Turn 2014

Micro-festival of new dance.

Presented by Word of Warning + Contact

Friday 4 + Saturday 5 April 2014, 7.30pm

Explosive, intimate, graceful and challenging — a two night micro-festival of emerging danceworks. Sinuous physicality and flying acrobatic exuberance; tender personal moments and giant shadows bending sound — Turn 2014 invites you to join the dance…

Venue + Booking Details

Dates: Friday 4 + Saturday 5 April 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6JA
Tickets: £9/5 (two night pass £11/6) | Special offer: buy ten tickets, get one free
Box Office Tel: 0161 274 0600


Turn 2014 is our sixth annual platform for dancers + dance-makers, featuring seventeen new works (participating artists subject to change):

Ane Iselin Brogeland Anna Macdonald Anoikis Ashleigh Berry Christopher Owen Debbie Freedman Ellen Turner Fluxus Collective Gracefool Collective Hannah Buckley Jane Munro + the visitors Jo Ashbridge Joshua Hubbard F*#¿!D Levantes Dance Theatre Peter Grist + Company Tom Bowes Dance Yi-Han Wu 吳逸涵 + Oscar South

Now it’s all over, see Turn 2014’s image gallery.

Schedule (timings are approximate and subject to change)

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Turn Schedule Friday
Turn Schedule Saturday

What people have said about Turn

★★★★One of the key events in Manchester’s dance calendar.
The Public Reviews (2013)
Great to see creative innovative new local work. Really good vibe.
…a new experience. Too many highlights to mention. Thank you WoW!
Weird and wonderful — as always.
Fantastic platform for artists.
Audience Feedback (2013)
A 4★ review of Turn 2013’s first night by the public reviews.
A documentary film about Tom Bowes Dance performing Brute in Turn 2013.
A preview of Turn 2014 by Manchester Wire


Co-produced by hÅb, Contact, Dance Manchester + Live at LICA. A greenroom legacy project.

Turn 2014