Matthew Bourne Presents: Doorstep Duets

DanceMatthew Bourne Presents: Doorstep Duets

Matthew Bourne Presents: Doorstep Duets

Doorstep Duets Returns for a 3rd Year. Unleashing a Dazzling Celebration of Dance in Unconventional Spaces…

Get ready to experience the transformative power of dance as Doorstep Duets announces its highly anticipated return for a third season. This extraordinary outdoor dance spectacle promises to enchant audiences with original choreography crafted by emerging talents, igniting joy and wonder in unconventional settings. From Farnham Maltings to Essex, Suffolk, Kent, Surrey, and Eastbourne, Doorstep Duets will embark on a journey that celebrates the joy and wonder of dance.

Launching on 11 July at Farnham Maltings, Doorstep Duets will present “Back to Us,” a brand-new choreographic creation by Glenn Graham, a renowned choreographer. This exceptional dance piece delves deep into the profound essence of friendship and the universal longing for connection. The production features an extraordinary ensemble of New Adventures dancers, including the remarkable talents of Ben Brown, Benjamin Barlow Bazeley, Jade Copas, and Hannah Hernandez.

One of the distinguishing features of Doorstep Duets is its ability to transform unconventional spaces into extraordinary stages. From schools and care homes to libraries, parks, high streets, marinas, festivals, and even doorsteps, the performances will unfold in a wide array of locations. Audiences will be treated to a unique blend of movement, passion, and storytelling, as each performance creates a moment of magic in unexpected places.

“Doorstep Duets is a programme that means such a lot to me. I didn’t get to experience anything like this growing up, so to have the opportunity to share my ideas through the joy of dance with local communities is such an honour.”. 

New Adventures presents Doorstep Duets Ding Dong choreographed by Sophia Hurdley featuring Sam Archer, Maddie Brennan, Isaac Bowry, Cameron Flynn, Savannah French and Luke Murphy. Photo by Stephen Daly
Doorstep Duets will grace the following locations with its awe-inspiring performances:

Farnham Maltings
Woking Town Centre
Clacton Shopping Village
Harlow Town Park
King George V Playing Field, Colchester
Colchester Library and Culver Square
Latitude Festival
Marlowe Theatre and Three Cities Garden, Canterbury
Market Square and Marina Curve, Dover
Horley Library and Reigate Library
Camberley Library, Egham Library, and Staines Library
Eastbourne Library

Glenn Graham, a prodigious talent and a key figure in the world of dance, brings his immense creativity and expertise to “Back to Us.” Glenn has had a remarkable journey with New Adventures since his debut as a performer in 2003’s “Nutcracker!” His exceptional skills were last showcased in the awe-inspiring production of “The Car Man” at the illustrious Royal Albert Hall in 2022. Now, as a New Adventures Resident Artist and mentor to the Emerging Artists, Glenn steps into the limelight once again with “Back to Us,” marking his sensational choreographic debut for New Adventures.

New Adventures presents Doorstep Duets. Photo by Stephen Daly

Doorstep Duets invites audiences to experience the magic of dance in unexpected places. This exceptional initiative not only celebrates the artistry of dance but also fosters a sense of unity and community. By showcasing the beauty of movement and the power of storytelling, Doorstep Duets creates unforgettable moments that transcend traditional performance spaces.

New Adventures presents Doorstep Duets Ding Dong choreographed by Sophia Hurdley featuring Sam Archer, Maddie Brennan, Isaac Bowry, Cameron Flynn, Savannah French and Luke Murphy. Photo by Stephen Daly
New Adventures presents Doorstep Duets Ding Dong choreographed by Sophia Hurdley featuring Maddie Brennan and Sam Archer. Photo by Stephen Daly

Doorstep Duets is a visionary dance initiative dedicated to bringing the magic of choreography to outdoor spaces and non-traditional performance venues. With its annual showcase of original works by emerging artists, Doorstep Duets aims to inspire, entertain, and unite communities through the universal language of dance.

Find out more www.new-adventures.net/doorstep-duets

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