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Whats on... 

Friday 15 June - Choreographers Platform

19.30 Rose Theatre Kingston

New work by five choreographers will be performed for the first time as Ignition celebrates its fifth anniversary of supporting original choreographic talent. Selected by a competitive call out, this is a rare opportunity to glimpse the rich diversity of dance styles that is now Ignition's trademark. Booking essential.

Tickets £10 available Rose Box Office 0208 174 0090 or online

Saturday 16 June - Community Dance Platform

13.00 & 17.00 Rose Theatre Kinsgton

Featuring the brightest and best dance talent, this high octane event is sure to get everyone moving!

Tickets £8-£10 available Rose Box Office 0208 174 0090 or online

 

Past Events

Sunday 13 May - Community Dance Platform

13.00 & 17.00 Lyric Hammersmith

Featuring the brightest and best dance talent, this high octane event is sure to get everyone moving!

Tickets £8-£10 available Lyric Box Office 0208 741 6850 or online

Monday 14 May - Retrospective programme & Festival Launch

19.30 Lyric Hammersmith

The festival, launching 14 May, will be in the Lyric Hammersmith’s main house and features a special line up of performances to celebrate Ignition’s fifth birthday. DanceWest have commissioned five previous recipients of the festival’s prestigious choreographic bursaries to present work. The retrospective programme will include works by international artists Salah El Brogy (Akram Khan Company, Protein), Dane Hurst (Rambert Dance, Company Wayne McGregor) Thick & Tight (Tanztheatre Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Gary Clarke Company) Sally Marie (New Adventures, Royal Opera House) Tim Casson (Jasmin Vardimon, Sadlers Wells). The evening will also include announcements and presentation of Ignitions 2018 choreographic commissions recipients who will create new choreography for the Rose Theatre Kingston in June.

Tickets £8-£10 available Lyric Box Office 0208 741 6850 or online

 Watch the interview with DanceWest & Ignition Dance Festival founder Rosie Whitney-Fish  here

Watch the interview with DanceWest & Ignition Dance Festival founder Rosie Whitney-Fish here