Phoenix rise to the occasion

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INTERNATIONALLY renowned Phoenix Dance Theatre is celebrating its 30th birthday in style at Buxton Opera House, with their show - Reflected on Tuesday March 29.

Reflected features two new dance works; Richard Wherlock’s sensual and vibrant Switch, and Melt, which offers an innovative blend of aerial dance and contemporary choreography. Also on the programme is Philip Taylor’s What It Is, a sultry, playful take on love and sexuality set to a mesmerising Amy Winehouse soundtrack.

Phoenix will complete their line-up with Pave Up Paradise by Ben Duke and Raquel Meseguer - a tongue-in-cheek retelling of the story of Adam and Eve.

Contemporary dance company Phoenix Dance Theatre are visiting Buxton for the first time under Artistic Director Sharon Watson, who has revitalised Phoenix since arriving at the company in 2009.

Phoenix is offering what it does best – compelling, entertaining and diversely mixed programmes whilst reintroducing classic pieces from Phoenix’s rich history.

The show starts at 7.30pm.

Tickets for Phoenix Dance Theatre - Reflected are priced at £14 and discounts are available. Call the Box Office on 0845 127 2190 or buy online at www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk.