Turn 2015


A micro-festival of new dance.

Presented by Word of Warning, Contact + Dance Manchester

###Friday 27 + Saturday 28 March 2015, 7.30pm Pirouetting and spinning, twizzling and twirling, Turn lands at Contact for its fourth year… this two-day conflagration of the best new dance in town explodes into life, with some fifteen† new works taking over the whole building.

Now it’s all over, see our Turn image gallery.

####Venue + Booking Details Dates: Friday 27 + Saturday 28 March 2015, 7.30pm
Venue: Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6JA
Tickets: £9/5 per night (two night pass £11/6)
Special offer: buy nine tickets + get your tenth free
Box Office Tel: 0161 274 0600

####More
Fluidly lyrical, effervescently acrobatic or eccentrically innovative, Turn has played host to curly haired capoeira twins, a ballerina in a body bag and a goggle-wearing, flipper-dance — join us in 2015 for another round of physical exuberance, featuring (participating artists subject to change†):
Adam Russell | Dan Watson | Ebony-Rose + Lorienne Aimée | EdgeFWD Dance Theatre | Joseph Mannion | Joshua Hubbard | Lo-Giudice Dance | Peter Grist + Co | Phoebe Ophelia Douthwaite | Rachel Sweeney | Rebekka Platt | Sophie Unwin | Tangled Dance Company | ™ Dance Company | Victoria Sheldon
plus a Mixed Movement Turn Special
Maelstrom Theatre no longer appear due to illness

Turn 2015 is our seventh annual platform for dancers + dance-makers — to get a feel for it, see Turn 2014’s programme + image gallery.

####What people have said about Turn

4* One of the key events in Manchester’s dance calendar.
The Public Reviews (2013).
Enjoyed the eclectic mix. A good way to sample dance, especially if you haven’t seen a lot before.
…creative and great to see such different work from emerging artists…
A real spur to young talent.
Audience Feedback (2014)
Great to see creative innovative new local work. Really good vibe.
Weird and wonderful — as always.
Fantastic platform for artists.
Audience Feedback (2013)

Turn 2015 previewed in articles by Creative Tourist, The Skinny + The Telegraph/The Axis.

####Access Information
Turn 2015 takes place in a number of different spaces and formats — some seated, some standing, some limited capacity, some participatory.
With intervals, both evenings last about 2½ hours; Saturday’s Mixed Movement extends beyond this by another 1½ hours max.
Age advisory: 14+ (parental discretion). For specific age and access information please email info@habarts.org or call 0161 232 6086.

####Credits
Turn 2015 is co-produced by hÅb, Contact + Dance Manchester; supported using public funding by Arts Council England + funded by Manchester City Council; a greenroom legacy project. Image: Levantes Dance Theatre, 2014

####Websites http://turnmcr.org | #TurnMcr

Turn 2015