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Matthew Bourne’s reworking of Edward Scissorhands has earned its place alongside Swan Lake and The Nutcracker as a Christmas treat for dance lovers. Here, the maverick director reveals why the story resonates with him so strongly...
"Attracting new audiences in unprecedented numbers"
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We wanted to share a round-up of some of the best reviews from the National Press
"Matthew Bourne is the world’s most popular living dance maker."
Swan Lake is a the Regent Theatre from October 17-26
As rehearsals start at Three Mills Studios today, we are excited to announce the full casting for the UK tour of Edward Scissorhands.
"A rare treat! Bourne’s wit and flair are in full play"
On Wednesday 1st October staff and students at Sir George Monoux College held a special ceremony to mark the momentous return of a former pupil, Matthew Bourne OBE - an internationally acclaimed dance and theatre choreographer.
Historic day for New Adventures as we make our debut in CHINA! Two weeks of performances at Shanghai Culture Square - Sending all our love to the incredible Swan Lake company and crew on this milestone event!
"New Adventures is one of Britain’s most successful cultural institutions"
Debra Craine, The Times
"Thank you to everyone who came to the Hackney Empire over the last two nights to support JOHN ROSS' NACA SHOWCASE - We at New Adventures are so proud of John and his team, but the evening would have been nothing without the support of our friends, fans and dancers who made up these fabulous audiences. Hope you had a great night and thank you again for being there!" Matt B
WILD BOYS! Lord of the Flies Opens at the Liverpool Empire on Wednesday 10th (this week).
"Beautifully paced, directed and lit, Swan Lake is a must-see’ "
Edinburgh Evening News
Our good friend and photographer extraordinaire, ROY TAN, had exclusive access to the final rehearsals for our SWAN LAKE International Tour and has given us permission to share some of his "behind the scenes" portfolio of gems.
Book now for the New Adventures Choreographer Award showcase at Hackeny Empire
17 (Preview) & 18 September 2014, 7.30pm / Tickets £15 & £20
"The most successful and most prolific dance producers in the country"
Mark Shenton, The Stage
You can now download Terry Davies powerful original score to Lord of the Flies, available now on iTunes!
We are delighted to announce that Matthew Bourne's NEW ADVENTURES and RE:BOURNE join the ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND NATIONAL PORTFOLIO
"A REMARKABLE PROJECT. IT’S THE ELECTRIFYING INTENSITY GENERATED BY THE ENTIRE CAST THAT MAKES THIS SUCH AN EXCITING EXPERIENCE"
Mail on Sunday
Fasten your seatbelts...
Lord of the Flies - Touring the UK throughout 2014
"A TRIUMPH by any standards. Originally staged, tightly directed and searingly performed"
You can now watch our interview on BBC Breakfast. Watch Matthew talking about Lord of the Flies with Layton and Nathan.
25th Anniversary Souvenir Brochure available online NOW
plus JUST RELEASED: Limited Edition Lord of the Flies Tour poster only £5
New Adventures lead summer workshops at The Place 11- 15th Aug
Now you can keep up to date with Lez Brotherston's gorgeous designs on his new website!
Liam Mower is set to return to Billy Elliot The Musical, the show that saw him win an Olivier Award in 2006 for playing the title role alongside James Lomas and George Maguire.
Great photo by Mikah Smillie of our GLASGOW cast of LORD OF THE FLIES,
We welcome ballet superstar, MARCELO GOMES, who makes his debut in New Adventures SWAN LAKE as The Swan/Stranger for guest appearances in TOKYO only! Worth travelling to Japan for?
Matthew Bourne's rendering of Lord of the Flies as dance is an extraordinary twist on an old tale, says Sarah Crompton
Another group of fantastic young male talent! The boys take time out in sunny Plymouth for a group photo.
From 16 October 2014, Swan Lake will play the Regent Theatre Melbourne for 2 weeks followed by 8 shows in Sydney
Calling all USA Friends! Premiere USA TV screening next Friday 25th April at 9pm ET on PBS - Don't miss this chance to catch our latest Tchaikovsky hit in full HD!
Further casting to be announced.
“He is a choreographer, a director, a story-teller, a magician, and like his early inspiration, Fred Astaire, he is the consummate entertainer”
Watch highlights from our New Adventures/Re:Bourne launch event at Three Mills Studios September 2013.
Dominic North and Ashley Shaw in costume at a publicity photoshoot with Hugo Glendinning. East London February 2014.