Continuing to uphold its reputation as the north west’s premiere venue for contemporary dance, The Lowry’s autumn season features performances by five companies:
Ballet Black (right), October 12-13. Royal Ballet Olivier Award-winning choreographer Will Tuckett blends classical ballet, poetry and music to explore ideas of home and belonging in Then Or Now. The show also features a performance by fellow Olivier Award-winning choreographer, Mthuthuzeli November, contemplating the purpose of life in The Waiting Game.
The Lost Happy Endings (left), October 22-23. An original story by Carol Ann Duffy is retold through dance in this fantasy family show "packed with spirit, adventure and glorious surprises". The piece is narrated by Joanna Lumley.
Agudo Dance Company’s Carmen (bottom), October 26. Jose Agudo combines Flamenco and contemporary dance for a re-tellng of the tragic story, set to an original Flamenco-infused score.
Dickson Mbi’s Enowate (above), November 2-3. A solo dance inspired by a life-changing journey to his ancestral home in Cameroon. One review called it a "powerful, mesmerising, haunting, disturbing piece of work".
BLKDOG (top) November 26. Botis Seva reflects on how the youth of today are coping in a world not built for them.
Tickets for all dance shows can be found at the Lowry website here.