BALLETBOYZ  brand new production Life, which received its world premiere at London’s Sadler’s Wells in April 2016, comes to the New Theatre Oxford on Friday May 13.  The show features new commissions by Javier de Frutos and Pontus Lidberg. After opening at Sadler’s Wells where BalletBoyz are Associate Artists, the production will embark on a UK tour, followed by a tour of the USA in 2017. The piece is co-produced by Sadler’s Wells in association with artsdepot.

Performed by the award-winning all-male company of ten dancers, the show features an original score and the evening takes an elegant, powerful and provocative look at life and death, presented in BalletBoyz’ inimitable style.

After premiering in London the production, will tour to: Worthing; London; Oxford; Exeter; Guildford; Yeovil; Edinburgh; Dundee; Southport; Lichfield; Cheltenham and Cambridge.

Javier de Frutos said: “I’m thrilled to be working with BalletBoyz again. This time the subject is LIFE and inevitably Death, an intoxicating cocktail, and this is a company of exquisite ingredients and one of a kind in the Dance World so I’m looking forward to the exhilarating experience that it is creating work with them!”

Pontus Lidberg said: “I’m truly excited to be creating for one of the world’s most forward thinking dance companies. Working with BalletBoyz on this new piece is proving to generate engaging material and ideas.”

‘Rippling torsos, reckless leaps and a happy sense of shared joy in their physicality…IRRESISTIBLE’  The Daily Express

‘Dancers soar and rebound off each other’s bodies, orchestrating a paradox of muscular impact and weightless flight that I’ve never seen on stage’  The Guardian ****

‘Their bounding energy is infectious…THRILLING’  The Independent ****

Running time: 80 minutes including interval

Performance:  Friday 13th May 7.30pm

Venue:  New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG

Tickets:  £16.90 – £29.40 plus £4.00 transaction fee*

Tickets can be purchased from the New Theatre Box Office on George Street, by ringing 0844 871 3020 or online here or at www.atgtickets.com/oxford (phone and internet bookings subject to booking/transaction fee. Calls are charged at 7p per minute, plus your phone company’s access charge.).

For bookings of 10 or more, or for Equal Access bookings, please call the dedicated in-house team on 0844 871 3040.

Find out more about the Company here

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