We're very excited to be touring the USA with Matthew Bourne’s double Olivier Award winning production of The Red Shoes. The production had its American debut, as part of our World Premiere tour, at the Ahmanson Theatre (Los Angeles) on Friday 15 September 2017; with further tour dates at the Kennedy Center, Washington DC; Blumenthal Performing Arts, Charlotte and City Center, New York through to Sunday 5 November 2017.
The North American tour dates are supported across the continent with a program of workshops, curtain raisers and masterclasses for young people, emerging artists and educators led by Re:Bourne, the charitable arm of New Adventures. Details can be found below, separated by each city that we're touring to and you'll find information of how to get involved if it's an open opportunity.
New York City, NY
Workshops at LaGuardia High School
Oct 25 - 26, 2017
Two workshops will be delivered for junior students at LaGuardia High School.
Dance Educators Development Masterclass
Dance Education Laboratory, New York
Oct 29, 2017
1pm - 6pm
This FREE opportunity is for educators to deepen their teaching practice. Explore the creative devices, exercises and games—suitable for all ages and abilities—embedded in New Adventures’ signature storytelling, characterization and expression.
The Red Shoes Masterclass
New York City Center
Oct 30, 2017
4pm - 8pm
Join us for a unique masterclass exploring Matthew Bourne's production of The Red Shoes, playing at New York City Center from October 26 – November 5 2017.
The masterclass was delivered by Associate Artistic Director, Etta Murfitt and longstanding principal company dancer, Nina Goldman. Open to dancers in training or working professionally, the masterclass is suitable for anyone at Intermediate Advance level and above.
Masterclasses at Steps on Broadway
Oct 30, Nov 1, Nov 3
2.30pm - 4.30pm
We delivered three masterclasses at Steps on Broadway in New York City on October 30, November 1 and 3. Discover our signature narrative dance style & movement vocabulary while stretching your technical prowess and performance skill. Repertoire will include The Red Shoes, The Car Man, and Swan Lake.
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts Curtain Raiser
Nov 4, 2017
Before the 2pm matinee performance of The Red Shoes at New York City Center on November 4, dancers from Frank Sinatra School of the Arts will perform a short response piece to the show, live on stage, before the main performance.
Los Angeles, CA
Workshops at USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
Sept 29, 2017
Two workshops led by The Red Shoes dancers Glenn Graham and Daisy May Kemp with students at USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.
Lula Washington Dance Theatre Curtain Raiser
Sept 30, 2017
Before the 2pm matinee performance of The Red Shoes at the Ahmanson Theatre on September 30, dancers from Lula Washington Dance Theatre performed a short response piece to the show, live on stage, before the main performance.
Kennedy Center Masterclass
October 9, 2017
A masterclass based on The Red Shoes for intermediate/advances adults as part of the Kennedy Center's 'Explore the Arts' series, five students were invited from their Ballet Class series.
Curtain Raiser Performance
October 14, 2017
Before the 1.30pm matinee performance of The Red Shoes at the Kennedy Center on October 14, students from Schools Without Walls High School & Paul Public Charter School performed a short response piece to the show, live on stage, before the main performance.
Charlotte Ballet Masterclass
Oct 19, 2017
We will be delivering a masterclass for students at Charlotte Ballet.
Oct 22, 2017
Students from CATO Early Middle College & Vance High School will perform a response piece to The Red Shoes in Blumenthal Performing Arts' Plaza before the evening performance at 7.30pm on October 22.