Tenacity – Phoenix at Home

Presented by 
Phoenix Dance Theatre
£15 Adult and £10 Concessions
Wednesday 24 – Saturday 27 September at 7.30pm
Show Overview 

Phoenix Dance Theatre presents Tenacity, a specially curated programme that commemorates 50 years of the Civil Rights Act; a landmark piece of American legislation that allowed voices to be heard and actions to have meaning and which became a catalyst for change in many parts of the world.

Featuring a selection of signature pieces from Phoenix’s historic repertoire including The Audacious One by Warren Adams and 1976, Alesandra Seutin’s narrative of the Soweto Uprising, this moving programme will reflect the company’s engagement with its heritage and pay homage to the development of Civil Rights across the world.

Running time: Approximately 1 hour

Dance and Civil Rights Symposium

Phoenix Dance Theatre is delighted to offer a unique multi-media symposium – including dance, presentations, film and audience discussion – that celebrates 50 years of the Civil Rights Act and explores how dance and choreographic works can address strong political issues. Find out more and book here.

Dates & Prices 

All tickets £15, concessions £10.

A limited number of £5 tickets are available for advanced booking for patrons aged 26 and under. Once these have been sold no more £5 tickets will be released until the day of the performance, the number of which will be subject to availability. Proof of eligibility is required. To book call 0113 220 8008. 

Please note late arrivals will be admitted during the interval.


  • Watch this video with exclusive footage of 1976 featuring interviews with dancers and artisitic director Sharon Watson