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Hofesh Shechter Company 2021-22 Tour Announcement

HOFESH SHECHTER COMPANY ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES FOR DOUBLE MURDER AND POLITICAL MOTHER UNPLUGGED   INTERNATIONALLY CELEBRATED CHOREOGRAPHER HOFESH SHECHTER ANNOUNCES RESCHEDULED WORK FOR 2021 AND 2022   WORLD PREMIERE OF DOUBLE MURDER WILL BE OPEN AT SADLER’S WELLS IN SEPTEMBER PRIOR TO AN INTERNATIONAL TOUR WITH FURTHER UK DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED   SOME UK […]

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Hofesh Shechter Company and Northern School of Contemporary Dance Announce New Partnership

Hofesh Shechter Company is delighted to announce a new partnership with Northern School of Contemporary Dance, as part of a joint commitment to increasing diversity and equal opportunities within the dance sector. Sharon Watson MBE, CEO and Principal of NSCD, said: “The relationship being developed with Hofesh Shechter Company and Northern School of Contemporary Dance has the […]

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Shechter II return with POLITICAL MOTHER UNPLUGGED

In January, 10 exceptional young artists from 7 different countries, selected at open auditions from over 1000 dancers gathered in the UK to begin our Shechter II 2020 Programme.* After their orientation and 6 weeks of creation and rehearsals with Hofesh and Rehearsal Director Chien-Ming Chang on a new version of Hofesh’s iconic piece Political […]

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Hofesh Shechter Company Wins Prestigious Fedora Prize

Hofesh Shechter Company is delighted to be awarded the prestigious FEDORA – VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Prize for Ballet 2020 for LIGHT: Bach dances (working title), a major new work that is due to open at the Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen on 30 April and will run until 15 May 2021 prior to a European […]

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Hofesh Shechter Company awarded Culture Recovery Fund grant

Hofesh Shechter Company are extremely thankful to the Treasury, the Culture Secretary and the teams at the DCMS and ACE for awarding us a grant from the Culture Recovery Fund. This welcome news comes after many months of cancelled performances and projects, resulting in a significant loss to our earned income, and is the vital […]

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A message from Hofesh Shechter Company

Like all of you, Hofesh Shechter Company has been affected considerably by the Covid-19 epidemic. Being an international touring company, performing to world-wide audiences, a significant amount of our performances have been cancelled, due to the restrictions of travel, both internationally and nationally, and the strict restrictions on public gatherings. From the outset of Hofesh […]

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Hofesh Shechter Company Announces Plans For 2020

Double Murder Internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter reveals Double Murder as his new production for Hofesh Shechter Company. A thrilling new double bill of contemporary dance for our times, Double Murder presents two distinctly contrasting pieces exploring societal schisms and human kinship. Shechter’s New Creation, sculptured as an antidote and partner piece to the murderous, […]

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Colette Hansford appointed as Executive Producer

Hofesh Shechter Company today announced the appointment of Colette Hansford as the company’s new Executive Producer from 1st July. Colette will support and work alongside Hofesh Shechter in the creative and organisational development of this internationally renowned contemporary dance company. Colette currently holds the position of Administrative Director and has been part of the Executive […]

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