Updated 24 Jan 2022
Currently on hiatus, Turn is our annual platform for North West† dancers + dance-makers. Formerly held in Manchester each spring, the last edition in 2017 had a new format with a dozen short pieces of new work shown to the public on a Friday night, followed by a Saturday of professional development…
Our ninth Turn took place at Contact on Friday 28 April 2017, with a dozen new northern dance-works — to get a feel for it see the image gallery, or delve further with 2016’s gallery + programme and 2015’s gallery + programme.
• currently on hiatus; we hope to return in 2023;
• a public micro-festival + open submission platform;
• an opportunity for artists to meet, show + peer-review work;
• an artist networking event;
• open to North West England† dancers + dance-makers, aged 18+ ;
• (2017 was also a selection platform for a series of bursaries for MDC’s Choreolab);
• Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org | turnmcr.org | #TurnMcr
† North West England consists of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire + Merseyside; it does not include Yorkshire or Derbyshire.