Swing Sister Swing
An original swing dance and swing music show celebrating female choreographers, musicians and jazz dance.
“They are an award-winning, exceptional and innovative all-female dance troupe – but all that glitters is not gold. Some want out.”
Swing Sister Swing takes the audience on a journey behind the glitz and glamor of the classic all-female chorus line. Featuring six powerful women and a banging original score by Two Twenty Two Music it's a story about the politics of partner dance and the magic of what we make together.
The dancing and music is vintage, but this show is no nostalgic throwback, it is a joyous blend of laughter, dance and storytelling that will lift the spirits of anyone who watches it.
Venue: Studio Theatre
Swing Sister Swing leads self-expression, creativity and collective joy through jazz music and dance. Co-founded by Cat Foley & Nancy Hitzig in 2018, Swing Sister Swing is a female-led swing dance and theatre company that specialises in public programmes, original captivating shows and workshops for people of all ages and abilities. Swing Sister Swing brings together dancers, musicians, storytellers and artists who champion the stories of jazz music and dance greats, alongside the modern feminist stories of women in swing dance today. Whether in the community, or on stage, all the work is female-led, reflective of modern society and presents at minimum 50/50 gender equity across all activities.
Co-Artistic Directors: Cat Foley and Nancy Hitzig
Director: Joseph Hardy
Dramaturg: Emily Aboud
Writer: Natasha Brown
Original Music score: Two Twenty Two
Musical Director: Annette Walker
Stage Manager: Cam Mitchell
Lighting Design: Zak Macro
Recorded Footage: John Gillespie
Producer: Treacle Holasz
Supported by: Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants, Canada Council for the Arts, Co-Commissioning Partner: Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatres and Rich Mix
Age Guidance: 16+
Running Time: 1 hour 20 mins (no interval)
Tickets from £12
Group Discounts may apply to this event. Please contact the Groups Department at email@example.com for more information.
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In line with government guidelines, we have returned to full capacity for events and seating for this performance is not socially distanced.
Following the recent lifting of restrictions, we have kept some safety measures in place and are asking visitors to:
- Scan the NHS Covid-19 Test & Trace QR code on arrival
- Wear a face covering inside the building, including in the auditorium
- Be aware of their proximity to others when moving around the building
- Use contactless payment methods where possible