New Adventures & Re:Bourne are very excited to be headed to the United States of America with Matthew Bourne’s double Olivier Award winning production of The Red Shoes. The production will make its American debut as part of a World Premiere tour, starting at the Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles on Friday 15 September 2017; and continuing to the Kennedy Center, Washington DC; Blumenthal Performing Arts, Charlotte and City Center, New York.
The North American tour dates will be 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.
Please note: we still have other opportunities to be confirmed so check back regularly.
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 will perform 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 have also been invited from their Ballet Class series.
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 will be 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'll be delivering 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 included 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.