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.

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


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.


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


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Turn 2015