The Venue is a 380 seat theatre in Milton Keynes. Situated in the South East of Milton Keynes near Central Milton Keynes, and close to the M1, The Venue has become a landmark within Milton Keynes and the surrounding area, supporting community, professional and corporate use. The Venue MK is proud to host performers ranging from Professional touring Productions, Milton Keynes' Favourite Little Pantomime produced by Dreams'n'Wishes to many of the wonderful Performing Arts Schools based in and around the area, from all over the country. Join our mailing list, or follow us on social media to find out more.
20 to 22 March 2020
The Ensemble - University of Bedford
20 March 2020 - 7pm
The Ensemble is the performing group of MA Dance Performance and Choreography at the University of Bedfordshire. All students join the company as part of the course. The Ensemble is an international company with dancers from China, Greece, Japan, Portugal, Spain and the UK, and undertakes national and international touring of performance works. The company aims to commission a diverse range of work from leading contemporary choreographers that exposes students and audiences to current choreographic thinking and questions. In 2019/20, commissioned choreographers are Julia Cheng, Adrian Look and Tamara Ashley.
Choreographer: Adrian Look
Performance by The Ensemble
Letters to the Earth
Moving for a planet in crisis. Inspired by the @culturedeclares Letters to the Earth Project
Director: Tamara Ashley
Choreography and Performance by The Ensemble
Music: Jean Rameau, Phillip Glass
The hardest thing is looking deep into the mirrored mire of our gut wrenching truth.
Choreographer: Julia Cheng
Movement Assistant: Dickson Mbi
Dance Captain: Sera Maehara
Music: Void by NYX, Dirge by Clint Mansell, Faith’s Hymn by Beautiful Chorus, Still Moving by Yaron Engler
All Day Workshop with Company Chameleon
21 March 2020
Examples of styles:
Company Chameleon videos:Push: https://vimeo.com/48549373
Celebrating 10 years Chameleon: https://vimeo.com/257534232
MAPdance present a mixed bill
22 March 2020 - 7pm
mapdance 2020 offers an enticingly varied set of exciting new works by renowned and upcoming international contemporary choreographers, plus the revival of Inside the Animal by Jose Agudo from the 2018 tour. The gratifying roster of new artists this year includes Gary Clark, Ceyda Tanc, Noa Shadur. The University of Chichester’s MA touring company is an established group of dynamic young dancers recruited nationally and internationally. Their diverse repertoire offers audiences a refreshing mixture of gritty dance-theatre, wry humour, and both intricate and questioning choreography.