dancer and choreographer Israel Galván join Alistair Spalding for a discussion focusing on the making of TOROBAKA. The discussion will explore the challenges and opportunities in bringing their two worlds and disparate styles together. Free to same day ticket holders. BSL interpreted.
Wednesday 19 November at 6.30pm
BSL-interpreted talk by Artistic Director Mark Baldwin in the main auditorium.
Friday 21 November at 6.30pm
Music talk by Music Director Paul Hoskins and Rambert Orchestra in the main auditorium.