Candoco Dance Company

Candoco commissions world-class choreographers to make work for our international company of dancers, curating a repertoire to excite and challenge perceptions of what dance can be.

We deliberately choose artists with a variety of approaches to choreography so that the work remains fresh, bold and unexpected.  We want to present choreographers who question their own practice and engage with pushing the boundaries of the art form and how it is presented on stage. Candoco provides the audience with a journey through contemporary dance, pioneered, re-interpreted and presented through our own particular lens.    

These ambitions are driven by an understanding that diversity is inherently exciting and most likely to lead to the next great idea. We want to continue pushing our own and others’ ambitions for what disabled dancers can do and involve as many talented artists as we can on this journey. This commitment puts learning at the heart of everything we do – as we must ensure there is room for different bodies, perspectives and experiences within dance. 

The majority of our repertoire is programmed as a double bill of two, 30 minute pieces. Alongside this we can offer duets for outdoor or more unusual performance settings, artistic residencies, masterclasses and bespoke workshops, or more ambitious projects such as The Show Must Go On.

We are happy to work with you to determine the right programme for your venue and audience. Visit our productions page to learn more about the work and do get in touch to discuss your ideas further.